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COVID Stress Drinking

Stress Drinking & Coronavirus: Did You Drink Your Way Through Social Distancing?

You probably saw memes and social posts about “quarantinis” and relying on alcohol to cope with social distancing and loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic. For people who are lonely, isolated and struggling with substance use disorders, the jokes about drinking and isolation are less humorous and more a reality.  Some experts say they have seen …

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Alcohol and Depression

Alcohol and Depression – Are They Linked?

We all have had bad days, when we feel sad, lonely, tired and unmotivated. When those feelings span several days, weeks, months or longer, it’s likely a sign of depression.  Depression can trigger people to self-medicate with alcohol and drugs, which can lead to dependence and ultimately to addiction to these substances. Conversely, one of …

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Fentanyl is Lethal

Why is Fentanyl So Dangerous?

Fentanyl is so lethal because it’s 150 times more potent than morphine, and the chances of overdosing are greater. Deaths from drug overdoses have been on a steady increase over the last 20 years, mainly because of fentanyl. The graph below from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows drug overdose deaths from …

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Cannabis Addiction

Can You Have Withdrawal from Weed? (Yes, and It Can Be Severe)

When you regularly use many substances, whether or not you feel you are dependent on them, and you suddenly stop using it, you will go through withdrawal.  Withdrawal is the way your body and mind respond to sudden changes when you stop using a substance. This could include something as simple as sugar! If you’ve …

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