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Is My Loved One Hiding a Substance Abuse Issue?

By |2019-09-25T16:00:52-04:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

Despite the immense stigma surrounding substance abuse, drug use is an all too common issue for both Americans and Canadians. In the US, the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that 24.6 million Americans aged 12 and older had used an illicit drug within the past month during 2013. According to the National Institute on Alcohol [...]

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Can You Really Recover From Drug Abuse? 

By |2019-07-22T23:08:17-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

Addiction is a complex mental condition, and a disorder manifested from a compulsive substance or behavior. Many drug abuse patients know the harmful consequences of these dangerous substances. However, the addictive nature of these compounds brings about the obsessive nature of the individual. Due to this behavior, you might wonder if it’s possible to recover from [...]

4 Important Steps You Must Take Now If You Have Relapsed

By |2019-06-10T15:13:53-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

A relapse, regardless of whether you believe or have been told it to be a simple, unavoidable part of recovery or not, is a setback, of that there is little doubt. In fact, it is not the relapse itself that affects your chances of a successful recovery from addiction, but how you actually respond to such [...]

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What Can You Expect From Sober Living 

By |2019-06-05T17:54:55-04:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

Sober living refers to the homes or shelter houses where individuals who previously had substance addiction can stay to help promote a sober way of life. These homes are most commonly known as halfway houses. Sober living homes tend to have a negative reputation of being a dumping ground of criminals or dangerous people and those [...]

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How to Help on the Road to Recovery

By |2019-06-07T13:17:53-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

America is falling victim to a drug crisis. The sad part is that so many people remain clueless to the fact, or simply refuse to listen. The word "drug" is such an ugly word and it becomes pure taboo among many middle and upper-class Americans. If you have been too busy ignoring the issue, it is [...]

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Treatment Centers Are Effective in Treating Opioid Addictions

By |2018-12-21T22:10:32-05:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Counseling, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

If you are addicted to opioids and are ready to get free form this debilitating addiction or have a loved one who is addicted to opioids, it is hard to know where to turn or where to turn for help. There are many programs out there as well as rehabilitation treatment centers, but they are all [...]

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The Effects of Meth Addiction

By |2018-11-19T19:23:44-05:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Detox, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

Methamphetamine (also called meth, ice, crystal, or chalk) is a highly addictive man-made stimulant / drug that comes in the form of a white, odourless crystalline powder. The drug is typically snorted, smoked or injected and, infrequently, ingested orally. The effects of meth usually last 6 to 8 hours but can last much longer in some [...]

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Top 5 Benefits of Exercising During Addiction Recovery

By |2018-11-13T21:04:58-05:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Exercise, Fit & Fab, Fitness|Tags: , , , |

Are you a recovering addict, looking for ways to keep yourself on the path of sobriety? If so, one of the best things you can do as a recovering addict is to exercise. Yes - whether you were once an avid gym rat or you haven’t run a mile in years, exercise can be extremely beneficial [...]

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What Is Ibogaine? 

By |2018-11-09T15:34:55-05:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

What is ibogaine? Ibogaine is a natural psychoactive substance found in the root bark of the African rain forest shrub Tabernanthe iboga. The iboga plant has been traditionally used by the Bwiti tribe in the Congo basin of Africa for healing purposes and shamanistic ritual ceremonies. Ibogaine is now becoming a popular method to treat addiction [...]

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The Top 10 Benefits of Inpatient Alcohol and Drug Rehab

By |2018-09-16T20:29:49-04:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

There are numerous ways to beat a drug addiction -- from electing to go “cold turkey” to opting for some form of treatment at outpatient rehab. Others opt for what has been shown to be the safest route for individuals having problems with substance use: an inpatient drug rehab center.       Going [...]

What's Different about Non 12-Step Rehab and Recovery Programs? 

By |2018-09-15T22:27:41-04:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , |

When researching rehab facilities, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the wide variety of choice. Some centers may not offer what you’re looking for whereas others may be a perfect fit for your particular needs. Many people immediately think of Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous when deciding on rehab options, mainly because they both stem from [...]

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Cocaine Addiction: The Journey to Recovery

By |2018-09-15T00:27:19-04:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health published by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in 2015, around 1.5 million Americans use cocaine on a monthly basis. This represents a significant portion of American society although the fact is that the figures almost certainly don’t reveal the full truth. There are around [...]

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How Holistic Drug Addiction Treatment Programs Work

By |2018-09-13T21:16:57-04:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Holistic Health, Massage, Rehabilitation, Yoga|Tags: , , , |

The holistic approach to drug addiction treatment programs emphasizes looking at the person facing addiction as a whole, instead of only seeing them for their addiction. Holistic drug rehab treatment centers take into consideration the physical, emotional, spiritual, and nutritional needs of those entering recovery. A holistic drug addiction treatment program’s goal is to help the [...]

