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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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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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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 Is Eating Disorder Support So Important to Recovery?

By |2018-08-25T17:50:07-04:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: Counseling, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

Recovering from an eating disorder can be challenging for anyone. Even when an individual is enrolled in a treatment program and actively working toward recovery, it can seem like an uphill journey. For this reason, the best eating disorder treatment programs include professional and family eating disorder support.       What Is Eating [...]

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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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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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