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What to Expect from Opiate Detox | Treatment for Opioid Addiction

The first step in an addiction treatment program is detox. You need to cleanse your system of the substance you have been abusing in order to move forward with a healthier mind and body. Successful recovery depends on a quality treatment for opioid addiction and that treatment depends on...

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Observing PTSD Awareness Month | Trauma and Addiction

Understanding the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a critical step toward being able to resolve the causes and symptoms in a healthy way. When observing PTSD Awareness Month, which occurs this month, it is important to also understand the link between trauma and addiction. Trauma can lead...

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Should I Go to Detox During COVID-19?

The coronavirus outbreak has shifted many aspects of everyday life. You have been told to stay home, maintain social distances from others, wash your hands frequently, and use caution in basically everything you do. When you have an addiction to drugs and alcohol and are ready to get the...

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May is Mental Health Month | Multifaceted Clinical Options

The past few months have been challenging. No one is certain what the future may hold. During Mental Health Month, take some time to focus on your total health and well-being, both physical and mental. Holistic, intensive healing can help you achieve spiritual reconnection and healing on a deeper...

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Relapse Prevention During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to people across the globe. Social distancing and isolation while staying at home can be difficult. When you are in addiction recovery, these challenges can become even more pronounced. The effects of the coronavirus can understandably make it more difficult to stay...

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Staying Physically Fit in Self-Quarantine

Staying at home for extended periods of time can be challenging. When you are in self-quarantine because of COVID-19, you may get bored and find yourself watching a lot of television or playing too many video games. Regardless of how you spend your time, there’s a good chance that...

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Case Management | What Does a Case Manager Do?

You’ve recognized that you need help with your drug or alcohol addiction. You are not alone in your search for an effective treatment program that is right for you and your needs. When you find an addiction recovery program that offers case management, though, you also know that you...

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Recognizing the Signs of Addiction in Your Loved One

You think the signs are there but you’re just not sure. You have suspicions but don’t want to overreact. How do you know if your loved one is addicted? When you have concerns about a loved one’s behavior, it is important to be able to recognize the signs of...

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How Narrative Therapy Can Help in Your Recovery

We often develop an image of who we are out of the stories we tell ourselves. If we feel depressed, we “are” a depressed person. If we are struggling with conflict in our lives, we “are” a troublemaker. These stories tend to reinforce, and even justify, negative behavior because...

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