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Clinical Depression: 10 Steps to take when Major Depression Looms

By |September 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Clinical depression is a treatable illness that affects 20% of women and 12% of men. It’s one of the most common mental health disorders people will seek help for. Everybody gets anxious or depressed from time to time. When someone suffers a great loss like death of a loved one, there is the potential

  • alcohol

The Who, What, When and Why of Binge Drinking

By |September 8th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

In this day and age, binge drinking has become a widely accepted pastime. After a long, hard week at work, it’s to be expected that people will want to blow off a little bit of steam. To cut loose and have fun for a change. And to do so in a way that makes

  • addiction

Gambling Addiction Misconceptions: The Risk of Great Loss

By |September 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Statistics say that 80% of Americans have tried gambling and 5% of those players will end up with a gambling addiction. Problem gambling is an umbrella term that sums up all types of the gambling addiction symptoms. They are very similar to substance abuse behaviors. A gambling addiction compromises every aspect of a person’s

  • recovery

12 Step Meeting Directory: Best 12 Step Meetings in Boise, ID

By |August 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Are you looking for Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, or another Anonymous meeting near Boise, Idaho? Look no further. Addiction and alcoholism treatment isn’t for everyone. For those who do attend, having a solid aftercare plan in place is absolutely necessary. 12 step meetings in Boise, ID help thousands of addicts and alcoholics stay sober on

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15 Drugs You Should Never Mix With Alcohol

By |August 18th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Mixing over-the-counter, prescription, or recreational drugs usually results in a bad time. Find out more about various drugs’ interactions with alcohol. If you’ve ever looked at the label of most over the counter medications or been prescribed a prescription medication, you have seen the warnings: DO NOT MIX WITH ALCOHOL. Whether it’s Tylenol or Xanax,

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The Powerful Draw of Benzos and How to Deal With Addiction

By |August 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Benzodiazepines help millions of people but are harmful and dangerous in the hands of an addict. Benzodiazepines are the sixth most misused drug among adults ages 18 and older in the United States, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Every year SAMHSA conducts the National Survey on Drug Use and

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13 Reasons Why I Became an Addict

By |August 12th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Have you ever wondered why people become addicts? Here’s 13 different stories from now-recovered addicts. There are as many reasons why addicts started using as there are addicts. Every addict has their own story, their own understanding of the world, and their own causes for their addiction. Researchers have yet to point to a single

 

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