A Breakthrough in Treating Heroin & Opioid Addiction

January 09, 2019 By SMR In Uncategorized
How Many People With A Drug Addiction Have Mental Health Issues? According to the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), “approximately 7.9 million adults in the United States had co-occurring di...

Stages of Drug Addiction

March 24, 2018 By SMR In Uncategorized
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By Chris Farni It is critical to understand that drug addiction is a disease, as this has been proven many times in the 20th century. Because it has a huge percentage of mortality, in its severity, drug addiction can be compared to other diseases like cancer. Drug addiction manifests itself through ...

The Danger of Consuming Beer

February 28, 2018 By SMR In Uncategorized
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By Chris Farni Alcoholism is considered to be a craving for the use of strong drinks which contain high dosage of alcohol. However, the majority of alcoholics start their addiction path with consuming the typical relatively weaker beer. Today it seems like beer is consumed by “everyone and eve...

Alcohol Addiction – Its Stages and Outcome

February 21, 2018 By SMR In Uncategorized
Alcohol addiction is a complex disease, often extremely hard to cure. Alcoholism occurs due to the prolonged and regular intake of alcoholic beverages. It is characterized by an abnormal state of the body: a strong craving for alcohol, degradation of the psyche with a decrease in the ability to memo...

5 Reasons Why Support Groups are Great in Recovery

January 20, 2018 By SMR In Uncategorized
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The concept of a “support group” is widely used in all different situations. These gatherings play an important role for the sharing of ideas and understanding new perspectives. Let’s take a closer look at what support group represents. A support group can be defined as “a group of people wi...

3 Basic Reasons Why Recovery is Worth Attempting

December 22, 2017 By SMR In Uncategorized
By Chris Farni 3 Reasons Why Recovery is Worth It Having a substance abuse disorder should not be perceived as being weak. Like any other illness, addiction requires more than just willpower to prevail over it. As studies have shown, long-term abuse causes specific changes in the brain, which lead t...
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