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Take the Drug & Alcohol Knowledge Quiz

Take the Drug & Alcohol Knowledge Quiz

January 25, 2018

There are always myths and falsehoods that surround addiction and statistics on drug and alcohol use. Of course, where addiction…

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Substance Use Disorder: Behaviors

Substance Use Disorder: Behaviors

January 19, 2018

Since 2015, the American Psychiatric Association has been using the term “substance use disorder” (SUD) for the disease that was…

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What Are Benzodiazepines?

What Are Benzodiazepines?

January 17, 2018

Benzos are commonly prescribed for anxiety, panic, and sleep disorders. However, they are highly addictive and can be attributed to high amounts of ER visits.

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Dr. Matthew Tatum Featured on Eyewitness News, KBAK

Dr. Matthew Tatum Featured on Eyewitness News, KBAK

January 12, 2018

Airing on Eyewitness News, KBAK, this interview with First Steps Recovery’s director, Dr. Matthew Tatum, gives insight on the opioid…

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11 Questions to Assess If Your Drinking Has Become an Addiction

11 Questions to Assess If Your Drinking Has Become an Addiction

January 9, 2018

Americans are now drinking more than ever. The Rose-all-day marketing movement, the multiple beers while watching the big games, and…

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How Serving in a Support Group Helps You Stay Sober

How Serving in a Support Group Helps You Stay Sober

January 4, 2018

The New Year is a time of taking stock. Looking at your past year, and looking ahead to where you…

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Why Choose Rehab Over a Methadone Clinic?

Why Choose Rehab Over a Methadone Clinic?

December 27, 2017

A methadone clinic is a place a person can go to get medication-based treatment for an addiction to opioid-based drugs….

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Drug and Alcohol Addiction Prevention for Teens

Drug and Alcohol Addiction Prevention for Teens

December 26, 2017

When a person uses drugs or alcohol over a period of time, their brain chemistry is changed. This is especially…

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6 “Don’ts” If Your Spouse Has an Addiction

6 “Don’ts” If Your Spouse Has an Addiction

December 21, 2017

However long ago it was that you said, “I do,” doesn’t really matter. You made a commitment and you are…

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How Painkiller Addiction Becomes Heroin Addiction

How Painkiller Addiction Becomes Heroin Addiction

December 19, 2017

You might be surprised to discover that today’s heroin addict looks different than even a decade ago. When heroin was…

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