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Painkiller Addiction: The Hidden Truth Behind America’s Addiction

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In the United States, painkiller addiction is a serious problem. In 2019 alone, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported close to 50,000 deaths from opioid-related overdoses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an opioid misuse economic burden of $1.02 trillion in 2017 due to the cost


Last Edited: October 15, 2021
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The Gabapentin High: Misuse of Neurontin And Its Consequences

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Painkiller addiction is on the rise, and it must be stopped. Unfortunately, too many people are misusing their prescriptions and becoming addicted to substances like Gabapentin, also known as Neurontin. Some doctors are, unfortunately, prescribing it when something less addictive would be more beneficial and effective. We need to understand

Last Edited: October 6, 2021
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Dangers of Alcohol and Vicodin

Dangerous Implications of Mixing Vicodin and Alcohol

Dangers of Alcohol and Vicodin
Were you aware that nearly 50,000 people died in 2019 from overdosing on an opioid? The Centers for Prevention and Disease Control report that opioids are the main factor in overdose deaths in this country. But, what is most disturbing is that some of those deaths result from drinking alcohol

Last Edited: August 27, 2021
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Learn To Refrain

Learn to Refrain: The Different Types of Addiction

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Did you know that there were more overdose deaths at the beginning of the pandemic? The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 80,000 deaths occurred from May 2019 to May 2020. This is the highest number that has ever been seen in this country. Sadly, we may see this


Last Edited: August 20, 2021
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Menace of our Society The Most Addictive Drug in the World Nicotine

Menace of our Society: The Most Addictive Drug in the World – Nicotine

Menace of our Society The Most Addictive Drug in the World Nicotine

In 2019, the Centers for Prevention and Disease Control (CDC) discovered that smokers comprise 34 million people in the country. About 14% of our population. Addiction is most often attributed to drug abuse, but addiction can happen with any substance available. Nicotine dependence is one of the worse addictions, ranking


Last Edited: August 20, 2021
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How long does it take to break an addiction.

How Long Does It Take To Break An Addiction?

How long does it take to break an addiction.

Addiction affects everyone in a unique way. Addiction can take weeks or years to breaks and many times a lifetime to sustain with new daily practices. At Profound Treatment, we have helped hundreds of individuals reach long term sobriety and sustained recovery from addiction. In this article, we will discuss


Last Edited: August 9, 2021
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Mindfulness and addiction

Mindfulness and addiction

Mindfulness and addiction

Mindfulness dates back thousands of years, has been written about by wellness authors such as Jon Kabat Zinn, and is supported by research. It is a state of mental focus and awareness traditionally used for mediation. Because of its long, successful history, it has become a common component of cognitive-behavioral


Last Edited: August 3, 2021
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Benefits of CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Benefits of CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Benefits of CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

In recent years, the awareness around mental health has grown immensely. Particularly, the benefits of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) have become more well known. This modality can treat mental health conditions such as addiction, anxiety, and depression. This trend has given rise to cognitive-behavioral therapists and specialists in the field.


Last Edited: July 29, 2021
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Codeine Withdrawal - Symptoms, Timeline & Treatment

Codeine Withdrawal – Symptoms, Timeline & Treatment

Codeine Withdrawal - Symptoms, Timeline & Treatment

Codeine is an opioid medication prescribed by doctors to treat sleeplessness, coughing, and pain. Like other opiates, codeine has a strong effect on the human body. It can lead to opiate addiction and be a gateway to other substance abuse. This is true even if you take codeine with other


Last Edited: July 29, 2021
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Crisis Intervention

Helping vs. Enabling

Crisis Intervention

There is a lot to be said for people that are trying to help drug addicts. It is commendable in one sense because a lot of family members or friends do not want to get involved in trying to help these addicts. A lot of people worry about crossing the


Last Edited: July 29, 2021
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