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Tag: Addiction Treatment

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09 May

Your drinking secret is far from “safe” when you’re struggling solo. It may feel embarrassing to share your issues concerning alcohol with anyone. It’s totally understandable, especially when you may seem to be doing just fine from an outsider’s perspective. The last thing you want others to know is that you’re not actually holding it […]

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09 May

Recovery from a substance use disorder is a life-long process. As such, occasional relapse is not uncommon; an estimated 90% of people in recovery for substance misuse will, at some point, begin using again. Although it isn’t always possible to intervene successfully, it is nonetheless important to recognize the signs of imminent relapse so that […]

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06 May

No one deserves to die of a drug overdose, no one of any age whatsoever. When it’s a person in their 20s or 30s who succumbs, however, the loss might be as much of a shock. It’s not uncommon to get involved in risky activities when you’re young, including overuse of alcohol or use of […]

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05 May

When Veronica tried to quit drinking after 7 years, she had a crisis of self-confidence — one of the most common challenges in recovery. In fact, her self-confidence is one of the things that kept her drinking for so long. She always felt more empowered after a few glasses of wine, and she liked that […]

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25 April

If you had told me ten years ago that to get everything I wanted out of life, I had to give up the one thing I thought I couldn’t live without; I don’t think I would have believed you. This time ten years ago, I was in one of the darkest parts of my addiction. […]

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17 April

Alcohol or drug dependency is a form of chronic substance misuse. Dependency makes addiction recovery more challenging because it requires detoxification. This process is how the body purges itself of alcohol or drugs. It can be extremely dangerous to attempt detoxification without medical supervision. The body’s response can be violent and potentially fatal. But how […]

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15 April

Are you worried about the fentanyl side effects? If you are reading this article, you most likely know the dangers of fentanyl. I ask that you share this article or other information about fentanyl with a family member, especially with teens or young adults, so that parents are more informed. The sad fact is that […]

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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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11 April

Major Positive Changes in Sobriety If you or a loved one are thinking that you would like to live a sober and positive life again, you may be apprehensive because it has been a long time since you lived that way. You must have heard that it isn’t easy to leave drugs or alcohol behind and overcome […]

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08 April

The Challenges of Addiction Among Athletes Addiction in sports has become a prevalent problem in modern society. Most competitions require a high level of physical and mental strength. Athletes’ families, coaches, and supporters always push them to perform better. This, combined with daily life pressures like taking care of a family or dealing with trauma or mental […]

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