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Subacute Rehab Is Less Intensive but Highly Effective

For patients recovering from an addiction, there is a distinction to be made between subacute rehab and acute rehab. Sub acute rehab is less intensive but highly effective. Patients in subacute are required to receive only several hours of daily therapy. They can expect excellent support for needed medications and therapies. Patients who qualify for … Continued

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What You Should Expect from a Comprehensive Alcohol Detox

Millions of people in the country currently have some type of alcohol abuse disorder. As of 2014, almost 87 percent of people ages 18 or older had an alcohol problem at some point in their life. However, the fact remains that only a fraction of those people will ever seek help for their abuse or … Continued

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The Nuances of a Natural Detox

There are few things in life that are more difficult and challenging to overcome than a drug addiction. This applies to alcohol as well. Withdrawal symptoms can cause dangerous complications if not supervised in a safe, clinical setting. Withdrawal requires a certain amount of inner strength. It also requires the supervision of trained clinicians who … Continued

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Treatment for Drug Addiction Provides a Life Saving Solution

When people struggle with a drug addiction, regaining sobriety may seem like a distant or impossible dream. The truth is recovery is never far away or out of reach. It does not matter how hopeless a person believes their situation to be. Change is possible when a person receives comprehensive and effective drug treatment. Treatment … Continued

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Why Dual Diagnosis Residential Treatment Matters

One of the first, miraculous, steps that an addicted individual can take is acknowledging their addiction. Once a person chooses rehab, a thorough intake process takes shape. Patients are thoroughly screened for health information, and examined to provide the very best rehab care possible. Dual diagnosis residential treatment provides an intensive, integrated approach to therapy … Continued

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Fighting Addiction Through Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers

For anyone fighting a drug or alcohol addiction, drug and alcohol treatment centers provide life-saving rehab solutions for medically supervised detox and rehab. Making the choice to attend rehab, whether it is a personal choice or one mandated by a court of law, is the right thing to do for addicted individuals. Detox, without properly … Continued

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Conquering Depression

What is this funk? It’s called depression, and it can occur without any loss or great stress to trigger it, be it personal problems, the chronic use of alcohol or other drugs.  Using alcohol or other drugs to improve your mood is especially risky because addictive substances often intensify pre-existing mood or personality problems. Even … Continued

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The Alcoholism Gene: Fact or Fiction?

How did this get started? If you are among the millions of people in this country who have a parent, grandparent, sibling or other close relative with alcoholism, you may have wondered what your family’s history of alcoholism means for you. Are problems with alcohol a part of your future? Is your risk for becoming … Continued

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“Relapse” Does Not Mean “Fail”

If at first you don’t succeed… Are relapse risk factors different in recovering addicts?  If so, how should drug abuse treatment deal with these risk factors? Substance abuse changes the function of the brain, and many things can trigger drug cravings within the brain.  It’s critical for those in treatment, especially those treated at drug … Continued

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