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alcohol addiction

Is Alcohol Addiction a Disease? What Role Do Genes Play?

With an alcohol use disorder, people often have a couple of primary questions:

  • Is alcohol addiction a disease?
  • Is alcohol addiction genetic?
  • Are some people predisposed to develop alcoholism because of heredity?

We’ll go over this topic below and delve into why alcoholism is a disease and genetics’ role in a substance use disorder.

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How to Detox from Crystal Meth Addiction

Crystal meth addiction is powerful. Untreated, it can lead to significant declines in functionality. Addiction to crystal meth creates severe physical and mental health complications. If you’re active in crystal meth addiction or you have a loved one, help is available.

The first step of recovery from an addiction to meth is going through detox. During medical detox, withdrawal symptoms are carefully monitored and managed.

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How Long Does Detoxing From Alcohol Take?

Detoxing from alcohol can be difficult, and in some cases, life-threatening. If you’re planning on detoxing from alcohol, it’s critical to speak to a health care provider and get professional support if you’re dependent on it. Alcohol abuse isn’t the same as dependence, however. Below, we’ll talk more about alcohol withdrawal and detox and alcohol use disorder, and dependence.

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Talking to Your Employer About Substance Abuse

In today’s world, substance abuse is no more a rare issue, and people practicing it are assumed to be incompetent for taking any responsibility. Around 70% of those experiencing addiction are employed and managing their work lives. It is obvious to have several doubts and fears about talking to your employer about substance abuse. However, keeping your addiction a secret at your workplace is not the right approach.

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The Real Details of Cocaine Addiction Treatment

Cocaine addiction treatment can help you not just stop using the stimulant drug. When you participate in cocaine addiction treatment, you can regain control of your life and behavior. You can work through other co-occurring disorders, mentally and physically.
A treatment program for cocaine use disorder can help you develop effective coping mechanisms, rebuild relationships, and move toward a productive, thriving life in recovery.

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How Long is Inpatient Drug Rehab?

How long is inpatient rehab? What should you expect during inpatient rehab? How much does inpatient drug rehab cost?

These are three of the most common questions we get. Our goal is to provide as much insight and information as possible to anyone considering a rehab program for themselves or a loved one. The more you know what to expect, the more comfortable you will receive treatment for a substance abuse disorder. That treatment can ultimately change and even save your life.

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