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Is Addiction Hereditary?

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Addiction is a major health problem, both mentally and physically. In fact, it is probably one of the most complicated illnesses to manage because it is has to be dealt with on both a physical and psychological level. Approximately one in eight adults struggle with drug and alcohol addiction at the same time and many are also struggling with a mental health disorder as well. American drug addiction statistics show that substance dependence is also becoming more prevalent among teenagers and children in the United States. Continue reading

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What to Do When Your Loved One is Struggling With Alcohol & Drug Abuse

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Alcohol and drug abuse are much more common than you may initially think. People drink socially, they take drugs recreationally, and as these substances are addictive, it is relatively easy to become dependent on them over time. Many people who use addictive substances to get through the day refuse to admit they have an addiction issue. Very often, they don’t even realize there is a problem. Continue reading

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