What to Pack to an Inpatient Drug Rehab Center

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An inpatient drug rehab program offers the highest level of care possible when it comes to addiction recovery. Patients will stay at the inpatient facility for the entirety of their program, which usually ranges anywhere from 28 to 90 days. In general, the longer the stay, the better their shot at recovery. Patients also tend […]

4 Benefits Of Going To a Quality Alcohol Detox and Support Facility

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Quality alcohol detox and support is key to addiction recovery. By taking the time to choose a quality program, alcoholics and drug addicts are more likely to recover from addiction. They gain valuable skills that are needed to re-enter society and also learn how to handle addictive compulsions. An effective addiction treatment program can prevent […]

Avoiding Triggers In Your Alcohol Program

Life probably hasn’t been perfect lately. You’ve gone through a lot with your addiction.  Years of binge drinking make drug or alcohol addiction especially difficult. The ups and downs of chronic alcoholism and drug addiction have finally got you beat up pretty badly. You’re taking steps in the right direction, but there’s going to be […]

Pros And Cons Of Going To An Alcohol Detox Facility Close To Home

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When choosing an alcohol detox facility to go to, there’s a lot to consider. There are so many kinds of drug detox centers and even more kinds of alcohol detox centers. You have to consider if you want to go to inpatient rehab or outpatient rehab.  You have to take into account dual diagnosis and […]

A Look At Why A 12 Step Substance Abuse Recovery Program Is Effective

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The 12 step substance abuse recovery program is basically an advanced version of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA). This type of support group actually dates back to the 1930s in Akron, Ohio. While Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other support groups are faith-based, the 12 step substance abuse recovery program is spiritual-based. Members believe […]

Getting Into A Romantic Relationship In Recovery

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Getting into romantic relationships in recovery can be a difficult thing to do. You’ve probably heard many recovering addicts or experts recommend waiting. After all, it’s no secret that most experts recommend waiting until you’re at least a year into recovery. The recommendation is made because recovery takes up a lot of time and effort. […]

Break Opiate Dependence: 9 Ways To Manage Pain Without Opiates

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When dealing with chronic pain, many patients are prescribed opiates, like OxyContin. Unfortunately, most of these opiates are highly addictive. According to a study by the Center for Disease and Control CDC), an opioid prescription that lasted for over eight days increased the likelihood of drug use by 13.5% a year later. For a prescription […]

Finding A Meaningful Support Group In Your Alcohol Abuse And Drug Program

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You did it! You made the choice to go to alcohol or drug rehab. You’re on the way to a healthier and happier lifestyle. Going to a treatment center is an amazing choice. Recovery programs are shown to be very successful. As an addict or alcoholic, it does take some getting used to though. Alcohol […]