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The 5 Most Common Causes of Addiction in Veterans

Drug and alcohol addiction continues to be a serious problem in the United States. In fact, since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people have been struggling to find help for their substance use disorders and are left feeling lost. And for veterans who face unique challenges, finding help can be even...
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stages of alcoholism

Stages of Alcoholism for Veterans: How to Break Free

While alcohol addiction starts in a wide variety of ways, the progression of alcoholism actually follows somewhat uniform stages. These stages of alcoholism are not perfectly defined, but they can help individuals determine whether or not they are addicted to alcohol. And that’s important, since veterans are at an increased risk to use alcohol as...
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medications to stop drinking

Medications to Stop Drinking: Which Ones Work?

Every year, millions of veterans deal with an alcohol use disorder (AUD). And while many are able to recover with professional addiction treatment, some also try medications to stop drinking. It’s important to note, though, that medications to quit drinking are only of many evidence-based treatment options. What does that mean? In almost every instance,...
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Am I an alcoholic

Am I an Alcoholic? How to Tell If You Have a Problem

Drinking alcohol is a common social activity, especially among veterans. In fact, alcohol use can be a staple of bonding among military personnel. But while it’s true that not everyone who drinks has a drinking problem, alcoholism can affect anybody, and it’s important that veterans be especially wary due to their predisposition to certain mental...
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functioning addict

Are You a Functioning Addict? Signs of Addiction

Often when thinking of addiction, you might picture all of the ways that this condition can debilitate people: losing one’s job, being unable to form healthy relationships, struggling with mental health, becoming isolated, and so on. It’s easy to see these as the hallmarks of addiction. But sometimes, the consequences of addiction aren’t so clear....
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addiction recovery coach

Peer Recovery Coaches: Helping Veterans Stay in Recovery

Once you’ve decided to seek alcohol or drug addiction treatment, you might have several ideas of what life will look like after rehab. And a lot of things will change—24/7 care at a veteran addiction treatment center can change your outlook on the world, how you cope with addiction, and how you understand existing mental health issues....
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Veteran Moral Injury

Barriers to Mental Health Treatment for Veterans

Despite the fact that treatment options for people with mental illnesses continue to become more effective and accessible throughout the United States, veterans still face many barriers to mental health treatment. Unfortunately, veterans struggle with more barriers to care than other people who need treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. But why is this...
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military mental health care

New Military Mental Health Services May Be Here to Stay

Historically, military mental health services have lacked in crucial areas of care. But thanks to new measures taken by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to better serve veterans with mental illnesses or other mental health issues, it’s safe to say that there are substantial changes coming to military mental health care. Notably, the VA...
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alcohol and drug addiction

5 Reasons to Start Drug and Alcohol Treatment Before 2021

With the holidays getting closer and closer, many people have decided to put off drug and alcohol treatment. That’s natural; we think of this as a festive time, so we don’t want to “ruin” it with substance abuse treatment. However, for veterans especially, this mindset can have dangerous and far-reaching consequences. Today, we’re going to...
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cost of veteran rehab

How Veterans Can Afford Rehab Costs in DeLand, FL

For many veterans who struggle with substance abuse, they know that they need professional help. But knowing you need help does not always mean knowing how to pay for rehab. That’s completely understandable, but at Heroes’ Mile, we want to make sure that rehab cost is not a hurdle in you getting the help that...
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