Addiction

The Truth About Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Sacramento

Sacramento California Alcohol And Drug Abuse Rates And Statistics

Substance abuse has become prevalent across the country. Heavily populated and urban areas, such as Sacramento, have seen a marked increase in usage rates in the past decade. In 2007, 29.7 percent of adults in California participated in binge drinking. Sacramento, meanwhile, showed a rate of 30.2 percent. Fortunately, these numbers are beginning to fall …

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All You Need To Know About National Methamphetamine Awareness Day

National Methamphetamine Awareness Day Is Coming: What You Should Know

November 30, 2016 is National Methamphetamine Awareness Day. Pathways Recovery, in Sacramento, CA, is dedicated to eradicating all addiction, whether involving drugs or alcohol. We think it’s important, however, to know all you can about the various drugs out there. The more you know, the better you are able to avoid addiction. Methamphetamine is highly …

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Surprising Myths About Addiction

5 Surprising Myths About Addiction

When it comes to those suffering from addiction, there are many misconceptions. Unfortunately, these fallacies can lead to assumptions and preconceptions that prevent individuals from getting the help they need. It’s important for addicts as well as their loved ones or anyone who has been affected by addiction to understand more about it, including the …

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Debunking Myths About Substance Abuse

Common Myths About Substance Abuse and Addiction Ever since Richard Nixon’s “war on drugs” started over 40 years ago and Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign began in the 1980’s, addiction treatment professionals have been fighting an uphill battle against myths and stereotypes related to substance abuse and addiction treatment.  Considering that substance abuse and …

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Addiction in the Elderly Feature

Addiction In The Elderly

Problems with addiction can affect people of all ages. Unfortunately, senior citizens face an increased risk of complications and mortality as the result of substance abuse. Learning more about elderly substance abuse can help those senior citizens affected find help, hope, and a better quality of life during the late stages of life. According to …

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