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The Hidden Link Between Autism and Addiction

It’s believed that people on the spectrum don’t get hooked on alcohol or other drugs. New evidence suggests they do Shane Stoner’s addiction began in 2008. He lost a factory job, his parents divorced, his father died—and then a relative introduced him to heroin. “I felt like heroin gave me confidence,” Stoner says. “I could […]

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7 Signs You Might Have An Addiction But Don’t Realize It

Nearly every mental illness has a stereotype attached to it — and these tropes are often over-generalized and straight-up inaccurate. For instance, when people think of the illness of addiction, they often picture a person who’s been fired from their job for showing up visibly inebriated, or imagine some version of the “strung out party […]

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Am I Addicted to Drugs?

1. Physical Appearance Have you noticed that your physical appearance has changed dramatically? Rapid or sudden weight loss, unusual cuts and/or bruises, unexplained or unusual sores, redness in the face or skin rashes, red or irritated eyes, tooth decay or gum problems, odor on clothing or body are signs of drug addiction. 2. Health Problems Have you developed health issues that weren’t there before, or have more severe symptoms now? Fatigue, irregular sleeping patterns, nosebleeds, vomiting, headaches, memory loss, seizures, dry mouth, and persistent illness are just a few of the effects of patterned drug use.

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Struggling with addiction? Ready to make positive changes to your life? Bluestone Recovery’s comprehensive addiction treatment programs help successfully rehabilitate lives every day. Our drug and alcohol treatment center continually invests in the most advanced treatment resources available. We utilize the most current and researched methods and knowledge of how medicine, therapy, and technology work together to accomplish sobriety.

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