Substance Abuse

6 Factors That Influence Substance Use and Abuse

Substance use and abuse is a complex issue that is influenced by a variety of factors. In Kentucky, these factors include economic conditions, access to healthcare, cultural influences, peer pressure, and individual factors such as mental health and past...

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Substance abuse is a complex issue that is influenced by a variety of factors. In Kentucky, these factors are both societal and individual

Substance Abuse Trends in Kentucky

Substance abuse is a countrywide problem, affecting individuals, families, and communities. Other than affecting an individual, addiction also has a negative impact on the community at large, contributing to increased crime, broken families, lost man-hours, and...

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In the US, accidental drug overdose is a leading cause of death in people below 45 years. Here’s an overview of the abused drugs in Kentucky.

Substance Abuse Treatment: What Can You Expect

Around 1 in 10 Americans will develop a substance abuse disorder at some point in their life. Sadly, only 25% of those will actively seek treatment. One of the main reasons that addicts resist drug rehab programs and the help of an addiction treatment center is...

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Pros & Cons Of 90 Day Alcohol Addiction Rehab

10 Warning Signs Of Substance Abuse Among College Students

Spotting the signs of substance abuse in college students isn't always easy- many of the changes below can be normal for students or may point to other problems (such as mental health issues).  However, they can be telling of potential substance abuse, so it’s...

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Substance Abuse In Medical Professionals

Although alcohol misuse is prevalent in many professions, few issues are as severe as alcoholism and medical professionals. There is a prevailing belief that healthcare workers are advocates for healthy lifestyles, and they tend to have better habits than the...

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