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Alcohol and Depression: How Are They Associated?

Can Alcohol Worsen Depression Symptoms? If you are depressed, you might be more tempted to drink. Alcohol consumption is common today. Many people think a drink might help them through…

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Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Cover the Cost of Addiction Treatment?

Blue Cross Blue Shield Overview Blue Cross Blue Shield is a well-known provider of medical insurance coverage. Many people who have coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield might not know…

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Does Humana Cover the Cost of Addiction Treatment?

Humana Insurance Overview As one of the country’s largest health insurance companies, Humana insures millions of people across the United States. Many people don’t know the specifics of what their…

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Setting Boundaries: When the Addict in Recovery Moves Back Home

Note: This is part three in our series of posts written by a guest contributor who is bravely sharing her stories about her son’s addiction and recovery process. Our guest…

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Codependency and the Addicted Loved One

Note: This is the second post in contributing writer B.H.’s own story about her son and his struggle with addiction. Her first post detailing her story and journey is here. …

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My Son’s Drug Addiction: The Beginning (From Writer BH)

Note: The following is a story in someone’s own words– BH– whose son dealt with addiction. The writer wishes to remain anonymous but over the next few weeks, several of…

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What Is Government-Funded Rehab?

What is a Government-Funded Rehab and How Much Does It Cost? If you or a loved one needs drug abuse treatment or needs rehab for a drug or alcohol addiction,…

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Alcohol and Diabetes: Can You Drink If You Have Diabetes?

How Drinking Alcohol Affects Diabetes If you have diabetes, you must use extra care when consuming alcohol. Alcohol can make many of the complications suffered because of the condition worse….

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Alcohol Poisoning: Signs, Symptoms and Causes

What Is Alcohol Poisoning? A serious condition, which is sometimes deadly, alcohol poisoning results from drinking large amounts of alcohol in a short timeframe. When you drink too much too…

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Binge Drinking: Statistics and Effects

 What Is Binge Drinking? Binge drinking is becoming a growing problem across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is a serious public…

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