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Common Excuses to Avoid Rehab

Unfortunately, it’s common for people with a substance use disorder to resist treatment and make up excuses to escape rehab. Many experts say that people can’t be pushed into recovery

Healthy Ways to Prevent Relapse in Recovery

Addiction is a lifelong illness and, like other chronic diseases, you’ll need to learn ways to manage it on a day-to-day basis. This includes strategies to help prevent relapse. What

Treating Physical vs. Psychological Addiction

Addiction is both physical and psychological – meaning it not only impacts the body but it also impacts the mind. Physical addiction, for instance, causes your body to become dependent

Auto Accidents Up in States That Legalized Marijuana

Here’s yet another downside of legalizing recreational marijuana: more auto accidents. A new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute said that crashes in

Study: Pot Can Reprogram Sperm Genes

If you’re a man of child-bearing age, here’s yet another reason to stop using marijuana. A new study suggests that smoking pot can cause a number of genetic changes to

Signs of Marijuana Addiction

Despite the growing legalization of both recreational and medicinal marijuana, the dangers of the drug still exist. This is especially true since marijuana has become much more potent over the

New Guidelines Urge Docs to Screen All Adults for Alcohol Abuse

Unhealthy alcohol use ranks as the third leading preventable cause of death in the US, with an estimated 88,000 people (roughly 62,000 men and 26,000 women) dying from alcohol-related causes

Signs Someone You Love May Have a Prescription Drug Addiction

Roughly 2.1 million Americans battled an opioid addiction in 2017 and an average of 115 Americans die every day of an opioid overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control

4 Healthy Habits to Support Lifelong Recovery 

A big part of lasting recovery is building a new sober life filled with healthy habits. While there are countless habits that can be incorporated into daily life to support

Recognizing the Signs of Job Burnout

Job burnout is a growing problem in the workplace. In fact, according to a study by Harvard Medical School, 96 percent of senior leaders reported feeling burned out to some