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Selena Gomez Reveals She Deletes Instagram Because of Its Mental Health Impact

She may be Instagram’s third most-followed celebrity account, but Selena Gomez has revealed that the negative impact of social media on her mental health has led her to remove the app from her phone. On last Wednesday’s episode of “Live with Kelly and Ryan”, the 26-year-old admitted to the hosts that she does not have …

Men’s Health Month-Substance Abuse Differences in Men and Women

June is Men’s Health Month! Every year, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the United States anchored by a Congressional Health Education Program. The White House recognizes June as a month to encourage men and their families around the world to be vigilant when it comes to managing their health. The purpose of Men’s Health …

Most Common Addictions in the United States

Addiction doesn’t discriminate. Most people think of alcohol and hard drugs when they contemplate addiction, but there are many different types of substance abuse. In fact, there are 10 distinct substance use disorders recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, Fifth Edition. In the United States, nearly one out of every …

The Dangers of Long-Term Suboxone Use

Suboxone is a drug containing a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine is an agonist (partial), that helps mitigate symptoms related to opiate withdrawal during detox. Buprenorphine’s effects can include effects similar to opiates like euphoria or respiratory depression, but they are much milder than methadone or heroin. Suboxone works to block withdrawal symptoms, while …

The Power of A Positive Mindset Through Detox

How to Stay Motivated During Your Drug Recovery Process Those with addiction would feel good after they quit. Of course, realizing this truth can be hard. Nonetheless, those who have put their alcohol addiction or any forms of addiction behind have shared truly inspiring stories on how they remained motivated throughout their journey. What is …

10 Tips For Achieving Long-Term Success in Recovery

During long-term addiction recovery, it is important to have a variety of ways to work towards that success. By taking these 10 simple tips and integrating them into daily life, some of the struggles of long-term recovery can be eased. With healthy and positive action, success in recovery can be effectively helped along. 1. Believing …

How Drew Barrymore Overcame Childhood Addiction

Actress Drew Barrymore is now 43 years old, a mother, producer, and entrepreneur. However, at the age of 13, Barrymore found herself admitted into a mental health institution by her mother for a year and a half and legally emancipated from her parents at age 14. Her struggles with substance abuse at such a young …

Ways to Support a Spouse in Addiction Recovery

Because people generally love their spouses, it makes it difficult to watch them go through addiction problems. Sometimes, a spouse might take on the role of an enabler, something that usually has a negative effect on the drug user. Other relationships fall apart under the strain of the addiction. In all cases, a successful stint …

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