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The Link Between Trauma and Substance Use

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 22, 2022 Updated: October 26, 2022 It’s no secret that substance use and addiction are severe problems in the United States. However, the link between trauma and substance use may be less well-known. Trauma can profoundly affect mental health, and it’s…

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Signs You Need Cocaine Addiction Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 5, 2022 Updated: September 19, 2022 Cocaine is a highly addictive substance capable of changing the function of the brain. Without proper addiction treatment, someone with a dependence on this substance may find it nearly impossible to stop using. Still, help…

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The Best Way to Handle Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 19, 2022 Updated: August 25, 2022 For anyone experiencing alcohol withdrawal symptoms, it can be a difficult time. It’s vital to get through these symptoms as easily and safely as possible, as detoxing from alcohol without proper support can be very…

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4 Coping Skills to Help Your Adolescent With Substance Abuse

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 20, 2022 Updated: June 6, 2022 The issue of substance abuse and how to deal with it are not new. Although the prevalence of drug abuse is slowly declining, the problem is still steadily growing. Adolescents are vulnerable to substance abuse…

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Help Your Adolescent With Substance Use Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 17, 2022 Updated: June 6, 2022 Substance abuse disorders are common in adolescents and can be challenging to overcome without treatment. Adolescents are more likely to use substances than adults because they still develop impulse control and are more susceptible to…

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Treatment Plan For Substance Abuse in Teens

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 6, 2022 Updated: June 6, 2022 Addiction is a mental health condition that can lead to physical dependence or lifelong, chronic disease. It is a severe condition that can affect many aspects of a person’s life (education, employment, relationships, finances, health,…

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Everything You Need to Know About Opioid Use Disorder

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 5, 2022 Updated: July 8, 2022 Opioids are a type of narcotic that is highly addictive. This class of drugs includes pain relievers, such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, and fentanyl, as well as illicit drugs like heroin. While prescription opioids are considered…