Just as no two addictions develop in the same way, no two patients are the same. Young adults have a unique set of challenges during their recovery. They struggle with obstacles and drugs that may not be as problematic for older individuals. By examining this demograhic’s unique risks, it’s possible to understand and appreciate the…

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While there are many substances that can lead to dependence, alcohol is unique due to its legal status, which is why alcohol is the most commonly abused of all mind-altering substances. While only 3.2 percent of all alcohol users go on to become addicted,1 that still results in a huge total, with at least two…

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Let’s consider a hypothetical scenario. You’re a corporate executive at a Fortune 500 company. It took you more than a decade to work your way up to this position from entry-level positions, and you consider this one of your greatest accomplishments. But ever since the economy crashed, things have been tense around the office. Numerous…

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Talbott Recovery is deeply committed to helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction and we are proud to help raise awareness and celebrate successes in recovery. The following infographic highlights The Road to Recovery through statistics that help tell the story of addiction that many Americans know all too well. Our goal is to…

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  Many people often want to better understand drug abuse causes. Outside of the physical realm, like the increased tolerance that leads to addiction – one may ask, what makes a person turn to drugs in the first place? The answer to this question can vary from person to person. However, one answer that many…

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You may have heard of the term problem drinking and wondered what exactly makes it different from alcoholism. How do you know if you’re a problem drinker or an alcoholic? What’s the difference? The short answer is yes, there is a major difference between the two. Problem drinking is using alcohol in a way that…

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You know you’re an addict. Whether it’s drugs, alcohol or prescription medications, you know you have a problem. This is not the question at hand – you’re asking yourself now, “am I ready for drug addiction recovery?” How do you know when it’s the right time to seek help? As you’re thinking about your unique…

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Prescription drug abuse is a growing dilemma in the United States, especially among teens and young adults. When a person takes a prescription drug for a non-medical reason, it can become a serious problem, many times resulting in the need for prescription drug abuse rehab. In fact, the National Institute on Drug Abuse states that…

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