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Why Drugs Cause Paranoia

It is often said (and reiterated below by Fergie) that drugs work until they stop working. For an addict, they really stop working and trigger various adverse effects. The well-known negative effects from drug abuse include losing one’s job, spouse, apartment and social life. These are the most evident, known ...
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Alcoholism Mortality and Alcoholic’s White Brain Matter

A new study revealed that women who are active in their alcoholism are twice as likely to die from it than men. The study was conducted by German researchers who assessed 149 alcoholics who were diagnosed according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The DSM provides ...
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Study Finds Addiction Treatment is Cheaper than no Treatment

Last week, the journal Addiction published a study asserting that sending a family member to Alcoholism treatment in a drug and alcohol rehab can actually have a positive impact on your purse strings.The study analyzed 48 families who had a family member suffering from alcoholism. They followed the financial impact ...
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Helping Others Helps us Stay Sober

A recent study known as the “Helping Others” study was the first of its kind in revealing empirical evidence that 12 step programs are effective in helping people achieve long-term sobriety. According to the study, the main factor that facilitated alcoholics in sustaining sobriety was the 12-step principal of service ...
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Switching Addictions

The concept of switching addictions is well known by those in recovery. It is the process by which someone gets clean from one substance or process and moves onto another to compensate for the “hole” created by giving up their primary addiction. There are addictions to substances such as alcohol ...
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New Oral Test for Bath Salts

This week a drug testing laboratory, Omega Laboratories, Inc. unveiled their new test that detects synthetic marijuana (K2, Spice etc) and bath salts through oral fluid. There are few labs that can test for these substances and those that can require a few days to report results. Creating a testing ...
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Why Drug Studies Aren’t Enough

Drug studies are essential because they create awareness about particular drug problems. They are most impacting as a prevention tool. However, after one has crossed the line into addiction, awareness had to be coupled with the willingness to get better in order to effect real change. Two important drug studies ...
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Heroin Replaces the New OxyContin

OxyContin was reformulated two years ago to be “abuse-resistant” by being harder to crush, dissolve and therefore inject, but a recent study shows that it has not curbed addicts use of opioids. Unfortunately addicts are just using more dangerous forms such as heroin, fentanyl and dilaudid. These are known as ...
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Letting Go of Worry in Recovery

Summer officially began last week and with new seasons people try to refresh and renew their minds and spirits. One impediment to being renewed and hitting the re-start button is holding on to resentments, worries and perceived problems. In addiction treatment programs, it is taught that these three are especially ...
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Welcome to Celebrate A New Life’s Blog

Mysti Horse Welcome to Celebrate A New Life's Christians Drug Rehab blog.  We have been busy redesigning our website and today we are officially launching our new blog.  If you are in recovery or searching to begin a program of recovery, we hope you will find our blog a useful ...
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