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Substance Abuse

Mental Health

Is Addiction a Disease or a Choice?

By On December 29, 2018

There is still popular belief that addiction is the result of weak character or moral failing. Is addiction a disease or a choice?… Read More

Substance Abuse

The Journey to Recovery from Substance Abuse Addiction

By On December 17, 2018

Admitting you have a drug or alcohol addiction and making the choice to seek treatment is a difficult—but vital—step toward recovery.… Read More

Substance Abuse

It Takes a Village: Circling the Heroin Addict

By On June 10, 2015

Living within the circle of the scourge of opiate addiction and its rippling affects is like living in hell, only it’s not a burning inferno.… Read More

Prescription Drug Abuse

Risk Factors For Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens

By On June 2, 2015

The Office of National Drug Control Policy calls prescription drug abuse “the nation’s fastest growing drug problem.” … Read More