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5 Weight Loss Benefits of Quitting Alcohol

5 Weight Loss Benefits of Quitting Alcohol person weighing themselves

Did you know that having four or more drinks per day can significantly increase your risk of obesity?1 If drinking alcohol is a regular part of your daily routine and you’re looking to change things up, getting sober can have many weight loss benefits. Here are five great ways getting sober can help you achieve […]

Adderall vs. Ritalin: What’s the Difference?

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There are many similarities between Adderall and Ritalin, but both drugs can cause dependence and addiction and should be used with caution. In this blog, we’ll explain the primary similarities and differences between the two drugs, including their side effects, withdrawal symptoms, and treatment options for addiction.

How to Get Insurance to Pay for Drug Detox

How to Get Insurance to Pay for Drug Detox woman paying for drug detox with insurance

If you or a loved one decides to enroll in a drug detox program, there are many ways to pay for treatment. While scholarships, sliding scale reduced pricing, private loans, and payment plans are all examples of payment options, using insurance benefits to pay for detox is also common. If you want to use your […]

Why Breaking Up with Alcohol Might Be the Best Thing for Your Love Life

Why Breaking Up with Alcohol Might Be the Best Thing for Your Love Life happy couple after they detoxed from alcohol

At a time of year when love and relationships are on many people’s minds, this might also be a good time to reflect on your relationship with alcohol and how it affects your friendships, your marriage, or your romantic endeavors. Alcohol abuse can spoil romance in more ways than one. Not only can it exacerbate […]

Meth vs. Adderall: What’s the Difference?

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Chemically speaking, methamphetamine and Adderall have many similarities, but they are not the same drug. While meth and Adderall do share many similar side effects and health risks, there are[slider] several important differences between the two. In this blog, we’ll review the similarities and the differences, as well as the side effects, withdrawal symptoms, signs […]

Adderall vs Vyvanse: What’s the Difference?

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Adderall and Vyvanse are classified as Schedule II drugs and both are stimulants that are commonly prescribed to treat ADHD. But what’s the difference between Adderall and Vyvanse? Here are some of the main differences and similarities between these two drugs, as well as a side-by-side comparison of their side effects, withdrawal, addiction symptoms, and […]

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

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Updated on August 7th, 2020 Polysubstance abuse is a common practice. Although any type of drug use can be detrimental to a person’s health and well-being, polydrug abuse is associated with a significant number of negative health and societal issues. Polysubstance abuse is a common practice. Although any type of drug use can be detrimental […]

10 Dangerous Alcohol and Drug Combinations

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Abusing drugs and alcohol simultaneously is common in America, but it doesn’t come without serious risks. In 2011, there were 606,653 Emergency Department visits involving alcohol, and many of these also involved other drugs.1 Research findings also show people who are addicted to alcohol are much more likely than the general population to also abuse […]

5 Warning Signs of Brain Damage from Drugs and Alcohol

5 Warning Signs of Brain Damage from Drugs and Alcohol man suffering from brain damage

Table of contents5 Warning Signs of Brain Damage From Drugs and AlcoholBrain Disorders Caused by Drug and Alcohol AbuseTypes of Drugs that Can Cause Brain DamageIs It Possible to Reverse Brain Damage from Drugs?Healing the Physical and Psychological Damage of Drug Abuse Alcohol and drugs have profound effects on the brain, leading to what we […]

Suboxone Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment

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Many people take Suboxone in hopes of avoiding the uncomfortable side effects of opioid withdrawal. However, this is not an entirely effective way to do so, as Suboxone use can cause addiction and withdrawal symptoms too. Whether you’re quitting heroin or Suboxone, the withdrawal experience is just a part of the process, but medical detox […]

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