Effects on the body

Addiction’s effects on the body articles, resources and personal stories to help you understand the symptoms and treatment of substance abuse and addiction.

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The Most Important Climate Change is the One in Your Soul

The Most Important Climate Change is the One in Your Soul Peace is a commodity every human desires. Whether actions support the statement or not, peace is easier said than felt. Here are 6 ways to keep your soul balanced with peace that is attainable from within the core of each of us. Peace is …

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Out of the Darkness: One Woman’s Journey to Recovery

Two Years Ago…. It’s dark out as we pull off the West Baltimore highway into the McDonald’s parking lot. It’s Tuesday, around 10 p.m., but the time doesn’t matter so much. It’s early in that sweet spot between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m., when the day’s responsibilities are over and the next day’s begin. We’ve …

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Botulism in Heroin: A New Threat in Southern California

Botulism in Heroin: A New Threat in Southern California According to the San Diego County Health and Human Services, three new cases of botulism exposure have been found in black tar heroin users in recent months. This report brings the toll to six cases of botulism since June. Botulism is a bacteria that can be …

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The Depression Addiction Connection: Finding a New Hope

Depression and Addiction Go Hand In Hand Anyone who deals with substance abuse is probably no stranger to the blues. Scientists, therapists and addicts agree that depression and addiction often go hand in hand. Experts call this “bi-directional.” This means that depression can cause addiction and addiction can cause depression. Depression is something far more …

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