Category: Addiction Treatment

How Long Should I Stay in Rehab?

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If you’re struggling with a drug or alcohol use disorder, rehab is your best option to recover. Rehabilitation includes medically supervised detox, clinical…

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What To Expect During Detox

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If you’re experiencing chemical dependence on a substance or are addicted to it, detoxification from drugs and alcohol is normally the first step…

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How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take and What Happens?

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Today, most people drink. In fact, an estimated 86.5% of Americans drink at least occasionally – while 25.8% binge drink. That’s to be…

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Using Psych Meds in Recovery

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An estimated 20.6% of the U.S. population has a mental illness. Many of those people, or about 15.8% of the total U.S. population,…

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The Dangers of At Home Drug Detox and At Home Drug Detox Products

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18.5 million Americans have a substance use disorder. Nearly 80% of us use alcohol. And, more than 1 in 10 of us occasionally…

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When to Hold an Intervention

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Today, an estimated 18.5 million Americans have a substance use disorder. That’s more than 1 in 20. Yet, less than 11% of us…

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7 Signs of Denial in an Addict

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Millions of Americans struggle with substance use disorder, colloquially known as “addiction”. Yet only a small fraction of us ever get help. For…

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Back to Work After Treatment? 7 Tips to Avoid Relapse

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Going back to business as usual following drug rehab or alcohol addiction treatment can be daunting. This is especially true if you work…

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How to Send a Loved One to Rehab in 5 Easy Steps 

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If your loved one is struggling with substance abuse, detox and rehab may be the best choice for them. Rehab, which often includes detox, behavioral…

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Alcohol Poisoning First Aid: What to Do in Case of Emergency

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Acting quickly in response to a case of alcohol poisoning can save a life. Your first step should be to call 911 or,…

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