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5 Ways Prevention Methods Help With Addiction

By |May 16th, 2014|

In an effort to minimize the number of people who become addicted to drugs and alcohol, substance abuse professionals have developed many prevention methods.

As the nation tries to reduce […]

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Transitioning Back Into Life After Rehab

By |May 14th, 2014|

The National Institute on Drug Abuse, or NIDA, estimates that annually, 23.5 million Americans age 12 years or older need treatment for drug abuse. Getting into a high-quality treatment […]

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[Infographic] What To Do After Rehab?

By |May 14th, 2014|

Wondering what to do after rehab? Here's an infographic on good practices for transitioning back into daily life after treatment.
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10 Ways to Cope With Drug or Alcohol Detox

By |May 12th, 2014|

Detoxifying from alcohol or drugs can be hard on the body. Depending on the substance, the symptoms that may occur include tremors, heart palpitations, seizures, or flu-like symptoms.

By taking […]

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Discussing the Dangers of Drug Use

By |May 5th, 2014|

discussing drug abuseDrug use is a dangerous activity that can cause a variety of problems for the individual who is using […]

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How Do I Know it’s Time for Me to Get Professional Help?

By |April 8th, 2014|

There are certain undeniable signs that reveal a drug or alcohol problem, here is a list of signs it may be time to seek professional help.
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How to Cope with a Loved One Who Has an Addiction

By |March 12th, 2014|

Substance abuse can affect the whole family, not just the individual who is abusing drugs or alcohol. In fact, these effects can extend beyond the nuclear family, impacting neighbors, […]

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The Importance of Aftercare

By |February 26th, 2014|

Aftercare is the next step following the completion of formal treatment. While the fundamental goal of aftercare is to prevent relapse, aftercare programs may vary greatly depending on the individual and treatment program.
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Spirituality & Addiction Recovery

By |February 26th, 2014|

While addiction research has evolved¬†over the years, some researchers have concluded that addiction affects the body, the mind, and the spirit. Along with treatment tools based on psychological, physical, […]

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A Guide to Inpatient Rehab

By |February 20th, 2014|

Inpatient rehab is one of the most effective addiction treatment options available. Whether the decision to enter rehab is for yourself or for a loved one, this is the first step toward a life free from addiction.
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