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Drug Rehab for Women Is Proven More Effective When Gender Treatment Is Emphasized

Recently the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIH) published a study supporting the notion that gender specific drug rehab for women is more effective than traditional co-ed rehabilitation. However, the important distinguisher that must be made is that traditional treatment is not inherently more effective, but that women...

Is Admitting Drug Abuse the Same as a Positive Drug Test?

Adrian Peterson, the All-Pro football player who has made a plea agreement in relation to the corporal punishment of his son, has brought up an interesting legal dilemma, according to the National Law Review. The Minnesota Vikings player had allegedly told police officers that he had smoked “a little bit...

Could The Painkillers In Your Cabinet Cause Teen Drug Abuse?

Although many drugs you’ll find in your bathroom cabinet can be obtained legally, experts are warning parents – and even those who use young people to babysit their children – that leaving unused strong medication in an easy to access place could cause a teenager to begin abusing drugs. Now,...

Study: Drinking Alcohol For Depression May Cause An Addiction

A research study has found that drinking alcohol to soothe depression may cause a long term addiction to alcohol. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry. Rosa Crum of the The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reviewed the data pertaining to individuals...

Alcohol Abuse: A Leading Health Issue Of Military Veterans

A new study has found that there is no direct connection between suicides among military personnel and if the problem is linked to combat duty served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Even though the rate of suicide has risen for military men and women, the study’s researchers reported that the risk...

Childhood Abuse Can Lead To Suicides For Drug Abusers

A recent study found that those who experienced severe childhood abuse are much more likely to experience a suicide attempt later in life. The study reported a suicide rate about five times higher than in the general population. The American Journal of Public Health published the results, which reflect “how...

Effects of Heavy Drinking – Alcoholism Treatment Center

A new research study published in the journal Neurology finds that people who have been diagnosed with anemia have a nearly 41 percent higher risk for developing dementia than those who are not anemic. Anemia is characterized by low levels of hemoglobin, or red blood cells, and it often causes...

Recover From Your Addiction At A Detox Center, Not A Hospital

Many celebrities and affluent clients suffering from drug and alcohol addiction are staying in facilities featuring accommodations so plush, their centers resemble country clubs, not hospitals. Offering effective drug and alcohol detox, Harbor Village offers professional care in a beautiful setting that promotes the healing process. Drug addiction and alcoholism...

Your Designated Driver May Be A Drinker

At nearly every party you attend, you’ll hear about the importance of identifying a designated driver as the best option for getting home safely. However, according to a recent study, 2 of 5 designated drivers were actually drinking themselves the same evening. A study conducted by the University of Florida...

Top Ten Signs You Have A Drug Or Alcohol Addiction

It can start with one pill and lead to a lifetime of trouble. If you are experiencing any of the issues outlined below, please seek the advice of a medical professional. Drug abuse can strike anyone at any time with severe health consequences. In addition, you can lose everything including...

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