Addiction and Premature Aging

 For those suffering from a drug problem, premature aging can be a real concern. Addictions do not allow a person to stop using without help, even when watching their body deteriorate. Drugs cause significant stress on the body and affect…

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Link Between Trauma and Substance Abuse

Life is filled with unforeseen events that can cause a lot of stress. While these events can sometimes come and go without long-term damage, they also can create real issues that can lead to further and more problematic issues. One…

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The Link Between Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

In today’s society there is an overwhelmingly massive stigma surrounding both substance abuse and mental illness. As soon as these words are mentioned, people clam up or try to maneuver their way around the subject. But these are common problems…

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