Teenage Troubles: Addressing the Unique Treatment Needs of Adolescents

Teen angst is something every now-adult experienced at some point in their youth. The drama-filled teen years seem like a small challenge...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Oct 3rd, 2019

The Top 10 Most Addictive Drugs

There are a variety of dangerous drugs in the world and the addictive levels of each vary wildly. Some are relatively non-addictive, while...

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Oct 3rd, 2019

Treating HIV/AIDS While In Recovery From Addiction

HIV And Drug Use Is Often Intertwined According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse: “Drug abuse and addiction have been inextricably...

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Oct 3rd, 2019

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Pros And Cons Of Going To A Local Rehab Center

There are many factors that contribute to a successful recovery. Most licensed rehabilitation centers use evidence-based treatment...

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Oct 3rd, 2019

Drug Addiction And Babies: Long Term Effects

One recent study indicated that between 30 to 40 percent of drug-exposed three-year-olds demonstrated difficulties focusing, articulating...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Oct 3rd, 2019

Drug Addiction Quotes To Get You Through Your Day

Take a glimpse into the world most sullied by addiction, the world of the Hollywood elite, and listen to the words of those who have been...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Oct 3rd, 2019

How Much Does a Drug and/or Alcohol Intervention Cost?

If you choose to use a professional interventionist drug and/or alcohol interventions start around $1,800 and cost upwards of $10,000....

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Oct 3rd, 2019

Drug Diversion in Hospitals by Professionals

Sometimes diversion occurs in professional settings by the very people who are supposed to be helping others. With the millions of people...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Oct 3rd, 2019

Drug-Induced Hypertension

Hypertension may cause aneurysm, heart attack, and stroke, among other things, and may become deadly. Various medications, such as...

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Oct 3rd, 2019

Drug Overdose Deaths At All-Time High

These stories are painfully familiar in American life. A student-athlete injures his leg playing football, gets addicted to opioid...

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Oct 3rd, 2019

Going To Drug Rehab As An Alternative To Jail Or Prison

Each year, millions of people are affected by drug abuse worldwide. Indeed, in the United States alone, approximately 20 million Americans...

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Oct 3rd, 2019

Drug Rehab Centers That Help You Find Employment After Treatment is Complete

Aftercare Can Help You Transition Sometimes, drug rehabilitation centers have a career specialist, one who understands your difficult...

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Oct 3rd, 2019

Dealing With Drug Using Dreams In Recovery

Sometimes, when a person is in their recovery, they will experience dreams that relate to their former drug or alcohol use. Often, these...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Oct 3rd, 2019

How Drugs And Alcohol Affect Your Immune System

How Does Your Immune System Work? A person’s immune system works as the body’s protection system. It helps a person ward off infection...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Oct 3rd, 2019

Drug Abuse In The Workplace

Research suggests that around 3 million employees use illegal drugs while on the job, and that approximately 2 million workers do the same...

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Oct 3rd, 2019