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Key Advantages of a Health and Wellness-Based Rehab Center

Your overall health and wellness are integral to leading a happy and productive life. Research shows that women with serious mental health issues like depression and substance use disorders have a life expectancy of 10-25 years less than a healthy person.1 A rehab and wellness center can help patients struggling with mental health issues through…

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How Prescription Drug Addiction Starts

When a doctor prescribes medication that has “addictive” properties like opioids or benzodiazepines, it is usually for a specific condition and then used for a short period of time. When these drugs are taken as prescribed, the medication alone does not cause addiction. A substance use disorder, or addiction, starts when a psychological dependence is…