The Trouble with Wine Mom Culture

The Trouble with Wine Mom Culture

One thing that often brings people together in American society today is wine. That’s right, wine. This is partly due to American media marketing drinking as being “cool” and “fun.” With such promotion, it’s no wonder why the number of Americans with drinking problems has increased dramatically since the 2000s. Wine drinking has especially been…

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Is Nicotine a Stimulant or Depressant?

If a substance is legal, then it’s not dangerous, right? Wrong! Nicotine is found in plenty of legal products that Americans consume by the millions. However, 1 out of every 5 Americans dies each year because of smoking cigarettes. Americans continue to consume them because nicotine is so addictive. Despite the fact that nicotine products…

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Ways to Boost Serotonin and Dopamine Naturally

Sometimes treatment is the best way to maximize recovery from a mental illness, but what happens when treatment isn’t an option, or you want to try something else first? When it comes to the chemicals delivered to the brain, serotonin and dopamine are two of the most important ones. This is because serotonin and dopamine…

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Understanding Relapse: Common Triggers in Recovery

One of the most sensitive subjects among those in recovery is the subject of relapse. It holds with it feelings of failure and wasted effort. It comes with expressions of shame and embarrassment. However, during the journey of addiction, rehabilitation, and recovery, relapse forever remains a possibility.  This is sometimes despite best efforts. What is…

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Do Suboxone Clinics Accept Insurance?

What is Suboxone? Suboxone is a type of medication used to treat heroin and opioid addiction withdrawals and symptoms. Within Suboxone are two different forms of addiction recovery medications: buprenorphine and naloxone. Essentially, Suboxone is a branded version of buprenorphine.  Suboxone Insurance Coverage Most insurance companies cover Suboxone clinic treatment. Some insurance companies that cover…