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Dating in Recovery

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson You did it. You made it through detox and treatment. Now, the world is your oyster. But, as Alcoholics Anonymous and other programs suggest, you should not partake in any intimate relationships for…

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Baby Boomers & Substance Abuse

After World War II ended millions of men returned home to their waiting sweethearts and started their own families to accompany the vision of the house with the white picket fence and 2.5 kids in the suburbs. 3.4 million babies were born in 1946, 20 percent more than in 1945, more than ever before, kick-starting…

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What is Dual Diagnosis?

Dual Diagnosis and Co-Occurring Disorders are interchangeable terms for someone who has a substance abuse problem as well as a mood or personality disorder. These co-occurring disorders can affect mood, thinking, and behavior. With a dual diagnosis, patients are simultaneously treated for their substance abuse and their mood or personality disorder. A lot of times…

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Cocaine Treatment in Utah

With the rising numbers of meth users, Utah police started looking more and more for dealers and suppliers to help end one of the biggest drug problems here. People who could no longer easily find meth simply switched their substance of choice to something more readily available with a similar high, cocaine and crack cocaine.…