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Long-Term Effects of Opioids

Some people lose their loved ones to an opioid overdose every day. Opioid addiction does not always begin intentionally. Many people become dependent after undergoing medical treatment that requires care afterward. In some cases, a person might not even realize that they have become addicted. This is extremely dangerous as someone dependent will often find…

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Tips to Help You Quit Drinking

It is normal to see people celebrating holidays, birthdays, graduations, and other special events with some alcoholic beverage. Usually, it is used for a toast or to feel more relaxed. However, the risks of drinking too much are often overlooked. Drinking too much can cause serious health risks and lead to alcohol abuse. It’s not…

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Tips for Enjoying a Sober Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, marking the beginning of the holiday season. For most, Thanksgiving is a time to relax and celebrate with friends, family, and lots of food. As with most other holidays, alcohol usually plays a significant role in Thanksgiving celebrations. Navigating Thanksgiving without an alcoholic beverage in hand might feel like…

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Risks of Quitting Alcohol Cold Turkey

The decision to quit drinking is life-changing, especially when someone suffers from alcohol abuse or addiction. As with all addictive substances, the downside of quitting drinking is that you will likely experience withdrawal symptoms. Depending on your history of alcohol consumption, withdrawal symptoms can range from mild to severe. In the most severe cases of…