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Facts About the Brain Science of Addiction

When we take medications they often work by directly affecting how our brain chemistry operates. In the case of pain relief, medications block receptors in the brain so that individuals experience less discomfort as they heal from surgery or medical treatment. However, using medications has to be closely monitored so that the body doesn’t develop…

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5 Recovery Basics You Should Know

Before you choose a rehab program or treatment facility, you need to know the basics of recovery. This includes learning about who needs addiction treatment, what happens during the process, and more. At Harmony Hills, we can guide you through addiction recovery basics and help you find all the answers you need. Substance Use Disorders Can Happen to…

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How To Avoid Enabling Addicts

When someone close to you develops a substance use disorder, an addiction to drugs or alcohol, it can be a challenge to help them. One of the difficulties may be enabling your friend, family member, or loved one as you attempt to normalize, downplay, or ignore what they are going through. Learning how to avoid…

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How to Educate Yourself on Addiction

Learning about addiction is a wise choice if you or a loved one struggles with it. Also, you can prevent addiction by sharing your knowledge with others before they fall into substance abuse. However, you must ensure that the information you attain is correct. The places you get your addiction education matter. Find out how…