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It can take a long time and a lot of heartache to get to the point in your addiction where you decide that you need alcohol and drug treatment. It’s true what they say – wanting to get better is sometimes the first step toward long-term recovery, but the fear that keeps you from seeking treatment can be debilitating.
September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, so we present our top stories regarding alcohol and drug addiction, along with related topics on glaucoma, cocaine, stroke, atrial fibrillation, diverticulitis, and rh...
"Addiction is on the upswing, fueled by pressures from our economic downturn," says Howard Meitiner, President and CEO of Phoenix House, the nation's largest non-profit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention facility.
SPECT nuclear imaging tests shows how blood flows to tissues in the brain, and show marked changes after chronic drug use. More on using SPECT for drug and alcohol addiction treatment here.