Drug Treatment Center Information

  • CBT vs. DBT

    Cognitive-behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy are forms of talk therapy that help you address the root causes of your addiction. Doctors use these treatments to help you manage any mental disorders you have. Although there are several similarities, there are also differences between CBT vs. DBT that distinguish each type of therapy.  Let’s take […]

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  • Emotional Effects of Alcohol

    Although legal, alcohol is one of the most highly addictive psychoactive substances in the world. Like other psychoactive substances, alcohol can lead to physical and psychological dependence. The emotional effects of alcohol can also be damaging. Since alcohol lowers your inhibitions, intoxication can cause you to argue and fight with others. In fact, drinking also […]

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  • Opioid Crisis in America

    The opioid crisis in America is a serious issue that needs to be addressed and talked about. When you are looking for help for yourself or a loved one, reach out to an opioid addiction treatment center that can help. Learn more about the opioid crisis in America and how to find help below. Opioid […]

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  • Substance Use among Young Tourists Contributing to Rise in Violence

    For years, industry experts have questioned the relationship between drugs and alcohol and violence. Some suggest that one leads to the other, while opponents argue that drugs merely highlight those attributes an individual already has. A recent Science Daily report examines a new study that shows that high levels of drug and alcohol consumption are […]

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  • High School Students in New Jersey Being Held Accountable for Summer Drinking

    Students returning to public schools in Morris County, New Jersey, are being held accountable for their behavior over the summer. County school districts are increasingly putting students—especially athletes—on notice that their actions outside of school, even during the summer, can result in consequences. The Daily Record reports that last September, some Roxbury High School students […]

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  • Drug Use, Alcohol, Tobacco Among Factors Related to Sexual Dysfunction

    Results of a study are shedding new light on the reasons some men suffer sexual dysfunction. Poor diet and an unhealthy lifestyle may have a more significant impact on men’s sexual function than previously thought. With study results published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, a recent Digital Journal article addresses the possible causes for […]

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  • No Level of Alcohol Consumption Safe During Pregnancy

    The message for alcohol and pregnancy is clear: no amount is safe, when it comes to protecting the health of the mother and the unborn child. In the U.S., statistics indicate that one out of every eight expectant mothers uses alcohol, and one out of every 30 will participate in a binge drinking episode during […]

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  • Methamphetamine and Pregnancy

    In Hawaii, at least 50 percent of methamphetamine abusers and addicts are women. It’s believed that the drug’s side effects, which include reduced hunger and weight loss, helps explain why so many women abuse the drug. Most women who use methamphetamine are in their child-bearing years, which can result in meth-affected pregnancies. Using methamphetamine during […]

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  • An Old Drug Revived

    An old drug deemed as the “miracle drug” for weight loss was taken out of circulation a few years ago, but researchers have found that an altered form may be their best bet to reviving the pill. According to a recent article with details of a recent study, scientists have found a modification to the drug, Rimonabant […]

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  • Arkansas Attorney Arrested on Methamphetamine Charges

    An attorney from Berryville, Arkansas, was arrested Friday night on multiple drug charges after she allegedly sold methamphetamine to a confidential informant. Cindy Baker, 36, is facing several felony counts, including delivery of a controlled substance (meth) and possession of drugs and firearms, possession of a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance near certain […]

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