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FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS

What Are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders? Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders or FASDs are a group of conditions that can occur if a woman drinks alcohol while she’s pregnant. FASDs can include physical symptoms as well as issues related to learning and behavior. Often...

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5 Hobbies to Pick Up in Addiction Recovery
5 Hobbies to Pick Up in Addiction Recovery

Many recovering addicts will often notice that they have a lot of free time on their hands. Instead of obsessing over, using or getting over the use of drugs or alcohol, these individuals now have nothing to do. If they don’t fill in their spare time with a ...

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5 Statistics on Drug Use in the Workplace
5 Statistics on Drug Use in the Workplace

Drug use in the workplace is much more prevalent than you’d think. Many addicts are functioning addicts, and can usually hide their addiction pretty well. They can be your accountant, your favorite cashier at your local grocery store, your child’s teacher or even your...

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Buprenorphine for Opioid Treatment
Buprenorphine for Opioid Treatment

Buprenorphine is a common medication used as an opioid treatment. Those who receive addiction treatment for opioid addiction and abuse will often be encouraged to take this medication, which can ease withdrawal symptoms for a more comfortable recovery. This drug is...

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5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction
5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

Many people don’t fully understand addiction at all, so there are many misconceptions about this mental health disorder floating around. Many people believe that addiction is completely treatable and that addicts can quit whenever they want. These misconceptions...

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