Consequences of Addiction

We Look at the Consequences of Addiction The consequences of addiction go far beyond things like strained relationships and health risks. In fact, studies show how addiction leads to all sorts of unsavory consequences. The addiction epidemic remains the root of the crisis with no meaningful end in sight. Even in 2010, well before the…

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Cutting Negative Influences from Your Life

Cutting Negative Influences: One Key Component of Addiction Recovery Everyone wants to live a more positive life, but without cutting negative influences, you’re just holding yourself back.  They might come from the outside or from within you. Wherever they come from, there are hundreds of things that put dents in your motivation, self-confidence and happiness.…

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Trump’s Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse

Trump’s Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse This Administration secured $6 billion in new funding over two years to fight opioid abuse.The President’s Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse will: Reduce drug demand through education, awareness, and prevention efforts. Cut off the flow of illicit drugs across our borders and within communities. Save lives by expanding opportunities…

Homelessness and Addiction

Homelessness and Addiction: How are the two related?   There are many stereotypes and stigmas pertaining to those who are homeless. Many people tend assume that they’re all drug addicts or alcoholics. While that’s not the case, there’s a strong correlation and relationship between the two groups. It’s probably not surprising to learn that people…