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Most Commonly Abused Prescriptions

Prescription addiction occurs when a person uses prescribed medications outside of their doctor’s recommendations or inadvertently develops a dependency upon their medication. It may also occur when a person uses a prescription that is not their own. This type of addiction carries numerous risks, including overdose, organ damage, and mental health disorders. Treatment can be…

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5 Potentially Addictive Behaviors

Behavioral addiction is just as controlling as addiction related to the use of drugs and alcohol. In many ways, the two are linked. Many engage in behaviors that are unhealthy, including using drugs and alcohol without recognizing the risks. Yet, over time, any negative action performed over and over again can become addictive. At Midwest…

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How does Medication Assisted Treatment Help?

Drug and alcohol addiction leads to dependence for many people. That means a person may find it nearly impossible to stop using because the brain relies on these substances. That is where medication-assisted treatment (MAT) can offer help. It is a strategy that allows the brain to start the healing process while controlling the dependence…

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How a PHP Fits Your Busy Schedule

Partial hospitalization programs, or PHPs, are becoming more and more popular in addiction recovery. This particular addiction treatment program provides intensive care for behavioral issues and is quite effective in helping those with addictions. A partial hospitalization program at Midwest Recovery Center allows individuals to get the therapy they need to address their substance use…