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How Anxiety Can Lead to Addiction

Individuals who struggle with their mental health have an increased susceptibility to substance abuse and addiction. Anxiety and other mental health issues can make substance abuse sound like an appealing coping mechanism. Seeking short-term relief from mental health conditions using drugs or alcohol fails to solve the underlying problems and core issues that need to…
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Am I an Enabler?

In a positive sense, to enable someone can mean to empower them or encourage them to develop and grow. However, in the sense where you are enabling addiction, to enable someone takes a more negative tone. Is there someone in your life who you can see has a problem with drugs or alcohol? Perhaps it…
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How Long Does Cocaine Detox Last?

Cocaine has far-reaching detrimental effects to your brain and body that make it a particularly dangerous recreational drug. If you or someone you know is addicted to cocaine, we at Knoxville Recovery Center, a premier detox clinic in Tennessee, are waiting to speak with them. Perhaps you tried cocaine once, out of curiosity and now…

What is Narcan?

Although they are commonly used in modern medicine, opioids are extremely powerful, addictive, and dangerous drugs; an individual’s opioid use can quickly turn into abuse and then into an overdose. Thankfully, Narcan – a name brand for a drug called naloxone – can quickly reverse an opioid overdose, possibly saving a person’s life. But, just…