movies about alcoholism and drug addiction

6 Movies About Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

A movie tells a story that can touch lives. The right film may be what brings you or someone you love to decide that it’s time to get treatment for drug addiction or alcoholism at centers like Westwind Recovery®. Learn more about several popular movies that address addiction and contact an addiction treatment center near…

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Getting treatment for a mental health condition like borderline personality disorder is often part of the recovery process. That is why understanding how mental health can impact substance use is critical and why finding a facility that offers treatment for co-occurring disorders is so important. What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? Borderline personality disorder is a…

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9 Celebrities in Addiction Recovery

Addiction does not discriminate. Many celebrities have struggled publicly with addiction to drugs or alcohol. There are many in recovery, though, that use their fame to raise awareness. Consider the following nine well-known individuals in addiction recovery and reach out to an addiction treatment center near you today. What Celebrities Are in Addiction Recovery? 1.…

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Understanding Fentanyl and the Need for Sober Help

Across the nation, many people are suffering from addictions to opiates. However, more powerful than heroin and morphine is the drug fentanyl.  Acetyl Fentanyl is an opiate that is mixed into street drugs and marketed as heroin. In fact, just a small amount can be fatal. Users typically use it intravenously as a direct substitute…

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The Dangers of Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid

Last popular in the 1990s and early 2000s, gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) has made an appearance back on the party scene as a recreational drug. Taken in small doses, this substance causes feelings of relaxation and euphoria and an increase in sociability, which can make it appealing in social settings. However, GHB can also be incredibly…

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Financial Anonymity

Don M. is a prominent attorney with a wonderful home, a loving and supportive wife (who is also an attorney), and a child in private school.  His life is hard and complicated, and he has more obligations than he imagined he’d have at this stage in his life when he was growing up.  In the…