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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On This Page: Effects Treatment   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.…

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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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Opioids (painkillers), depressants and stimulants are three of the most common types of prescription drugs that are abused. Some of the most popular opioids include drugs like oxycodone, morphine and fentanyl. Popular depressants include Xanax, Valium and Ambien. For stimulants, you may have heard of drugs such as Adderall and Ritalin – some of the…

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Alcoholism affects people from all walks of life. People from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and upbringings. People of wide age ranges. Alcoholism in America has changed over the years, but if there’s one thing that’s remained constant, it’s the dangerousness of the condition. Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day (CDC). Let that sink…

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Alcohol consumption is so ingrained in the collective consciousness of American society, it’s hard to imagine life without it. What would a wedding be without a champagne toast to the bride and groom? Is a dinner party even possible without a cocktail or a glass of wine? And what about that institution known as “happy…

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“A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step,” the famous Chinese proverb says.   And it’s true: every journey — even a hard one — has its own beginning. There are as many roads that lead to drug abuse and addiction as there are people — uniquely individual stories, histories, choices, intentions and happenstances…

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