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Adding Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Substance Abuse Treatment Helps with Depression

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is one of the footholds in substance abuse treatment. Many addiction treatment specialists use this method to help their patients identify adverse behavioral patterns, and create new ones. It is also effective in treating depression. In fact, according to new research, they may be linked. To learn more about the connection between CBT…

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Important Statistics on Teen Substance Abuse to Keep in Mind

Drug abuse is a problem that often starts at a young age – typically during the teen years. And while drug use has been decreasing slowly over the years, many teens experiment with drugs every year and can trigger lifelong addictions. The most recent statistics on teen substance abuse, therefore, are essential to consider for…