How to Fight Food Addiction in Ohio Rehab

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For many people, having a healthy and balanced relationship with food can be a struggle. Some are not particularly food-motivated and may find it easy to adopt the “eat to live” mindset of having a utilitarian, measured approach to eating. However, for those struggling with food addiction, eating can serve as an escape from boredom … Read More

Overcoming Fear in Ohio Drug Rehab

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The prospect of fear is one of the most damaging things that holds many Ohioans back from getting the addiction support and treatment they need. What if it is fear itself that is driving your addiction and keeping you stuck in the same pattern? How does fear make a recovery from addiction less likely? Most … Read More

Addiction and Mental Illness: Why the Two Go Hand-in-Hand in Ohio

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For the uninitiated, it can sometimes be difficult to discern the difference between mental illness and addiction. This is partially because the symptoms of depression, erratic behavior, and other external markers can appear quite similar. The truth is that while addiction and mental illness are separate and distinct diseases, there is some overlap in the … Read More

Amendment Petition May Help Ohio Addicts Get Treatment Instead of Jail Time

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As a leading provider of addiction education and treatment in Ohio, The Recovery Village Columbus is always seeking ways to de-stigmatize drug dependency and to encourage treatment rather than jail time for those whose lives have been affected by this illness. A new amendment called the Neighborhood Safety Drug Treatment, and Rehabilitation Amendment may help … Read More

Who Abuses Drugs in Ohio?

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When you think of a drug addict, it is likely that you imagine a specific type of person. Maybe you believe that only someone with a low socioeconomic status, who had a dysfunctional childhood, or someone who is not intelligent or hardworking could become dependent on drugs or alcohol. However, the truth is much more … Read More

Should You Force a Person into Addiction Treatment in Ohio?

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Addiction treatment in Ohio

When faced with an addicted friend or loved one, those who want to help can find themselves at a difficult crossroads. How can you compel this person to get help without alienating him or her completely? This is especially challenging when the person has already caused themselves or others harm — such as the alcoholic … Read More

Ohio Universities Concerned about Binge Drinking among Students

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Ever since the days of “Animal House,” binge drinking has been a commonly accepted and often joked-about aspect of the American college experience. As home to some of the country’s most renowned colleges and universities, this is undoubtedly a significant problem in the state of Ohio and one that has many educators and parents rightfully … Read More

Exploring the Role of Ohio’s Pharmacies in Preventing Overdose Deaths

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Ohio drug rehab

When you think of pharmacies, you usually think of them as places to fill prescriptions for everyday medications you may need. However, thanks to an increase in accessibility of Naloxone (also known as Narcan), pharmacies may become a lifesaving force in Ohio. Here is a look at how recent changes in the law will increase … Read More

New Billboard Campaign Set to Get Ohioans Talking about Substance Abuse

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One of the biggest struggles of addiction outreach is raising awareness and empowering citizens to take action. A new statewide billboard from the Ohio Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio in partnership with the Ohio Department of Public Safety and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is taking aim at opiate addiction and … Read More

5 Addiction Myths Ohioans Still Believe

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With addiction rates reaching record highs, Ohioans are all-too-familiar with the gripping problem of substance abuse in their state. Regardless, many addiction myths persist. To help Ohio residents understand the truth about addiction, a national expert on substance abuse has joined forces with state and local officials to dispel myths and help spread accurate information … Read More