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Tag: Addiction Recovery Program

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20 September

The road to recovery can feel a bit lonely at times. That’s why it’s important to keep showing up to your support group meetings, even if you happen to be in a good place right now. Whether you are attending meetings based on a 12-step program or participate in another peer-based support group, here’s why you […]

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09 September

When it comes to addiction recovery, there are so many topics that should or can be discussed. We could talk about how addiction impacts the lives of people around us. We could talk about the detox process, treatment options, relapse prevention and much more. All of these things are extremely important to the recovery process. […]

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08 September

Even before the coronavirus pandemic occurred, the number of people in the U.S. age 18 and older with at least one substance use disorder (SUD) was estimated to be over 20 million.  Since the dawn of the pandemic, researchers have noted increases in substance use disorders and drug overdoses. With those statistics in mind, the need for rehab […]

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07 September

It’s hard to know where to begin when looking for a reliable addiction detox program. How do you know which treatments are right for you? Let’s discuss some of the key things to look for in a detox program. Benefits of Medical Detox In cases of long-term drug dependency, medical detoxification—detox for short—is used to […]

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02 September

Addiction recovery, whether from opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine or any other substance, is a lifelong journey. The right tools and resources can make all the difference. Addiction Recovery Tools From programs to hobbies to books about recovery, many resources are available to individuals seeking a life free from addiction. These five tools can offer an excellent […]

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29 August

Detox is a crucial step in the rehabilitation process, but it can be intimidating for some. One of the biggest concerns is not knowing how much time to allocate to the detox process. In most cases, it’s best to research and discuss options and expectations ahead of time. So let’s go over some highlights and […]

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24 August

Withdrawals are a difficult but necessary step in any recovery journey. Symptoms can be scary and traumatic, leaving many to wonder if halting their substance use can lead to death. That’s why it’s important to learn how to categorize the different types of withdrawals and identify the dangers. The conditions listed below are characteristic of […]

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23 August

Even if you are already seeing a therapist for one-on-one sessions while in recovery, it’s a good idea to think about attending group therapy for additional support. There are numerous advantages to joining a group of people who are all experiencing similar challenges and triumphs as you are. Let’s take a look at how group therapy can […]

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18 August

If you’re seeking treatment for addiction, your mind is probably swirling with questions and doubts. Most of those what-ifs and doubts tend to boil down to one thing: fear. You may fear the unknown. You may fear withdrawal. You may fear failure…or success. From the treatment process to figuring out how to pay for rehab, it is perfectly normal […]

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20 June

Marijuana is a drug that’s made from the dried leaves, stems, flowers, and seeds of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. Marijuana contains THC, which is a psychoactive chemical that produces a high. The prevalence of marijuana use has increased over the last decade and about 9 in 10 Americans favor some form of marijuana legalization, according to […]

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