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Helping a Loved One Addicted to Drugs

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs read more Published: November 18, 2021 Updated: December 10, 2021 Helping a loved one addicted to drugs may seem like something you’re totally…

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Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 9, 2021 Updated: September 15, 2021 Could your teen have a problem with drug use? Are they taking prescription medications outside of doctor recommendations? If that’s the case, they could face numerous health challenges over their lifetime. It’s critical to get…

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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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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…