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Finding Addiction Treatment for your Daughter

If you’re a parent looking for an addiction treatment program for your daughter, you may be operating out of a “crisis mode”, running off of stress and emotion. This is a very uncertain and scary time, and the needs of you and your daughter are immediate. Only 10...
Jeffersonian Dinner on the Addiction Epidemic

Jeffersonian Dinner on the Addiction Epidemic

Statistics and Figures National Information Note: All statistics and figures are from the first-ever Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health from November 2016: https://addiction.surgeongeneral.gov/surgeon-generals-report.pdf One in seven Americans will...

Empty Nest Syndrome Leading to Addiction

The sound of little feet running through the house, in time, turns into phones ringing and loud music playing. This is something that parents just get used to – sounds of their children growing up and experiencing life. Something that many parents cannot get used to...

Weight Loss Surgery and Alcohol Addiction

This week, Medical News today shared that new research studied by The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) finds that one of the most common forms of weight loss surgery may raise alcohol dependence with all patients. In 2015, 200,000 Americans...

Brad Pitt and Miley Cyrus – Road to Sobriety

In today’s culture, we are constantly influenced by what we see and read on our phones. Each day, we come to our phones for research, gossip, social updates, and everything in between. Our generation craves this information and becomes enwrapped in what we discover....