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Self-Harm and Substance Abuse Are Often Connected

By |2021-07-01T11:22:38-04:00June 30th, 2021|co-occurring & dual diagnosis, Drug and Alcohol Addiction|

It's common knowledge that people who struggle with substance use disorders often suffer from mental health challenges. However, the link between self-harm and substance abuse is frequently misunderstood. Understanding Self-Harm Self-harm refers to any behavior that intentionally causes injury to the body. Common types of self-harm include: Cutting with a knife or other sharp object [...]

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Tramadol May Not Be the Most Powerful Opioid, But This Painkiller Can Still Be Addictive

By |2021-07-01T11:24:47-04:00June 17th, 2021|Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Opioids|

Tramadol is often prescribed for patients suffering from moderate to severe pain because it is less addictive than other types of opioid painkillers. However, it's important to understand that this drug still carries a very real risk of abuse and addiction. About Tramadol Tramadol was invented in 1962, but it was not sold in the [...]

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What You Need to Know About Ambien Addiction

By |2021-07-01T11:26:38-04:00June 12th, 2021|Drug and Alcohol Addiction|

Insomnia Insomnia is one of the most common health complaints among American adults, affecting between 30 and 50 percent of people at some point during their lives. It can be caused by a wide range of factors, including chronic pain, depression, stress, erratic work schedules, and poor sleep hygiene. Prescription sleep aids, such as Ambien, [...]

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