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What Are the Four Stages of Addiction?

The National Institute on Drug Abuse defines addiction as a chronic, relapsing disorder that is marked by the tell-tale behaviors of compulsive drug seeking and continued use despite adverse consequences. Addiction also induces long-lasting changes in the brain. Today, scientists have a deeper comprehension of the cycle of addiction and how various brain regions are…

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Tips for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Some types of anxiety focus on specific experiences or situations. Social anxiety, for example, causes a person to feel uncomfortable and even debilitated in social situations. This is more than just being nervous but being unable to participate in social situations without intense emotional and physical outcomes. At Oceanfront Recovery, we can help you develop…