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What Are the Warning Signs of Relapse for Drug Users?

A substantial number of people who go into a drug center program in Texas will relapse back into active substance use at least once before they establish lasting sobriety. A drug abuse relapse does not generally appear out of the blue. In fact, several emotional and psychological warning signs typically appear before actual substance intake…

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The Signs of Substance Use Disorder

Public health specialists, doctors, and experts divide addictive substances into two broad categories when discussing the signs of substance use disorder. These categories include drugs (including prescription medications) and alcohol. The core signs of addiction for all of these substances are essentially the same. They define the presence of a diagnosable condition called substance use…

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What Are the Most Commonly Used Drugs in San Antonio?

The most recent drug abuse statistics in San Antonio reveal some changes in patterns of usage. Drugs illegally imported from Mexico have transformed local markets. This has led to increases in drug consumption overall. Three drugs, in particular, have seen use levels spike in the San Antonio area. These drugs include marijuana, methamphetamine, and heroin.…

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Anxiety During A Pandemic

Right now, the world is facing a tremendously difficult scenario, and many people are having anxiety during this time. Stock markets have dropped, a pandemic is causing sickness and death, and empty grocery store shelves evoke significant anxiety. If you are somebody who deals with drug abuse, alcohol abuse, depression, anxiety, or another mental health…

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Staying Sober During Coronavirus

The social distancing, quarantines, business closures, and other actions taken because of the coronavirus present special challenges for individuals in recovery. The staff at The Right Step recognize the issues that you have with isolation, anxiety, and the possibility of substance use during this pandemic situation. There are ways to stay sober during coronavirus and…