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Depression and Drug Abuse: How They Are Linked

There is a connection between depression and drug abuse that cannot be ignored. Research shows 43 percent of people who have a substance use disorder also have been diagnosed with mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression, or have symptoms of them, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Recognizing this risk, it…

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Putting The Brakes On The Opioid Epidemic

For every American, understanding the opioid epidemic before you take an opioid is critical. Read this brief endeavor to help in your understanding of the opioid epidemic. Is there difficulty understanding the opioid epidemic? No, it just takes a little time to learn more about what you’ve heard about and maybe experiencing in your own life. The…

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Family Focus: Addiction And The Family

Just how addiction affects families differs from family to family. Lucida Treatment Center puts the primary focus on the individual and their treatment issues. Within that focus is how addiction affects families. How addiction affects families is congruent to how addiction affects the community at large. The Family As A Whole Suffers From Substance Abuse Addiction Understanding…