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Useful Tips for Detoxing from Drugs or Alcohol at Home

Addicts who don’t want to or are unable to commit the time and money to an actual rehab treatment plan might find detoxing at home an appealing choice. The downside is that detoxing from nearly any drug without professional help is most likely going to be very difficult. The physical withdrawal symptoms can become extremely […]

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Quick Guide to Detox: How to Safely Fight Through Withdrawal

Detoxification, or detox as it’s most commonly referred to, is typically the first step in the treatment process for substance abuse. It’s a process that can last for several days or sometimes weeks. There are some programs which are designed to last only through the most difficult phase of the detox process, while others last […]

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Understanding Long-Term Rehab

For some addicts, their home environment may have helped shape their addiction, so the thought of returning home after rehab might be difficult to even contemplate. A return home may even mean a return to addiction for some. That’s where long-term rehabilitation programs come in; they are designed to help recovering addicts strengthen their sobriety […]

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Parents: What You Should Know About Teen Rehab

As a parent, the thought of your child going to rehab can be frightening, more so for teens. Every parent wants to know what goes on in there, what will happened to their children, and if it’s worth the time, effort, and money. What Goes on in There? It depends on the treatment center, but […]

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How to Recognize If a Loved One Is Affected by Addiction

Addiction is pervasive, influencing all areas of one’s life. While those suffering from addiction may often try to hide it, there are certain signs that friends and family can watch for that may indicate an addiction. Here are 10 signs that your loved one may be suffering from a substance abuse issue and that it’s […]

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Do I Have an Addiction Problem?

Addiction differs from person to person and the signs and symptoms can also vary depending on the substances a person may use. However, there are a number of indicators that could help with identifying a potential drug or alcohol addiction. First off, let’s very briefly define addiction: addiction is the physical and psychological need to […]

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5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking About Going to Rehab

It can be frightening to admit that you have a substance abuse issue, especially given the stigma surrounding addiction. You will usually be able to find several excuses to not got to rehab, but here are a few questions that if you answer “yes” to, you should seriously consider seeking professional help. Are you in […]

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Detoxing Alone: Why It’s Not a Good Idea

Overcoming addiction to drugs like opioids, heroin, benzodiazepines, and alcohol, involves going through withdrawal, which can cause many uncomfortable symptoms and sometimes even severe health effects or even death. Detox is the first step in recovery and before one can begin addiction treatment, their body must be cleansed of the substances they are physically dependent […]

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