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The Signs and Symptoms of a Drug Overdose

A drug overdose can happen to anyone, whether it’s your first-time using. Or you’re someone their symptoms require professional help as soon as possible for the best chance of recovery. If you or a loved one is suffering from a substance use disorder and are at risk of overdosing, help is available. Social Treatment Opportunity Programs offers many treatment programs. …

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6 Tips for a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day will be here in a few days. Many people in the U.S. don’t really know what this holiday is for and it has become an excuse to drink green beer, take shots of Irish whiskey or sip Irish coffee. If you are in recovery from alcoholism, it can be a difficult day. Resist these drinking temptations by …

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How To Help My Significant Other With Depression

Are you asking yourself, “how to help my significant other with depression?”  When you deeply care about a person, you don’t want to see them down and depressed. That being said, you might not know what to do when they are having more than just a couple of bad days. These suggestions can help both you and them improve their …

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The 411 on Prescription Drug Abuse

When you think about substance abuse or addiction, what do you consider the most commonly abused drugs? Yes,  heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine and cocaine are at the top of the list. But, you must also consider prescription medication. Unfortunately, millions of people abuse and develop addictions to the medications found in their family’s medicine cabinets. A Little About Prescription Drug Abuse …

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