Quick Guide on How to Detox Your Body from Drugs

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Detoxing is not solely exclusive to the recovery process. Throughout the day, organs like the liver and kidneys work to rid your body of toxins.    When a person abuses drugs, toxins build up to unnatural levels, causing many health concerns. Although the writeups on how to detox your body from drugs at home can seem […]

Trauma and Drug Abuse- How Rehab Centers Can Help Heal You

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Drug Addiction effects so many people in various degrees and yet society still seems to look down upon this population. We assume drug users chose that lifestyle without considering how they might have gotten to that dark place. We wonder why they haven’t sought out help, before asking if they know where to get help. […]

Providing Accessible Care to Anyone Looking for Drug Rehab Programs

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If you are seeking treatment for a substance use disorder, you may be wondering: Can I afford a quality Drug Rehab Program? Will I be covered? In this article, we will discuss how health insurance works for addiction recovery, the important facts about PPO, HMO and EPO plans and how we at Quest 2 Recovery […]

Overcoming An Addiction

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Addiction is the compulsive, chronic, physiological, psychological need for a habit. This can be a substance, behavior, or activity and involves harmful consequences. Addiction can lead to mental health issues and social trauma. Making the decision to overcome addiction and getting out of that vicious circle is the first step towards the road to recovery. […]

Is Addiction a Disease?

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  To most medical professionals, the inquiry as to whether addiction is a disease is a simple one with an obvious answer. The medical response would be, of course, addiction is a disease. A disease of behavioral, psychological, environmental, biological, and genetic factors. This cannot be denied as what the individual is experiencing is clearly […]

When Should I Go to Rehab

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  One of the most challenging aspects of treating an addiction is being able to identify it in the first place. How do we know exactly when an addiction is present and, if it is suspected, when do we seek treatment for it? At first thought it may be hard to imagine that someone wouldn’t […]

Is Addiction a Disability?

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  Substance abuse disorder, whether it is alcohol use disorder or opioid use disorder, is a complicated and dangerous diagnosis that can wreak havoc on an individual’s physical health, personal life, and professional life. Addiction can occur due to a multitude of factors, including genetics and environmental traits. The decision to take the first drink […]

World Sleep Day: Dangers of Sleeping Pills

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  World Sleep Day, March 19th, is an annual awareness day designed to educate the general public on the importance of good sleep hygiene and other relevant issues related to sleep, such as medicine, social aspects, driving while fatigued, sleeping pill addiction, and education. Adults are encouraged to have an average of 8-10 uninterrupted hours […]

The Dangers of “Mommy Needs Wine”

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Mothers are constantly bombarded by messages that booze, a more than $252-billion-dollar industry in the U.S., is indispensable to our survival as parents. Mommy needs wine to get through the day. Or do we? It’s time to change the narrative around parenthood and alcohol as the “mommy needs wine” culture is growing larger by the […]

Celebrating the New Year in Sobriety

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As 2020 comes to an end, and as we gear up to enter 2021, many of us are left feeling confused, empty, stressed, and exhausted as this year has been one of the most challenging years in current history. The global pandemic has taken too many lives and livelihoods to count. Many of us no […]