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Can Marijuana Lead to Drug Addiction?

Marijuana is one of the most popular recreational drugs available in the U.S. today. Many states now have medical and recreational marijuana laws in place as more evidence comes out about its beneficial properties and lower risk of forming an addiction. While marijuana drug addiction is possible, its beneficial properties far outweigh the risk of…

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How to Create a CBT Treatment Plan for Alcoholism

Alcohol addiction is responsible for over 92,000 deaths in the U.S. every year, resulting in over 250 deaths per day. To help men and women struggling with alcohol addiction, a cognitive-behavioral therapy program (CBT program) can help patients turn their lives around and create healthy habits. Patients who participate in a CBT treatment plan for…

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Can Dialectical Behavior Therapy Help My PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health disorder where patients experience various mental health symptoms after witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event. This event can be anything from a car accident, domestic abuse, sexual assault, current affairs, or wartime. Dialectical behavior therapy for PTSD provides men and women with an effective treatment to…

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What Is a Residential Treatment Program?

Addiction is a mental health disorder that affects nearly 22 million men and women in the U.S. today. A residential treatment program provides full-time care in a safe and encouraging treatment facility for those with a severe addiction disrupting their daily lives from certified therapists and medical staff. People working in recovery have a primary…