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Benzodiazepine Detoxification

June 26th, 2017

Benzodiazepines are central nervous system (CNS) depressants used to slow down the brain function. A person with anxiety, epilepsy, insomnia… more

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Dual Diagnosis: Treating Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

June 6th, 2017

If left untreated, they can become negative influences on a person’s recovery, lending to potential triggers for relapse. Effective treatment… more

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Signs Your Loved One Is Drinking Too Much

April 11th, 2017

Alcohol use disorder affects millions every year; binge drinking affects over 25 percent of adults in the United States. Alcohol… more

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Prescription Drug Abuse Support Groups

January 24th, 2017

Drug abuse and addiction occupy dangerous realms. Prescription drug abuse and addiction is no different, yet in many ways these… more

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How Does Addiction Affect Family and Friends?

January 11th, 2017

Addiction is not a one-way street. When a person compulsively uses drugs or alcohol, their behaviors do not exist in… more

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Signs Of A Heroin Addiction

December 29th, 2016

Heroin is one of the most addictive commonly used illicit drugs. Within the United States, this use has greatly fueled… more

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Opening Up About Addiction In Adventure Therapy

July 11th, 2016

Adventure therapy is all about immersing yourself in exciting new environments and situations that challenge your abilities and force you… more

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Recreational Animal Therapy In Addiction Treatment

June 14th, 2016

Who doesn’t love spending time with their favorite fluffy friends? There’s nothing quite like relaxing with a dog or a… more

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Learning Life Skills While In Treatment For Addiction

June 6th, 2016

Addiction has its grip on your life and you’re trying to pry away the stranglehold. I applaud your decision and… more

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Dealing With Family Issues While In Rehab For Drug And Alcohol Addiction

May 19th, 2016

Drug addiction isn’t a singular problem that only affects one person. Whole families suffer when their loved one is in… more

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