Abuse Treatment

Identifying the Most Effective Treatment Plan for Substance Abuse

No single substance use treatment is right for everyone. Addiction is a highly complex disorder that affects brain function and behavior. It can have a serious impact on many areas of your life. This complexity is why addiction recovery requires an individualized substance abuse treatment plan.  A treatment plan is a fundamental first step in…

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7 Signs of Opioid Abuse 

Opioids are among the most addictive substances in existence. Opioid use disorder has become a national crisis in the U.S. More than 2 million Americans abuse opioids, with more than 90 Americans dying daily from an opioid overdose. Given this epidemic, it’s essential to recognize the signs of opioid misuse so that you can get…

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What is Functional Alcoholism?

Functional alcoholism can be tricky – first to recognize and then to navigate.  The reality of alcoholism can be very different from person to person. An individual struggling with alcohol use disorder may not show characteristic signs such as drinking excessively or being visibly under the influence too often. Many people who abuse alcohol lead…