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Balance Your Life and Your Recovery with Outpatient Treatment

Balance Your Life and Your Recovery with Outpatient Treatment
Although it is well-known an intervention and inpatient treatment are useful in treating addiction, not everyone who experiences drug abuse related problems can make the commitment. There are cases in which an intensive outpatient program may be more suitable as treatment. For obvious reasons treatment and recovery are the most important goals when dealing with ...
Going Back To Rehab After A Relapse

Going Back To Rehab After A Relapse
Recent research has shown that roughly half of the people who enter a treatment program for their drug or alcohol addiction will relapse within less than a year of being released from it. While statistics like this might sound discouraging, relapsing is actually considered a normal part of the recovery process because of all the physical ...
The Importance of Managed Detox on the Path to a Sober Life

The Importance of Managed Detox on the Path to a Sober Life
The physical aspect of a drug or alcohol addiction is only one aspect of what must be treated. Holistic drug detox programs address much more than this, including the mental, emotional and environmental aspects of what may be causing bad habits to form. This can be quite a lot for an individual to manage, especially ...
Can I Send My Loved One to Rehab Involuntarily?

Can I Send My Loved One to Rehab Involuntarily?
Alcohol abuse is a fairly widespread issue for adults in the U.S. A 2015 national survey published by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism revealed that more than 15.1 million adults suffer from alcohol use disorder. While alcohol abuse leads substance issues in the U.S., rates of abuse of other drugs are high as ...
What Happens When Medicine Becomes a "Drug?"

What Happens When Medicine Becomes a “Drug?”
Traditionally, drug addicts have been blamed for their addiction. Such accusations may have arisen because drug addictions were relegated to illicit drug use. Regardless of the validity or victim shaming approach of former years, today’s rising addiction rates entail a different story. When prescription drugs as advised by a doctor leads to the need for ...
Think Cocaine Went Away in the '80s? Think Again

Think Cocaine Went Away in the ’80s? Think Again
Cocaine might’ve been popular in the 1980’s, but its popularity has only grown since then. In fact, it’s the second most illegally trafficked drug in the world. Today’s cocaine addiction treatment centers constantly redefine their services to meet the needs of individuals suffering from cocaine abuse—but the ever-growing numbers are certainly demanding. Cocaine Use in the ...