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14 Of The 20 Most Abused Drugs In The U.S. Are Prescription Drugs

Prescription medications can be effective when they are used properly, but some can be addictive and dangerous when misused.  According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 14 of the 20 most abused mood-altering substances in the U.S. … Continue reading

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How Can You Help a Family Member Who is Abusing Alcohol or Drugs?

Someone in your family has a problem with alcohol or drugs.  What can you do to help? You might think that an alcohol or drug problem belongs to the person who is drinking or taking drugs.  But if a family … Continue reading

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Social Networking: How is it affecting your mental health?

Anything that we do regularly affects our mental health in some way. Exercising, the foods we eat and how we spend our time all contribute to the state of our mental health. Some activities, such as social networking, have both … Continue reading

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