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How Does Your Environment Affect Your Chances of Drug Addiction?

Father and son sitting on couch and having funny talkThe debate surrounding nature versus nurture is ongoing, especially for individuals suffering from drug addiction. Are you a product of your genetics or are you a product of your environment?

For individuals suffering from drug addiction, environmental factors […]

Gateway Drugs: Express Lane to Serious Addiction

Father taking to teeenagerGateway drugs is a phrase that typically refers to substances that lead to more addictive and harmful drugs. Gateway drugs such as alcohol, nicotine, and marijuana may seem like potentially harmless substances, but in fact, often lead to a pathway towards serious addiction.

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Physical Effects of Prolonged Alcohol Abuse

Couple huggingExcessive use of alcohol can have devastating physical effects on the user. When an individual continuously drinks alcohol in excess, has difficulty controlling their behavior, and develops a tolerance to its effects over time, the individual often is diagnosed with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). If […]

Making the Call. Why Calling Covenant Hills Can Change Your Life

worried young lady contemplating drug addiction treatmentAccording to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S., with 52,404 lethal drug overdoses in 2015. Drug addiction remains an epidemic in the United States, and several sources […]

Nutrition vs Pharmaceuticals: A Treatment Perspective

Superfoods on a tableNutrition vs Pharmaceuticals: A Fresh Look at Treatment

Can we honestly suggest that nutrition be a “prescription” over stimulants and other pharmaceuticals as a primary form of treatment for addiction and mental health?

Let us do a quick review of our historical approach […]

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