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Spirituality in Recovery

There are a number of ways you can move forward with long-term recovery and conquer any addiction issues you’re facing. One way people choose to do that is through a focus on spirituality in recovery. This approach may not be right for everyone.…
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Helping Someone with Addiction

Alcohol and drug dependency can be isolating for the 19.7 million Americans intimately familiar with the struggle. The sometimes selfish nature of the disease convinces individuals that it should be handled alone because it’s a personal battle.…
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What is Methadone Used For?

Reaching a sobriety and maintaining a sober lifestyle is no easy task and may require more intensive treatments than therapy and full or partial hospitalization. Millions of American’s are afflicted with the disease of addiction. Since the…
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What Does Fentanyl Look Like?

The problematic use of pain medications has increased drastically over the last decade. Pain medication can be highly addictive, as it blocks both physical and emotional pain receptors, thus the experience of pain is minimized. Pain medications…
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Types of Peer Pressure

A classic parental or teacher reply when you wanted to do something they deemed foolish: “If everyone jumped off a bridge, would you?” This well-known rhetorical question is meant to test the power of social influence or peer pressure. While…
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How to Avoid Relapse Triggers

Addiction and substance abuse are common problems for 23.5 million Americans, yet uncomfortable silence surrounds the topic. We're not supposed to talk about our mental health problems or admit an addiction. Addiction itself is frequently viewed…
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Do I Need Alcohol Rehab?

Treatment for alcohol use may be needed if drinking has become problematic. One thing is certain: uncontrollable use of alcohol drastically impacts health and the quality of life. However, it’s not always easy to identify when to reach out…
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Different Types of Drug Treatment

Substance abuse and addiction, like any disease, varies from person to person on its effects and symptoms. The greatest risk individuals face with substance use is the possibility of dependence. Determining the right level of care with different…
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PHP vs IOP

Facing substance addiction can make every day an uphill battle. Add the complexity of finding the right rehab programs, and it’s easy to understand why this disease is ubiquitous. More frustratingly, alcohol, and drug addiction is treatable.…
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How Much Alcohol is Safe to Drink Daily?

It seems that there’s a study released each week that touts the health benefits of alcoholic beverages. Let’s toast to our good health, right? Not quite. Unfortunately, it turns out that even moderate levels of drinking can have a lasting…