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Dangers of Self-Medicating with Alcohol

Self-medication happens when someone uses substances like drugs or alcohol to manage distressing physical or mental health symptoms, without a prescription or medical guidance. In fact, alcohol is one of the most frequently abused substances in self-medication, and it can quickly lead to dependence and addiction. As a result, treatment at an alcohol detox center…

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How Addiction Impacts Relationships

When someone has a substance use disorder, their relationships with family, friends, and partners will suffer. Often, the most important relationship in their lives is with their substance of choice. Detox programs in Louisiana help patients successfully get all aspects of their life back on track, including repairing fractured relationships. It’s important for both the…

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Is Anxiety Disorder a Disability?

Did you know that about seven million US citizens suffer from anxiety disorders? What’s more alarming is that according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), only about 42% of them are receiving any treatment. If you need help understanding anxiety disorders and treatment or need help, call us at 844.334.4727 today. Gaining…

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Can Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Be Cured?

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a traumatic injury of the brain that results in progressive degenerative brain disease. The pathology of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is known by the buildup of abnormal proteins, also known as “tau.” It is clinically characterized by the following symptoms: Depression Mood swings Confusion Coordination issues Memory loss Chronic Traumatic…

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Don’t Let Addiction Affect Your Family This New Year

Do you have a loved one affected by alcohol addiction? Are you tirelessly searching for ways to help while learning how addiction affects families? Unfortunately, your loved one probably doesn’t realize the extent to which their addiction is affecting those around them. If you let the addiction continue, it could cost your loved one their…

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Signs You Have Seasonal Depression

Nearly everyone experiences a bout of depression during their lifetime. It may even start as stress and not make you feel unhappy, just off. Depression may last most of your life, for a few years or a few months. How long your depression lasts plays a significant role in seasonal affective disorder. If you’re suffering…

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Best Ways to Deal with Chronic Stress

Stress is a predominant condition in our society today. Between jobs, family situations, medical crises, and more, people are understandably continually feeling more than a little stressed. However, when this stress lasts for an extended period of time, this becomes unhealthy. If you are struggling to deal with chronic stress, Springfield Wellness Center can help.…