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What is a High Functioning Alcoholic?

Alcohol addiction is a much greater problem in the United States than many people realize. Alcohol-related deaths surpass that of even opioids, which we hear so much about in the media. However, many people manage to “get by” without major catastrophe, because they are what you call a high functioning alcoholic. What is a high…

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Celebrating a Sober New Years

Getting and staying sober is difficult under the best of circumstances. During the winter holidays, though, those in recovery may find maintaining sobriety even more challenging. During this time of year, we’re bombarded with images of happy revelers toasting the season and celebratory indulging. What should be the most joyous time of the year can…

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Types of Addiction

Addiction is a complex condition characterized by persistent problematic behaviors despite knowing the negative consequences. Substance abuse may be the most common activity associated with addiction but there are different types of addiction a person can develop. Whether the addiction is behavioral or chemical, there is compulsive use and diminished control and the addiction can…

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Choosing Quality Drug Addiction Treatment for Good Health

If you’re looking for quality drug addiction treatment services, you know you need to find a facility that can provide you with options. That way you can choose what works for your needs, and get a treatment program that’s actually going to help you succeed. A Florida medical detox center provides the quality service you’re looking…