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5 Ways to Reset Your Mind for Recovery in 2020

Committing to sobriety is a great first step toward recovery, but expecting overnight results can lead to disappointment. Here’s how to put yourself in the right frame of mind.   With a new year comes the promise of a fresh start and a chance to reset your mind for a healthier year ahead. If you … Continued

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5 Ways Mindfulness Fuels Self Recovery from Addiction

Mindfulness and addiction recovery can be a powerful combination. Here’s how slowing down your thoughts can help you heal. For many who struggle with addiction, cravings and withdrawal aren’t the only challenges on the road to recovery. The force of habit can be equally powerful. When an action becomes routine, whether it’s a daily coffee habit … Continued

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Medical Detox vs. Rehab: What Addiction Treatment is Right for You?

What is a medical detox? How is it different from rehab? Here’s what you need to know.   If you suffer from an addiction to drugs or alcohol, starting recovery can be difficult. It’s easy to become overwhelmed about your options or feel confused about the kind of treatment you need. Fortunately, you don’t need … Continued

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8 Benefits of a Residential Addiction Treatment Center

Entering a residential treatment program is an important step in addiction recovery, but an inpatient setting can feel daunting. If you’re considering seeking treatment for yourself or a loved one, but aren’t sure whether an inpatient program is right for you, consider these eight benefits of a residential addiction treatment center:   1. Professional Assessment … Continued

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Recovering From Addiction for Life: The Importance of a Fluent Process

Recovering from addiction is hard, but it’s worth it. Here’s how to navigate the road to lifelong recovery.   Recovering from addiction is often a long road, and it can involve many stages. Inpatient drug rehabilitation is often the first crucial step. If you struggle with addiction and have tried other options unsuccessfully, inpatient care … Continued

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Recovery and Relationships: How to Talk About Your Addiction

Starting a new relationship in recovery can be difficult. These tips can make it easier.   Starting a new relationship can be difficult. There’s a lot to learn about one another, and it’s important that priorities and values align. With recovery and relationships, things become even more complicated. Talking about the past can be difficult, … Continued

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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 struggle. Here’s how you can help a friend through drug addiction.   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 details  that three in four of those adults report not … Continued

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