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Women seek help for alcoholism five years earlier than men Women with alcohol abuse problems tend to seek out help much earlier than men, a new study reveals. Females may end up in treatment four to five years earlier than males, the University of Florida res... August 14, 2013
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Evaluate Treatments for Drug Addiction Did you know that about 23.2 million people over the age of 12 needed treatment for illegal drug or alcohol addiction in 2007? And, that only 2.4 million of these people actually received treatment at... August 4, 2013
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The Signs of Drug Addiction About 20 million Americans have used an illegal drug, such as marijuana, cocaine, crack, or heroin in the past month, making drug addiction extremely prevalent in this country. According to the Nation... July 27, 2013
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What is the Definition of Drug Addiction? Do you have a family member who is addicted to illegal drugs? If not a family member, you probably have a friend, an acquaintance, or a friend of a friend that is addicted. This is because drug addic... July 23, 2013
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Quitting the Addiction of Cigarettes Of all substances, the addiction to nicotine, which is found in tobacco and is smoked in cigarettes, is one of the most prevalent and toughest addictions to quit. However, experts believe that if ciga... July 10, 2013
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Common Behaviors of a Meth Addict Addiction to crystal methamphetamine is a serious problem with about 13 million people having abused this illicit drug at least one in their lives, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. E... June 22, 2013
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Identify Drug Abuse Drug abuse is practically everywhere one turns these days. In fact, an estimated 20 million Americans over the age of 12 has used an illegal drug in the past month, according to the National Council o... June 14, 2013
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Signs & Symptoms of Drug-Addicted Babies Sadly, each and every day there are babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a group of complications that occur at birth because the baby was born addicted to illegal or prescription drug... June 2, 2013
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Recognize Substance Abuse Most likely there is a person, more likely several people you know very well, who are addicted to drugs. This is because substance and drug abuse is rampant in the United States, with more than 20 mil... June 2, 2013
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Overcoming Gambling Addiction It is estimated that two million adults in the United States are considered pathological gamblers, meaning they are addicted to gambling. Another four to six million people are considered problem gamb... May 18, 2013