What are the 5 Types of Alcoholics?

Written by liam on January 15th, 2015

Recent studies show that there are roughly eight million people in the United States who could be diagnosed for alcohol dependence. While it is easy to believe that one person with this problem is the same as the next, nothing could be further from the truth. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and…
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Facts about Social Anxiety

Written by liam on December 30th, 2014

It is difficult for some people to understand, but social anxiety is a major health problem that affects many people throughout the world. Here are some statistics shared by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA): Approximately 15 million American adults suffer from social anxiety disorder 36 percent of people with this problem have…
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Childhood Trauma can Impact your Life Today

Written by liam on December 8th, 2014

For some people, such as those with an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol, it can be difficult to pinpoint when the trouble started. They may know when their substance abuse started, but they are unsure of why they went down this path. Furthermore, they have no clue of what the future holds. The Negative Impact…
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How To Help an Addict When it is Your Adult Child

Written by liam on July 16th, 2014

Addiction is a disease that affects the family as a whole. When your adult child is an addict, especially when they are living at home, it is easy to support their addiction for fear that they will end up dead if not. While you are not going out and buying them drugs or alcohol, by…
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Reaching Out For Help in Addiction

Written by liam on July 14th, 2014

The fact that you are here right now looking for a way to reach out for help means that you have taken the first step in recovery, you have admitted that you have a problem. Now that you recognize the problem it is time to do something about it. There is no shame in asking…
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Dealing With a Loved One’s Addiction

Written by liam on July 14th, 2014

When you have a loved one that is suffering from addiction it can be a huge strain on yourself and your family. It is important to remember that before you can help your loved one in their battle,  you must first help yourself to be sure you are mentally and physically able to give them…
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Does MedMutual Cover Drug & Alcohol Rehab?

Written by liam on April 4th, 2014

Drug and alcohol addiction can be devastating on not only the addict himself but to those closest to him. It is known as a family disease, causing destruction in the lives of the family and close friends. Without treatment, addiction can destroy the individuals health, personal, social and professional life and turn the lives of…
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Cocaine Addiction Treatment

Written by liam on March 24th, 2014

Cocaine is a highly addictive illicit stimulant drug. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimates that in 2007, approximately 1.6 million people were dependent on cocaine.  It is one of the most commonly abused drugs in the world, it also is one of the toughest addictions to quit. What is Cocaine Addiction? Cocaine…
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Does BCBS of North Carolina cover drug and alcohol rehab?

Written by liam on March 22nd, 2014

Drug addiction and alcoholism are serious diseases that can cause serious damage to ones health and other aspects of their life, even possessing fatal risks. However, with the right treatment you can stop this disease before it causes any more damage to your health and personal, social and professional life. Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers…
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Does UPMC Cover Drug and Alcohol Rehab?

Written by liam on March 20th, 2014

For far too long you have allowed drug and alcohol to control your life. The addiction you have developed has cause dangerous health issues, as well as damage to your personal, social and professional life. You are in a downward spiral and without the right treatment the effects of your addiction could be fatal. Getting…
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