substance abuse

addiction medicine physician

What Is An Addiction Medicine Physician And How Can They Help Your Recovery?

Addiction has been a problem not only in the US but worldwide. The U.N 2021 World Drug Report has shown that around 275 million people used drugs worldwide, while over 36 million are struggling with various drug use disorders. In the US, almost 21 million Americans have at least one addiction. The prevalence of addiction …

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acute care addiction

What Is Acute Care For Addiction And What You Need To Know

Many factors contribute to alcohol and substance abuse. You might think that it happens overnight because that’s how people who are addicted to them believe that’s the case.  There are many factors involved in addiction; it may be some existing mental health concern, maybe genetics, someone’s socioeconomic status, environmental influence, and many more.  There are …

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therapies for addiction

5 Alternative Therapies For Addiction

Substance addiction is among the most significant problems that society faces today and continues to grow. Essentially, addiction alters your behavior and brain function. Despite its negative impact on one’s life, people continue to take drugs. But while substance use disorders are challenging to go through, many therapies for addiction are available to help you …

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stress and addiction

4 Ways Stress And Addiction Can Affect Each Other

Stress is a normal part of being alive. However, its effects vary widely. For some, different kinds of stress can be good motivators for positive changes. For some, the same amount of stress can be debilitating and may even trigger or exacerbate mental health conditions, one of which is substance use disorder. Stress has long …

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