Alcohol Rehab vs. Drug Rehab

There are significant challenges to overcome when recovering from an alcohol or drug addiction, and the process of rehabilitation is often life-long. Many residential treatment facilities offer programs designed for both kinds of addiction, and there are also many non-residential treatment options for both alcohol and drug addicts. While the processes of recovery from these…

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How to Manage Anxiety

Telling someone with anxiety to “just relax” is like telling someone with depression to “cheer up.”  Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million American adults (or about 18% of the population) in a given year,causing them to be filled with fearfulness and uncertainty, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. A person with anxiety is…

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Adderall Abuse Can Lead to a Heart Attack

Adderall is the brand name of a prescription medication that contains the stimulant drug amphetamine, as well as a closely related stimulant called dextroamphetamine. This medication is commonly used to control the symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and doctors also sometimes prescribe it for treatment of the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Adderall has gained significant…

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