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Common Risk Factors of Substance Abuse Disorders

Drug addiction or substance abuse disorders affect a person’s brain and behavior. These cause the inability to control the use of legal or illegal drugs. As a provider of rehabilitation services in Maryland, we have seen these conditions affect people of all ages, sex, and economic status. However, certain risk factors affect the likelihood and … Continue reading

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Sugar Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

Most of us are still riding the holiday high of candy canes, hot cocoa, peppermint patties, and other holiday sweets. Sugar is America’s favorite drug. And as harmless as it looks, eating too much sugar can lead to a number of unwanted complications. People who consume too much sugar from their diets increase their risk … Continue reading

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Navigate Life Better With Life Skills Training

Growing up, most of us had no idea of what life really is. It is then in our early adult years that we start to grasp how hard it is to deal with daily responsibilities to live life. PRP Learning Center of Baltimore offers life skills training to help you navigate your life better. As … Continue reading

Ways to Support Loved Ones with Mental Illness

Supporting loved ones with mental health issues can be challenging. Knowing what and when to say things is crucial because it can have an impact on their wellbeing. Some of the major types of mental illness include depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar mood disorder. These illnesses vary in degrees and severity and require different help … Continue reading

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Safe at Home: Mental Health During a Pandemic

Nobody has expected the day would come when everyone stays at home. Some are lucky enough to have family nearby to support them. But for those who live alone and are struggling with a mental health condition, things might feel a little heavier and darker. The World Health Organization has released a guide to help … Continue reading

How Rehabilitation Works and How It Could Help You

Mental health disorders are often treated with two aspects: the actual treatment itself and rehabilitation. Treatment entails the medication, therapy, counseling, and hospitalization part. This is akin to bringing down the body temperature when one has a fever. The psychiatric rehabilitation aspect focuses on helping the person return to an optimal level of functioning and … Continue reading

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