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Teen Drinking Linked to Adult Alcoholism

New evidence from a team of American researchers indicates that teenagers who periodically engage in binge drinking may experience changes in the expression of their genetic code that increase the likelihood of serious alcohol problems in adulthood. Learn about how scientists found that teen drinking is linked to adult alcoholism. Researchers and public health officials…

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Physical Dependence

Perhaps you assume that drug addiction, drug tolerance and physical dependence on drugs are all the same thing. Although the terms are often used together, they are not the same. If you use any drug, there are risks of tolerance, addiction, or physical dependence on that substance. Understanding physical dependence requires education, which the caring,…

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Signs of Addiction

There are many signs of addiction, whether you or a loved one experiences addiction to alcohol, heroin, prescription opioids, or some other substance. The attentive, professional staff at The Right Step Centers know the signs of addiction, and how to provide treatment programs that help an individual through recovery from addiction, and from dependence. When…