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The Link Between Risky Behavior and E-Cigs

The Link Between Risky Behavior and E-Cigs What do you think of when you think of the word “risk?” Some people may think of people who do high profile things, like diving from cliffs or other risky tasks. But, a lot of teenagers and young adults are involved in...

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ICD9 to ICD10 Diagnosis Changes

The following is a short guest blog post by Denny Chapin, founder of TheraThink, a mental health billing service. What are ICD codes? International Classification of Disease (ICD) codes are diagnosis codes designed to describe a patient’s disease.  These codes are used to explain ailments, helping medical providers translate symptoms...

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Adderall Abuse Continues in College Students

It’s not a surprise to many people that teen drug abuse is an issue all over the country. Many teenagers are getting involved with all sorts of drugs, and more teens are in rehab programs than there ever have been before. Because of that, it’s important that we explore...

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Why can’t some people just stop?

Just about anyone who is in recovery has a story of the person who, after hearing their struggles, says, “I know someone who did twice as much as you, every day, for twice as long and all they did to stop was decide to do it.” The message in...

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Why Has Teen Drug Abuse Increased So Much?

Why Has Teen Drug Abuse Increased So Much? Teen drug abuse has always been an issue, but now.. More teens than ever are getting into underage drinking, which is alarming, considering that means that some of those parents were supplying the alcohol for them. Put that together with the fact...

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Veterans and Prescription Drug Abuse

Veterans and Prescription Drug Abuse There are now many troops and veterans who battle with dependence on prescription drugs, and the problem is only getting worse as more troops are coming back from the horrors of war. They have been dealing with a number of things during their time...

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Teens & Drug Addiction

Teen Drug Addiction The truth is that teenagers use the same drugs that adults do. This includes alcohol and various types of cigarettes, cigars, and chewing tobacco. However, teens sometimes use a wide variety of other dangerous drugs. Many teens can become addicted to marijuana, which can be referred...

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