Category Archives: Treatment Information

Choosing the right treatment center is one of the most important aspects of your future recovery. Quality, evidence-based addiction treatment prevents relapse and helps you deal with your recovery in a better way. 

The Connection between Addiction and Family

When a family member falls into the traps of addiction, the family does everything in their power to help the addict with his/her dependency. There’s no doubt that drug addiction doesn’t affect the addict only, it affects the family as […]

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Understanding Rapid Detox

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, roughly 2.1 million Americans were addicted to prescription opioid pain relievers in 2012, and another 467,000 were dependent on heroin. The opioid addiction is highly difficult to treat because of its severe […]

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10 Ways Exercise Helps Your Mental and Physical Health

It’s a widely known fact that regular exercise is good for the body. The health benefits of exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. Everyone benefits from exercise, regardless of age, sex or physical ability. Research shows that exercise […]

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How to Keep your Job Before, During and After Rehab

According to the U.S Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 76% of people with substance abuse problems are employed. The unfortunate fact is that a wide range of employees avoid getting into rehab in order not to lose their […]

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Why a Family Counselor is Crucial for the Recovery Process

Addiction is well-known as a disease of relationships. When one member of the family suffers, the rest of the family also feels their suffering. Although the addicted individual is the one who needs to give their best to fight the […]

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The Role of a Sponsor in Recovery

In AA and NA, one of the most valuable traditions is sponsorship. This notion of addicts helping addicts is what makes the aid fellowship so effective. It’s recommended that every member in AA/NA get a sponsor that will walk them […]

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8 Ways to Find a Trusted Rehab Center

The National Institute on Drug Abuse, states that abuse of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco costs the U. S. approximately $700 billion annually.  New addictions are appearing such as sex addiction, gambling addiction, and Internet addiction, and facilities are filled to […]

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Psychology of Relapse: How to Stay Motivated During and After Drug/Alcohol Treatment

Addiction relapse in treatment is common. According to various studies, nearly 50% of all individuals who are in rehab return to use, with 70 to 90% experiencing at least one mild to moderate relapse. With that being said, the number […]

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Medication-Assisted Treatment

There are many people who claim that using medication in the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction is replacing one addiction for another. However, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration believes that patients can greatly benefit from the […]

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10 Tips For Starting A New Life After Addiction – Part 2

6.  Stay Positive
Getting clean and staying sober is an immense accomplishment. It takes time and effort, pain and struggle. You should feel proud of your success and focus on your happiness. Many studies have shown that positivism, optimism, hopefulness, and […]

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