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Warning Signs of Benzo Abuse

Like many prescription medications, benzodiazepines can be abused and lead to addiction. These sedative drugs can play a crucial role in helping someone with severe anxiety or panic disorder feel calmer so they can function. But when taken excessively or recreationally, they can lead to dangerous side effects. Learn about benzo abuse warning signs to …

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Can Someone Find Out If You’re in Rehab?

Many people struggling with addiction or substance use disorder (SUD) want to seek treatment but feel they cannot. They may worry about confidentiality, insurance coverage, and the potential for stigma when friends and family find out that they need help for drug or alcohol misuse. However, finding an accepting and supportive community is integral to …

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New Years Resolution: Get Sober

New Year’s resolutions can be challenging, especially if your goal is to remain sober. Celebrations and holidays can often be full of temptations that make it hard to stay on track. That doesn’t mean it’s impossible, however. Call 1.844.675.1022 to speak with someone from My 5 Palms about our addiction treatment programs and how you …

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Tips for a Sober Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a romantic holiday that celebrates love and joy. But, for many people in recovery from addiction, it can be challenging to find ways to celebrate without alcohol or drugs. If you’re in recovery and looking for tips on maintaining your sobriety during the holidays, call 1.844.675.1022 to speak with someone from My …

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Reasons Why Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy is Dangerous

Alcohol addiction can impact your physical health as well as your mental well-being. One such potential risk of alcohol use disorder is alcoholic cardiomyopathy, a condition that can lead to heart failure. It can even develop in otherwise healthy people. If you drink heavily and have unexplained fatigue or shortness of breath that worsens over …

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Codependency and Depression

Do you find the moods of others dictate how you feel? Do you try to control others to control your happiness? If so, you may be struggling with codependency. Codependency is common when there is an addict in the family. Often, codependency occurs with types of mental illness, including anxiety and depression. If you’re struggling with codependency, …

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Values in Recovery

Many people struggling with the disease of addiction never get help. Unfortunately, these people either end up losing their lives or having their lifetime stolen by the disease, often spending their days confined in jail cells or institutions. With the help of Promises Five Palms mental health treatment program, 12-step programs, and other recovery tools …

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