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It’s Easier Than You Think To Become Addicted To Prescription Drugs

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When most people think of drug addicts, they have an image in their mind of someone on the street getting high on illegal drugs. However, the reality is that many individuals fall into a devastating cycle of drug addiction after being prescribed a medication for an injury or illness. The Commonality Of Prescription Medication Addiction […]

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The Importance Of Nutrition Counseling And Eating Well In Rehab

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While balanced nutrition is important for everyone, it is especially vital for those who are recovering from drug or alcohol addiction. It’s simply a fact that malnutrition is often an unfortunate consequence of addiction. And, the poor eating habits that frequently go hand-in-hand with addiction often lead to a host of additional physical, mental, and […]

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Who Is Inpatient Treatment Best For?

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There are many types of treatment for substance abuse. When you’re trying to find the best option for yourself or a loved one, there are a variety of considerations to explore. For some, outpatient treatment is sufficient for starting on the road to recovery. However, inpatient programs offer some distinct advantages that make it particularly […]

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My Loved One Has A Dual Diagnosis, What Now?

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It can be overwhelming to find out that your loved one is suffering from a dual diagnosis of substance abuse and mental illness. You may be wondering where you should begin when it comes to getting help and moving forward. Dual Diagnosis Stats – Your Loved One Is Not Alone First, it’s important to know […]

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What Are Dissociative Drugs And How Does Treatment Work?

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Dissociative drugs, such as PCP (Phencyclidine), DXM (Dextromethorphan), Ketamine and LSD, are a class of hallucinogenic drugs that alter user’s perceptions of sight and sound. They also produce feelings of detachment or dissociation from one’s environment or self. Some types of dissociative drugs can be found in over-the-counter cold and cough medicines, others are prescribed […]

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Holistic Treatment – What Is Holistic Healing?

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Under the best of circumstances, getting and staying sober is incredibly challenging. While there is the initial challenge of detoxification and overcoming the minute-by-minute urge to drink or use drugs, ongoing recovery is far more complex. Those who have successfully achieved long-term sobriety know that healing must take place in the body as well as […]

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How An Outpatient Treatment Program Effectively Works For Recovery

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Overcoming an addiction to alcohol or drugs is not something that anyone should attempt without professional help and long-term support. Going it alone is rarely effective, and with each relapse, addiction recovery becomes more difficult. Unfortunately, many individuals attempt to quit without sufficient help because they are embarrassed, ashamed, or unable to take time away […]

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Is My Loved One Addicted To Prescription Drugs?

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It is estimated that more than 12 million people currently abuse prescription drugs in the United States. This is more than the combined number who abuse cocaine, heroin, inhalants and hallucinogens. Nearly three-quarters of these individuals abuse opioid pain relievers such as Vicodin and Oxycodone. The statistics are both alarming and important to know if […]

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3 Myths About Drug Abuse And Addiction

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There is much we now know about drug abuse and addiction. Yet, there are many things we are still finding out from ongoing research. Fortunately, as more is learned, we are able to debunk common myths that are often generated by those with limited knowledge of the challenges facing individuals suffering from addiction. Myths About […]

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What Are The Benefits Of Outpatient Group Therapy?

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Whether you are seeking ongoing support after inpatient treatment or you’re currently in an outpatient treatment program, there are many benefits to participating in outpatient group therapy. But before we delve into the benefits, you must understand what group therapy is. What Is Group Therapy? Outpatient group therapy is a treatment option in a comprehensive […]

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