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How to Spend No Alcohol November in Toledo, OH

Having fun for individuals struggling with alcohol use disorders may seem impossible. Drinking is common in social settings, but it may not be a source of enjoyment. The long-term consequences of alcohol dependency are severe and sometimes life-threatening. Fortunately, you can find better ways to have fun and improve your life. Midwest Recovery Center gives…

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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…

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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…