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Benefits of a Residential Rehab

Fighting addiction is a horrific challenge. Between withdrawal symptoms and the inability to leave negative social circles, it can feel like it is impossible to end the cycle of drug or alcohol abuse. Residential treatment is available. These addiction treatment programs will provide drug rehab, alcohol rehab, and dual diagnosis treatment for its participants.  The…

Set Yourself Free from Alcohol Abuse

Those who are battling an active addiction feel hopeless. If you’re like most alcoholics, you’ve probably considered going to alcohol abuse rehab centers in Jacksonville, but you don’t think they’ll work for you.  The part of your brain telling you that is also the part of the brain making sure you continue to drink. That’s…

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Common Causes of Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol addiction, or alcoholism, is one of America’s most widespread substance problems. However, the underlying reasons for becoming addicted are not as widely known. By learning about the most common factors, you make it easier to prevent the onset of addiction. You can also improve your understanding of people affected by serious alcohol problems. Just…

Beer Advertisement Spending Linked to Influencing Adolescent Consumption

A study published by The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) from Iowa State University reveals that the amount of money that beer companies spend on advertising strongly predicts the number of teenagers who have heard of, preferred, and tried different brands of beer. 99% of middle and high school students surveyed reported hearing of…

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What Exactly Is a Functioning Alcoholic?

Drinking at social events is so normalized in our culture that we do not notice the signs of alcoholism until it is too late. “Functioning alcoholism” is a colloquial term often used to describe those who are secretly struggling with alcohol addiction, but outwardly appear to live normal, productive lives with an active social circle.…