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Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

It’s easy to get confused about the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal because they so closely resemble the effects of alcohol intoxication. When an alcoholic suddenly loses access to alcohol, the medical consequences can be severe. There is help available to you at Sunstone Recovery. Contact us by calling 855.833.9199 to learn more. What Are Common…

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Top 3 Things To Do in Portland OR For No Alcohol November

With the leaves falling, and Thanksgiving on the horizon, it’s time to celebrate No Alcohol November. For instance, if you’re in Portland, OR, the following article will highlight the top three things you can do for No Alcohol November, as well as sharing some of the benefits of giving up alcohol for a month, especially…

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What Is Polysubstance Abuse Disorder?

Polysubstance abuse disorder occurs when a person develops a physical dependence on multiple dangerous chemicals (causing impairment, pain, and distress) that can result in death due to overdose. This dependence can occur with or without the person’s knowledge, making this condition particularly unnerving. Chemical dependency is complicated enough when there is only one substance involved.…

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What Causes Addiction?

Substance abuse disorders can cause physical and psychological dependence. Addiction can cause you to prioritize your substance use, which can negatively impact your relationships, career, and finances. With substance use disorders being a common problem in the United States, you may wonder what causes addiction. What Causes Addiction? It is critical to understand more about…