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Living With a Dual Diagnosis and Staying Sober

Those who have been a victim of chronic relapses or fail to understand why they feel the way they do prior to drinking or using may be suffering from a dual diagnosis. What this means is that afflicted individuals have an addiction to drugs or alcohol as well as a separate mental illness. Staying sober…

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Detox Helps in Maintaining Sobriety [Infographic]

In a world accustomed to instant gratification, the process in working toward goals can be deceiving. The road to sobriety is not a quick-fix solution and is often rife with setbacks. Despite the long and arduous road towards a successful recovery, medical detox is the daunting first step. Recovery is possible when your body has…

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Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug?

Marijuana is one of the most common drugs today. Around the globe, millions of people consume the drug on a regular basis. In some countries, the drug is in official stores because of legalization. Examples include Canada and the Netherlands. The legalization brings several advantages with it. However, despite these legalizations, many experts still warn…