Mental Health

Drugs

New Study Finds Link Between E-Cigarette and Tobacco Use in Teens


A new study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) shows that there is a potential link between e-cigarettes use in teens and later tobacco use. The study found that 30.7 percent of the teens that used e-cigarettes at the time they started their ninth grade year, began using combustible tobacco — like hookahs, cigarettes

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Treatment

Identifying Recovery Options with a Neuropsychological Assessment


“Change” is the process of making something different. It can be important to know “what to change” or “how to best change.” A neuropsychological assessment can be very helpful in identifying skills, weaknesses, perceptions, and projections. As part of our addiction treatment programs at Beauterre Recovery Institute, a neuropsychological assessment is provided to incoming patients.

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Addiction

What is Substance Abuse?


Substance abuse is typically defined as an over indulgence of a drug like alcohol, tobacco, and prescription or illicit drugs. Substance abuse has far reaching societal impacts; in fact the National Drug Intelligence Center estimates its economic impact to be more than $700 billion per year in lost productivity, health care costs and crime. For

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