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What Are the Different Types of Alcohol Problems?

By |2018-09-11T22:23:48-04:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Disease, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Medical|Tags: , , |

Alcohol problems are diverse ranging from health damage, psychology breakdown and social deformation. The problems of alcohol -- whether excess or not -- are identified with alcoholism. It can result in financial troubles, marital troubles and violence. Children in homes where alcoholism pervades suffer from truancy, depression, dissociation with friends, violence and aggressiveness and failure in classes. [...]

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Opiates Withdrawal Timeline: What You Could Expect and What You Can Do

By |2018-09-09T13:58:26-04:00September 9th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , |

Opiates addiction is a disease that affects the brain and causes high dependence on the substance that is ordinarily found within certain prescription pain medications, morphine, and other illegal drugs, most often of which is heroin. It is estimated that a shocking 13.5 million people are addicted to opiates. The good news is that for every [...]

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Why Aftercare Promotes Long-Term Sobriety

By |2018-08-25T13:13:58-04:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

When someone attends an addiction treatment program, they can often be concerned about the prospect of returning home. Although achieving sobriety is challenging when in rehab, it can often be more so when patients return to the everyday environments they associate with substance abuse. So how do rehab centers provide support during the transition from rehab [...]

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7 Things to Consider When Looking for a Rehab Center

By |2018-06-28T23:11:03-04:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

Drug and substance abuse is a commonly encountered scenario today which requires rehabilitative therapy. Rehabilitation centers have become quite a common establishment as more institutions focus on providing more rehabilitation services to help such patients recover from drug dependency. With numerous establishments to choose from, the process of finding a suitable drug rehab center can be [...]

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The Secret to Recovering from Opioid Addiction Without Abusing Suboxone

By |2018-05-16T19:19:58-04:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Featured, Healthy Living, Medical|Tags: , , , |

Suboxone has been researched and found to be a treatment for opiate abuse. Doctors recommend the use of Suboxone to people who are addicted to heroin. Suboxone treatment has been found to be the miracle drug that helps them reverse back the effects of opiate addiction. Some, however, end up abusing the drug by taking it [...]

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Ibogaine: Important Things You Must Know About This Addiction Treatment

By |2018-04-28T20:18:31-04:00April 28th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

There has been an increase in the overdose rates related to opioids in the United States; with heroin overdose rates increasing from 5,000 in 2010 to 15,000 in 2016. Other dangerous opioids, such as Fentanyl which caused 20,000 overdoses in 2016, are also on the rise. What are opioids? Opioids are simply defined as a type [...]

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5 Lifestyle Tips to Beat Alcoholism

By |2018-02-17T20:27:55-05:00February 17th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Alcoholism, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

It sucks being addicted to anything. You know you have a problem. You feel guilty every time. You tell yourself you are going to change every time. That is the best case scenario. The worst case is that your excessive drinking is hurting your life or your family. Millions of people have gone what you have [...]

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5 Powerful Ways to Quit Smoking 

By |2018-02-10T20:50:14-05:00February 10th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

Smoking has drawn the attention of the public eye during the past several decades due to the continuing discoveries of all the health risks. Smoking has been linked to lung disease, COPD, cancer, and many other medical issues. Second hand smoke has been linked to deadly medical diseases within the populous to people who don’t even [...]

10 Ultimate Destinations for Addiction Recovery

By |2018-02-08T16:29:29-05:00February 8th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Culture, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , |

Addiction in any way and of any kind is bad--and during these turbulent times, drug and alcohol abuse is a very common occurrence in the general population. Dr. Vikram Tarugu, a substance abuse recovery expert, spoke to us regarding the recovery from drug and alcohol rehab centers in the vicinity of Florida. Based on the information [...]

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Alcohol Addiction: Are Stop Drinking Experts Essential?

By |2018-02-01T10:08:09-05:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , |

Alcohol has probably ruined more lives than any other substance, going back centuries. Literally, some of the most renowned artists, celebs and powerful people in the world have abused--and had their butts kicked--by alcohol. The addiction can be lethal and the time to take action is now--by quitting liquor. It is not an easy decision to [...]

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Four Tips to Make 2018 a Year Without Alcohol Abuse

By |2018-01-31T16:58:02-05:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Featured, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

As we begin the new year, you or a loved one may be struggling with a dependency on alcohol. You may be looking for Alcohol Detox California that can help you to overcome the difficult challenges that come with a dependence on alcohol. While it can be difficult to cope with an addiction or reliance on [...]

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