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How to Say No to an Addict You Love

In 2020, 40.3 million U.S. adults (Aged 12 and older) struggled with a drug or alcohol use disorder. With 6.29% of the U.S. population struggling with drugs and alcohol, 3 out of every 50 Americans has a substance use problem.
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What is a Dry Drunk?

For many of us, alcoholism is characterized by excessive alcohol use. Most of us associate that with chemical use disorder or chemical dependency – chalking up all problems to that chemical dependency.
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Drugs and Alcohol on Campus

Going to college or university is, for many people, their first real time spent away from home, away from rules and restrictions of parents, and their first time on their own.
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Addiction and Chronic Stress in Med Students

Medical students have one of the highest rates of drug abuse, alcohol abuse, and addiction of any demographic in the United States.
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7 Warning Signs of Alcoholism

7 Warning Signs of Alcoholism Alcohol use disorder, commonly as alcoholism, affects some 5.3 percent of the American population. That means 14.5 million Americans struggle
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How to Live with an Addict in the House

How to Live with an Addict in the House If your loved one is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, it can be devastating to
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Are my Parents Responsible for My Addiction?

Whatever your age, if you’re asking, “Are my parents responsible for my addiction”, the short answer is “No”.
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Can I Avoid Jail Time If I Go to Rehab?

Whether you’ve facing a court case or your friend or family member has just been arrested, facing jail time for substance abuse can be stressful.
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Gabapentin: Uses, Side Effects, Abuse, Treatment

Gabapentin is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, with over 68 million prescriptions written in 2020.
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When They Don’t Want Your Help with Their Addiction

Today, an estimated 18.5 million Americans are addicted to drugs and alcohol. That same study, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health...
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