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5 Steps to Recovery From Drug & Alcohol Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 23, 2021 Updated: July 28, 2021 There are many complicated reasons people develop addictions to drugs and alcohol. Depending on a harmful chemical to feel functional when that chemical is destroying your ability to function is ironic and difficult to stomach. But, whatever strategy or program appeals to…

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Top 5 Most Drug-Infested Cities in the U.S.

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: June 9, 2021 Updated: July 9, 2021 Drugs don’t just impact specific populations or certain cities. Fentanyl, cocaine, meth, oxycodone, and heroin cause significant issues around the country. However, in America’s five most drug-infested cities, there…

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Effects of Teen Drug Abuse

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 6, 2020 Updated: March 5, 2020 Generally, when we think of people struggling with substance abuse we think of adults. It’s important to remember that this isn’t always the case. Rather, teen drug abuse is a growing problem that has far-reaching effects. Moreover, it’s not something that happens…

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What are Gateway Drugs?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 15, 2019 Updated: May 30, 2019 In the United States, substance abuse is prevalent in the media. Songs, TV shows, and movies all highlight the appeal of substance abuse. However, the United States also faces an opioid crisis that claims countless lives every year. Many people blame the…

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Your Brain on Adderall [Infographic]

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 15, 2019 Updated: April 23, 2019 When it comes to prescription drugs, most people talk about the prevalence of opiate or benzodiazepine abuse. However, there are several other drugs that pose a considerable risk to those who abuse them. One of these drugs is Adderall. Understanding your brain…

Facts About Prescription Drugs

Facts About Prescription Drugs [Infographic]

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 15, 2019 Updated: February 28, 2019 Prescription drugs are some of the most dangerous substances in the United States. Despite coming at the recommendations of medical professionals, these substances often have high abuse and addiction potentials. In fact, there are more people struggling with prescription drug abuse than…

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Mental Illness Statistics [Infographic]

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 22, 2019 Updated: July 21, 2021 In the United States, nearly 20% of American adults experience symptoms of a mental illness every year. However, this number only recognizes those who reported symptoms and reached out for help. The reality is that millions of Americans experience mental illnesses but…

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History of Drugs [Infographic]

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 30, 2018 Updated: October 29, 2018 Many people think drug abuse and addiction are recent problems in human history. However, most common substances today, such as opioids, meth, and cocaine, have been around for over a century. The history of drugs expands back almost as far as human…

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Alcohol Addiction Statistics [Infographic]

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 27, 2018 Updated: September 20, 2018 Alcohol is the most common addictive substance in the United States. Its prevalent use is largely due to its legality and acceptance in popular culture. However, despite its legal status, alcohol isn’t as safe or harmless as it may seem. Alcohol addiction…

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Opioid Addiction Statistics [Infographic]

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: August 24, 2018 Updated: August 8, 2018 In the past 20 years, the number of individuals reporting opioid addictions and opioid-related overdose deaths skyrocketed. These opioid addiction statistics caused major waves among the American people, making everyone realize that the problem is spiraling out of control. Currently, the United…