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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…

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What is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive-behavioral therapy otherwise referred to by the acronym CBT is a type of psychological treatment. It’s useful for a variety of issues, including anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, marital problems, and several cases of mental illness. Evidence suggests that this therapy is just as or more effective than psychiatric medications or other forms of psychological…