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Thursday, September 14th, 2023

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At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

Healthy Aging Month

Thursday, September 14th, 2023
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Healthy Aging Month

September is here, and with it comes the observance of Healthy Aging Month. As the seasons transition, so do the stages of our lives. It’s never too early or [...]

ADHD and substance abuse

The Connection Between ADHD and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a multifaceted illness that arises due to an array of factors, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Read on to learn more about the connection between ADHD and substance [...]


5 Ways Addiction Impacts the Brain

Addiction is more than a behavioral health problem; it’s a complex illness. Drugs and alcohol significantly alter the brain’s structure and function, making it increasingly challenging to abstain from [...]

family history

Family History and Addiction

The complex connection between heredity and environment remains a compelling area of study in the addiction medicine community. Many people with a family history of substance use disorders wonder [...]

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PTSD Awareness Month

By: Ted Crawford, MS, LMFT June is National PTSD Awareness month. Everyone has some amount of trauma in their past that hasn’t been fully processed or, (“digested”). Even though the actual events [...]

What Drugs are Prescribed for Anxiety?

Anxiety, although a natural reaction to stress, can transform into an oppressive burden when these feelings become constant and interfere with daily life. Recognizing this as an anxiety disorder [...]

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2023

America’s opioid abuse and overdose epidemic is well-documented, which can cause other information about drugs and alcohol to go overlooked. Since addiction is such a complex and multifaceted illness, [...]

sex addiction

Sex Addiction Symptoms

While it’s natural to have a healthy libido and want to physically bond with your partner, hypersexuality can harm your relationships and disrupt other aspects of your life. Compulsive [...]

shopping addiction

Black Friday in Shopping Addiction Recovery

Many Americans look forward to Thanksgiving all year long. It’s an opportunity to spend the day with loved ones, indulge in holiday delicacies and count your blessings. Thanksgiving also [...]

suicide prevention

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide is a preventable tragedy. Unfortunately, many Americans don't know what warning signs to watch out for in their loved ones. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. With the [...]