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Drug and Alcohol Addiction Blog

Myths about Addiction

Myths about Addiction

Addiction affects many individuals in the United States. A recent study from SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health showed that an estimated 22.2 million Americans have struggled with addiction from the age of 12 and over. Even though many individuals have...
Can an Alcoholic Drink in Moderation?

Can an Alcoholic Drink in Moderation?

At Serenity Acres, we understand that alcoholism is a disease that plagues millions of Americans across the United States. Alcoholism is a chronic disease that results in the inability to control one’s intake of alcohol. While in recovery an alcoholic might ask if...
Rehabilitation for Addiction

Rehabilitation for Addiction

If you or a loved one suffers from a drug or alcohol addiction, there may also be an internal battle going on which increases the drug and alcohol abuse. Addicts often want to quit but are also terrified to do so. Addiction has such a hold on their lives that they...
Substance Abuse During Pregnancy

Substance Abuse During Pregnancy

You are not only eating, drinking and breathing just for yourself during pregnancy. As an expecting mother, you should want your baby to develop and be as healthy as possible. Everything you put into your body affects your unborn child; therefore, it is essential to...
Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol Withdrawal

Many Americans over the age of 21 have consumed an alcoholic beverage at some point in their life. Some can drink alcohol without any addictive issues. Others may develop heavy or binge drinking patterns. Heavy or binge drinking consists of four or more drinks for...
Heroin Prevention

Heroin Prevention

The use of heroin has increased dramatically across the United States among men and women, and it does not seem to be biased across specific age groups, or income levels. Heroin users who also suffer from substance abuse, typically abuse other drugs like cocaine and...