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Since 2014, Addiction Center has been an informational web guide for those who are struggling with substance use disorders and co-occurring behavioral and mental health disorders. All content included on Addiction Center is created by our team of researchers and journalists. of our articles are fact-based and sourced from relevant publications, government agencies and medical journals.

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Episode 26 – California Sober

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California sober isn’t actually sober at all, but some state that it works for them. This could be dangerous for those in recovery.

Episode 25 – Opioid Treatment Medications

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Opioid treatment medications can help patients get off potentially deadly drugs. However, it is important to understand the long-term effects of these drugs.

Episode 24 – Addiction In Intimate Relationships

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When one or both partners in a relationship are abusing drugs or alcohol, it can cause feelings of betrayal and anger.

Episode 23 – Hallucinogens And History

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Cannabis, psylocibin, and ketamine are substances that are all used for therapeutic methods but can also be dangerous and mind-altering.

Episode 22 – Involuntary Commitment

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Involuntary or civil commitment can be used when patients present as a danger to themselves or others. Dr. Bhatt, MD explains what this means.

Episode 21 – Social Media Addiction

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Social media or internet use that starts causing problems holds many of the same characteristics as behavioral addictions.

Episode 20 – The Reality Of Relapse

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Relapse is oftentimes part of the recovery process. Dr. Bhatt, MD explains why it happens and what you should do if it does.

Episode 19 – Breaking Down Fentanyl

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It’s 100 times more potent than Morphine. Fentanyl has been involved in a large number of Opioid overdoses. Dr. Bhatt, MD explains why.

Episode 18 – The Opioid Epidemic

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What caused the Opioid Epidemic? And more importantly, what can be done to stop it? Dr. Bhatt, MD breaks it down.