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Category: Health & Care

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12 May

Transitioning Back to Life After Treatment  Transitioning back into the real world after treatment can be daunting. After you complete an alcohol treatment or drug abuse program, you will be looking forward to starting over. Treatment sets the stage for a recovery period that can take months or years. As you begin this journey and reenter society, you […]

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13 April

It’s no secret that substance abuse is harmful to your overall health. But do you know how addiction affects your heart? In honor of American Heart Month in February, take a look at the detrimental effects of drugs and alcohol on the heart, and discover how you can develop a heart-healthy lifestyle in rehab. How […]

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23 March

Self-care and compassion are critical pieces of the healing process. We want to take good care of ourselves, yet we also know it can be easier said than done. Making an effort to start down that road can help you to feel better about all aspects of your life. Self-Compassion No one would dream of judging someone […]

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09 February

Love is in the air this month. Convenience stores are stocked with overpriced chocolates and greeting cards fly off the shelves. Couples cozy up, while singles feverishly “swipe” to find their special someone. Romance is the theme for Valentine’s Day. Fancy dinners out, dozens of roses delivered, and photos of meticulously planned marriage proposals are […]

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26 January

Your Guide to Understanding Self-Medicating and Addiction Did you know that roughly half of all people with mental health disorders end up dealing with substance abuse? Health problems and addiction are very closely related. People who have either physical or mental health issues may end up turning to drugs and alcohol as a way of coping. This process is […]

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24 January

Have you ever heard the idea that red wine in moderation can be healthy for you? Many people hear this and then use the concept as a reason to drink. The idea that drinking wine can have some sort of health benefit very often makes people feel okay about drinking a glass or two of […]

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02 December

Addiction has a way of taking over every area of life — body, mind, and soul. But with treatment at a holistic addiction rehab, you can reclaim your life from the inside out. A healthy diet is a key piece of that puzzle, providing a strong foundation for successful recovery. Take a look at the […]

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10 November

What can local individuals do to ensure that none of their neighbors, friends, coworkers, and community members become addicted to drugs? What can communities do to promote drug-free neighborhoods, towns, cities, and counties? Several Ways Communities can Take Action to Prevent Drug Abuse Communities can draw from mutual cooperation and group teamwork to put together […]

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18 October

“I said I will never work for anyone who just makes you throw pills at the wall and see what sticks,” said Hans Watson, DO, who is chief medical officer of Recovery Ways, a treatment program in Murray, Utah. Speaking at the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders (CCSAD) Sept. 10, Dr. Watson is trained […]

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14 October

Getting sober changes a person inside and out, but you may not be aware of just how much your body will be physically altered with this newfound freedom from addiction. Clearing your system of drugs or alcohol will feel better than any high ever could. Withdrawal Comes First One of the most difficult parts of […]

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