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Effects of Alcohol on the Body

There are many different ways to recognize and identify alcoholism in yourself or a loved one. While some of these signs are behavioral or psychological in nature, others are physical. Learn to recognize the effects of alcohol on the body so that you can help those struggling with alcohol addiction sooner. Lack of Appetite and…

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Substance Abuse Treatment

For centuries, medical teams have questioned what therapies are best suited for substance use disorders (SUDs). Then in 2006, the National Quality Forum published a document specifying the seven practices that organization found most effective in substance abuse treatment. Marcie Bough, Pharm.D., senior manager of practice development and research for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)…

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Depression and Alcohol

Alcoholism is a powerful disease that has the potential to take over your life. Even worse, depression and alcohol may become inseparable partners, devastating a person for years. Thankfully, recovery is entirely possible. However, it will require a strong commitment to sobriety and depression treatment. At San Antonio Recovery Center, admission into our dual diagnosis…