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How to Discourage Teenage Drinking

How to Discourage Teenage Drinking

It is all too common for teenagers to experiment with drinking, and even other forms of substance abuse. Despite that fact that it is illegal for individuals under the age ...
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What is Addiction…Do We Know?

What is Addiction…Do We Know?

Addiction, in today's society, has come to mean many things...addiction to chocolate, Netflix, Hulu, soda, and the many many things that we can become "addicted" to. But was is addiction? ...
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Opiate Epidemic

Opiate Epidemic

Opiates, opioids, black, heroin, dope...doctor. These all are common expressions of the opioid epidemic that is sweeping the nation by storm. How one goes about procuring their drug of choice ...
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Common Stages in Addiction Recovery

Common Stages in Addiction Recovery

One of the most common questions we get from patients and their families is “how long does it take?” Many residential treatment programs range from 20 days to a month. ...
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Postpartum Depression and Substance Abuse

Postpartum Depression and Substance Abuse

Bringing an addition into your family is a wonderful and beautiful time. You’ve slowly fallen in love with this being growing inside of you for over nine months, and when ...
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Millennials More at Risk in Opioid Epidemic

Millennials More at Risk in Opioid Epidemic

It seems like every generation a different public health issue appears that must be handled by the country. Today, that health issue is addiction, the opioid epidemic in particular, and ...
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Depression Is the Leading Cause of Ill Health

Depression Is the Leading Cause of Ill Health

Anxiety orders have been, for a while, the most common mental illness in the United States. Nearly one out of every five American adults suffer from some sort of anxiety ...
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How Weather Affects Substance Abuse

How Weather Affects Substance Abuse

Addiction rates have risen all around the country over the past decade, driven in large part due to the opioid epidemic. However, there is actually some research that suggests that ...
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Tips for Navigating Sobriety in Social Situations

Tips for Navigating Sobriety in Social Situations

Navigating the early stages of sobriety can be difficult, especially when there are so many social expectations surrounding alcohol use. Social situations involving alcohol, such as weddings and work conferences, ...
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Lion’s Gate Recovery – Now a SelectHealth Provider

Lion’s Gate Recovery – Now a SelectHealth Provider

PRESS RELEASE Lion’s Gate Recovery and Counseling Services of Southern Utah are pleased to announce that we have partnered with SelectHeath and are now an “in network” provider. We will be ...
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Expectations in Recovery

Expectations in Recovery

While enjoying the beauties of nature in Southern Utah we were talking about expectations and my feelings about expectations changed. The initial idea was that expectations must be dropped, because they cause ...
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How to Beat Marijuana Addiction with Marijuana Rehab

How to Beat Marijuana Addiction with Marijuana Rehab

Marijuana is the term use to describe the dried leaves, flowers and seeds of a plant of Indian hemp. It is the most famous illegal drug used around the world. ...
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Tramadol Can Be A Dangerous Drug

Tramadol Can Be A Dangerous Drug

Tramadol is a type of pain reliever. This medication is used to treat medium to severe pain. It is also used for extended amounts time for managed pain treatment. But ...
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How To Help A Friend Or Family Member with Alcohol Rehab in Utah

How To Help A Friend Or Family Member with Alcohol Rehab in Utah

Alcoholism Can Be Overwhelming, but Alcohol Rehab in Utah Can Help! There are many programs for alcohol rehab in Utah, and there are several things you can do to guide your ...
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Breaking Bad Made a Great Case Against The Use of Crystal Meth

Breaking Bad Made a Great Case Against The Use of Crystal Meth

Breaking Bad Made a Great Case Against The Use of Crystal Meth By: Russ Talbot It would be hard to argue that popular media has no effect at all on the choices ...
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Do You Have A Fear Of Missing Out?

Do You Have A Fear Of Missing Out?

Do You Have A Fear Of Missing Out As an avid sports fan, I can’t seem to catch all of the games I want to watch. It also doesn’t help that ...
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What To Look For In Alcohol Treatment Centers

What To Look For In Alcohol Treatment Centers

What to Look for in Alcohol Treatment Centers By: Russ W. Talbot When looking for an alcohol treatment center for you or your loved one, it is important to find one that meets ...
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What Is Drug Abuse?

What Is Drug Abuse?

What is Drug Abuse? By: Russ W. Talbot For many people, the distinction between drug use and drug abuse is not clearly understood. Many people do not view their recreational drug use as ...
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