Your Relationship with Your Body

Diet and exercise have long been the staples of healthy living. Fad diets and exercise regimens are founded on a central truth—diet and exercise can change your body. However, what the fads fail to teach us is that in order for us to create lasting impacts, we need to have one more essential component: a…

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Drinking and Social Media

The current events in the U.S. and around the world are a clear indication of social media’s impact on society and culture. More specifically, it is easy to observe how drinking and social media are invariably linked. Each day, the newsfeeds of social media platforms are flooded with all types of references to alcohol even…

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Wine Mom Culture

In the simplest terms possible, a wine mom is a mother who drinks wine. However, wine mom culture is far more complex and has grown into a popular, yet dangerous phenomenon. It’s difficult to say when the culture began. Social media and the media, in general, have fueled the wine mom trend to the point…

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Benzos and Alcohol

Mixing alcohol with other substances is always a recipe for disaster. The combination of these substances increases the risk of long-term health problems and sudden side effects, including fatality. Two substances, in particular, benzos and alcohol, are especially dangerous and lead to life-threatening medical situations quickly. A Massachusetts intensive outpatient rehab center can help individuals…

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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…

woman staring off thinking What Is Polysubstance Abuse

What Is Polysubstance Abuse?

When you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, knowing more about what polysubstance abuse is can help you find the right drug rehab program. Polysubstance abuse is a condition that occurs when someone is abusing multiple substances. A person may have an addiction to alcohol, prescription medication, or illicit drugs at the same…

woman drinking tea and looking out the window avoiding Anxiety During a Pandemic

Anxiety During a Pandemic

Anxiety disorders can have debilitating symptoms. There is an increased risk of anxiety disorders in those with substance use disorder. The latest global events can cause an increase in anxiety during a pandemic. This may cause you to experience the symptoms of an anxiety disorder, particularly if you are already prone to anxiety. If you…