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Marijuana and Driving

Although there is much scientific debate about the overall effect that marijuana has on the senses and motor skills, there is little disagreement that marijuana and driving do not mix. Marijuana impairs judgment and reaction time significantly, making it more difficult to operate a vehicle on the road. Numerous studies have suggested that there is…

woman suffering from childhood trauma and addiction

The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

One of the things that clients often learn in recovery at an addiction treatment center is the connection between childhood trauma and addiction. Trauma therapy focuses on tracing the traumatic event and the emergence of alcoholism in a person’s life. The treatment creates an awareness of this connection that the client may have been unaware…

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Is Alcohol Hurting Your Relationship?

Is alcohol hurting your relationship? You may have discovered alcohol’s effects on family and the dynamic of your relationship in several areas, such as communication, intimacy, or daily responsibilities. Alcohol’s effects on family, friends, and partners can break down a relationship to the point where you may need professional help from an alcohol rehab center.…

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Activities to Celebrate Sobriety: National Recovery Month

September 2020 is National Recovery Month. This is a time for those in recovery, their family, friends, and community to celebrate sobriety. Addiction treatment centers in Toledo, Ohio, also use this time to promote sober activities and create more awareness about outpatient treatment for alcoholism and other addictions. Popular activities for people in recovery include:…