What To Expect During Detox Intake

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Residential treatment includes comprehensive initial assessments by expert therapists as well as individually crafted treatment regimens that include holistic, proven therapeutic approaches that promote mind, body, and soul rehabilitation. Patients will learn the underlying process of their substance use therapy in an inpatient program, empowering them to develop comprehensive coping skills and the courage to […]

What You Need To Know About Medically-Assisted Detox

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Medically-assisted detox is becoming a highly recognized treatment modality but many people still don’t understand what it is. If you have ever wondered why detox should be assisted with medical intervention, this is the article you need to read. What Is Medically-Assisted Detox? The weaning of a drug from your system under medical supervision is […]

Can I Safely Detox On My Own?

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It is not uncommon for people to fear the detoxification process from various substances. We hear horror stories about what it is like. The real truth lies in which substances you are abusing, how long you have been misusing them, and your own physical health. Before you attempt any self-detox from a substance we highly […]

10 Benefits of Local Rehab Centers for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery

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It is no secret that battling a drug addiction comes with its struggles, but how often do we hear about someone Treating Their Drug Addiction on their own? When someone is actively using, they typically do not want to stop using because the drugs or alcohol is their main priority. It may have taken over […]

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 realize […]

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 […]

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 […]

Red Ribbon Week for Drug-Free America

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Red Ribbon Campaign The Red Ribbon Campaign, founded by the National Family Partnership, formerly the National Federation of Parents for Drug-Free Youth, advocates for youth education in communities and encourages youth participation in drug-free activities. The Red Ribbon Campaign is a weeklong campaign in October that began in 1985 and helps parents, teachers, and community […]

LGBTQ Pride Month

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Stigma, Addiction, and Mental Health within the LGBTQ Community “Like racism and all forms of prejudice, bigotry against LGBTQ people is a deadly carcinogen. We are pitted against each other in order to keep us from seeing each other as allies. Genuine bonds of solidarity can be forged between people who respect each other’s differences […]