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5 Intervention Mistakes to Avoid

Interventions help loved ones overcome addiction, but they aren’t always easy to plan. Here’s how to avoid common intervention mistakes.   Interventions are a common approach for helping a loved one overcome addiction. They are helpful for a myriad of concerns such as drug abuse, alcohol addiction, and even eating disorders. However, people may not … Continued

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Why You Need a Customized Treatment Plan for Addiction

Because addiction is a medical illness, a one-size-fits-all approach rarely leads to long-term recovery. Here’s why personalization is important.   For individuals who suffer from addiction, taking the first step toward recovery is often the most difficult. Of the 20 million Americans who experience problems with drug abuse at a given time, only 1 in … Continued

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8 Ways to Help Your Friend Through Drug Addiction

It isn’t easy to watch a loved one suffer from addiction. Here’s how you can help.   The National Institute of Health claims that 10% of US adults will experience a drug disorder at some point in their lives. The agency also detailsĀ  that three in four of those adults report not receiving any form … Continued

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Am I an Addict? How to Tell When You Need Treatment

The signs of addiction aren’t always obvious. Here’s how to tell when you need treatment, and how to find the road to addiction recovery.   Can you be an addict and not even know it? For many who suffer from addiction, the signs of a problem rarely appear overnight. More often, the process is gradual, … Continued

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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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