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The Differences Between Tolerance, Dependence, and Addiction

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 3, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 It is a common misconception that tolerance, dependence, and addiction describe the same condition. However, each of these terms describes different ways in which drugs affect someone’s body and brain. At Fort Behavioral Health, our…

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9 Warning Signs of a Codependent Relationship

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 25, 2021 Updated: June 23, 2021 A codependent relationship is a kind of dysfunctional relationship where one person is a caretaker, and the other person takes advantage. Codependent relationships are extremely common among people with substance use issues. Typically, one partner…

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The Importance of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 30, 2021 Updated: May 10, 2021 Proper nutrition is often overlooked in discussions about substance abuse recovery. The focus tends to be on detoxification, therapy, support groups, etc. While all of those things are crucial to recovery, true health cannot be…

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How to Come Up with a Treatment Plan for Substance Abusers

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 15, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Recognizing the need for alcohol or drug addiction treatment is the first step towards healing. The second step revolves around creating a treatment plan for substance abusers. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach. Each person responds to…