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Sometimes your best friend become your bigger fear

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Here is the story of my patient Brandon, who was addicted to alcohol. Alcohol is not an illegal substance, although there are legal restrictions put into place for its use, as alcohol can be toxic and deadly. Because of its legality, accessibility, and social acceptability, it is easy for addicts to spiral into alcohol abuse. […]

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Not the best way to deal with anxiety

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This is the story of my patient Aurora, who was addicted to Xanax. Aurora’s addiction started when she was diagnosed with an anxiety disorder in college. She had been suffering from panic attacks caused by the stress of school and other pressures. Not knowing about anxiety and panic attacks, she thought there was something wrong […]

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A helper for work, but a killer for life

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Get to know the story of my patient Carmen, who was addicted to methamphetamines. Carmen checked in to rehab after a wound on her face became infected and septic and almost killed her. The wound was caused by picking at her skin under the influence of methamphetamines. Carmen had several visible wounds and scabs on […]

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