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Is it Possible to Detox from Marijuana?

There’s a persistent myth that there is no such thing as marijuana addiction. Marijuana is seen as relatively harmless compared to other drugs, so detoxing from it is often overlooked. But in reality, detoxing from marijuana can be difficult and can have its own unique set of challenges.Breaking free from marijuana addiction can have a …

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3 Tips for Hosting a Sober Holiday Celebration

The holidays can be a time of joy, togetherness, and celebration. Unfortunately, they can also be a time of stress, loneliness, and, for those in recovery from addiction, temptation. Hosting a sober holiday celebration can be a great way to get together with loved ones and enjoy the season without the presence of alcohol and …

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3 Benefits of Yoga for Healing Addiction

The benefits of yoga for general health are well-known. Derived from Hindu spiritual practices, people all over the world practice yoga for its capacity to improve both physical and mental health. Combining specific postures with practices in meditation, breathing, and relaxation, yoga can be a powerful supplement to other addiction treatment modalities. If you or a …

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Can I Be Addicted to Marijuana?

Marijuana—aka weed, grass, or pot—is one of the most commonly used drugs in America. The stigma surrounding marijuana use has decreased in recent decades, and over half of Americans have admitted to at least trying it at some point. As a result of these changing attitudes, recreational marijuana use has become legal in many states, …

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3 Dangers of Mixing Substances

When used together, drugs and alcohol either heighten or reduce their effects. This interaction of substances in the body can cause severe side effects or lead to overdose. The dangers of mixing substances are often unknown to users, who either experiment with different substances or combine them unknowingly.People who use prescription medications such as benzodiazepines …

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The Dangers of Detoxing from Heroin Alone

Overdose deaths from heroin are soaring, partly because people who become addicted to this powerful opioid drug do not know how to detox safely. Heroin addiction can be incredibly difficult to overcome, especially if you try detoxing alone. The good news is that detoxing from heroin can be done safely and more comfortably when you …

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