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Watching your loved ones struggle with addiction can leave you feeling helpless but know that you are not alone and that there is hope for a successful recovery. Offering support and finding professional treatment is the best way to get someone on the road to a sober and happy life. We offer comprehensive information on determining the right treatment and help you stay on track to a happier, healthier, addiction-free life.

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Our team of medical experts, advocates and recovering addicts are committed to helping you find the right recovery plan to rebuild your life.

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Drug Addiction

Read about different types of drug addiction, how these substances affect the body, and what you can do for yourself or a loved one to stop using once and for all.

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Life-Saving Addiction Resources

We've compiled a comprehensive list of resources to help you or a loved one find a support system or get immediate help for an addiction.

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Addiction Treatment Tailored to You

No two addiction experiences are alike, and your treatment should be as unique as you are. Find the support that will work best for you and power your recovery.

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Abusing Prescription Drugs

Prescription drug abuse can lead to substance abuse disorder and several other health problems.

Prescription Opioids

Prescription opioids are used to treat chronic or severe pain. However, their misuse has led to an opioid epidemic in the US. Opioids are highly addictive and a reported 50,000 people died of an opioid-related death in 2019.

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Prescription Stimulants

Prescription stimulants are commonly prescribed to treat conditions such as ADHD. While this medication is highly effective when used as directed, it can cause a list of health complications if misused.

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Benzodiazepines are commonly prescribed to treat anxiety because they produce a sedative effect within the brain. However, these drugs can also be habit-forming and can lead to addiction when not taken as directed.

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Most Abused Drugs

Drug addiction is an ongoing battle in the United States, and illicit drugs aren't the only concern. A reported 16 million people in the US abuse prescription drugs. Take a look at the most commonly abused prescription medications alongside the top three most abused illicit drugs.

Prescription Drugs

Prescription drugs have become some of the most abused drugs, from painkillers to stimulants and anxiety medication.

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Illicit Drugs

Illegal drugs remain a serious scourge on our society, and their dominance has only risen.

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Alcohol Use Disorder

Drinking alcohol is widely accepted and often a part of special events, celebrations, gatherings, holidays, and more. But alcohol abuse can cause several health issues and lead to harm for both the drinker and those around them.

Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol is a depressant that is considered socially acceptable to consume in a variety of settings. However, excessive use can lead to health problems and increase a person's risk for accident or injury due to their lowered inhibitions.

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Signs of Alcoholism

It is not always easy to tell when someone has crossed the line into alcohol addiction, especially since alcohol seems present at every social event. So where is the line between “grabbing drinks after work” and creating a debilitating habit?

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Alcohol Rehab

When alcohol abuse begins to interfere with someone’s life, it’s time to look at treatment for alcoholism. This process typically starts with a detox program and can be followed by various rehab solutions, including inpatient and outpatient options.

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Stay up to date about the latest research in drug addiction and recovery, read stories from recovering addicts, and arm yourself with knowledge that will help you along in your recovery journey.

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Addiction Treatment Options

Addiction is a treatable condition, and we’re here to help you get the support you need. There are many options for recovery programs and additional guidance when battling addiction. Take a look at some of the options available.

Prescription Opioid Rehab

Some people may find themselves becoming dependent on an opioid prescription they already have while others may be using prescription opioids illegally. There are programs available for all types of people who are struggling with prescription opioid misuse.

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Heroin Addiction Rehab

Heroin addiction is a debilitating condition that can be very difficult to stop without guidance and support. There are both inpatient and outpatient programs available to help you quit your heroin use as well as get through withdrawals as comfortably as possible.

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Meth Addiction Rehab

Meth addiction can lead to many health complications, from rotted teeth and acne to heart attack and stroke. Stopping meth use as early as possible gives users the best chance at recovering from the toll that meth has taken on their bodies.

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Prescription Stimulant Rehab

Prescription stimulants are typically given to patients to treat ADHD but these medications are often abused, leading to addiction. You can stop your prescription stimulant abuse once and for all by getting the right kind of treatment for your level of addiction.

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