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Discrimination May Hinder Successful Recovery

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 24, 2020 Updated: April 7, 2020 A recent study assessing Perceived Discrimination in Addiction Recovery found that even after recovering from a substance abuse problem, adults in recovery report experiencing minor and major forms of discrimination. These experiences cause stress, leading…

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Second-Hand Drinking: The Risks and Dangers Teens Face When Drinking

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 22, 2020 Updated: June 24, 2021 Second-hand drinking describes the negative impacts of an individual’s drinking on others. Drinking alcohol has an effect on the brain, therefore, influencing behavior. Negative behaviors or behavior patterns that occur as a result of drinking…

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Why Dropping out of Treatment Is so Prevalent and What We Can Do About It

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 21, 2020 Updated: April 8, 2020 A recent study researching drop-out rates of substance abuse treatment programs found that almost one-third of all participants drop-out and, therefore, do not complete their treatment. Researchers discovered this trend after analyzing an extensive amount…

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Does Depression Cause Drinking, or Does Drinking Cause Depression?

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 20, 2020 Updated: June 24, 2021 An eight-year study on the correlation between depression and drinking among adolescents indicates that depression often leads to drinking. Consequently, data demonstrated increased alcohol consumption in relation to short-term increases in depressive symptoms. Research shows…

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