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What Are Drug Cravings and How Do They Impact an Addict’s Life?

By |October 20th, 2014|

Many individuals who use drugs are able to successfully stop using substances in rehab, only to relapse once the leave treatment and re-enter the real world. While many factors […]

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Tips on Maintaining Long-term Sobriety After Rehab

By |October 17th, 2014|

So, you’ve completed drug and alcohol rehab treatment. That’s an awesome accomplishment. Yet, you are wondering how you can maintain long-term sobriety in the days, weeks, months, and years […]

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How the Americans with Disabilities Act Protects You from Termination for Entering Rehab

By |October 16th, 2014|

If you are struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction and considering entering a treatment program, it is natural to worry that you may be fired from your job. […]

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Why Addiction is a Chronic Illness

By |October 10th, 2014|

When a loved one is addicted to drugs or alcohol, it is natural to feel frustrated and helpless. You may wonder, “Why can’t my loved one simply stop using […]

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4 Ways Drug and Alcohol Addiction Affect Children

By |October 6th, 2014|

When someone suffers from an addiction, they are not the only person affected. The families and friends of the individual who is using can also have their lives flipped […]

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4 Excuses People Use to Not Go to Addiction Treatment

By |October 3rd, 2014|

Making the decision to enter treatment for substance use is not easy, especially if you or a loved one allow common excuses to keep you from receiving the help […]

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What Does Palcohol Mean for the Future of Drug Addiction?

By |July 29th, 2014|

The future is here: Palcohol, the commercial name for “Powdered Alcohol”, is a packet of alcohol that only requires the addition of water to instantly create an alcoholic beverage. Palcohol could become the “Kool-Aid” of teenage binge drinking. It works exactly like the popular powdered sugar drink (just add water) and comes in popular flavors including margarita, lemon drop, mojito, and cosmopolitan.
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5 Common Therapies Used in Rehab

By |July 18th, 2014|

There are a variety of therapies and treatments that facilities use to help individuals reach their treatment goals, but certain services are more common than others.
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5 Hidden Costs of Addiction Treatment

By |July 16th, 2014|

Some of the costs associated with addiction treatment programs may not be obvious when your loved one first enters a treatment facility. By learning about all of the potential costs of a program, you will know which facilities will work with your budget.
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Your Addiction Treatment Team

By |July 11th, 2014|

Entering treatment can, at first, seem daunting and overwhelming. While they likely entered rehab voluntarily, individuals starting the treatment process can be prone to resisting counseling and closing themselves off from other people. It can take time to open up and trust even the most well-intentioned persons, like counselors.
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