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Rehab Center vs Detox Center: Which One is Right for You?

When is the right time to find out if a drug rehab or detox center is the correct choice? If you or your loved one is ready to stop abusing drugs or alcohol, you’ve likely decided it’s time to seek help. You’ve taken the critically important first step of recognizing that alcoholism and drug addiction…

3 Areas of Your Life that an Outpatient Program Will Help You With

When going into drug rehab, you have two main options: Inpatient or outpatient programs. While an inpatient program might seem like the obvious choice, it’s not always possible and not always the best option. An outpatient program can help you with three main areas of your life. An Outpatient Program Allows You to Maintain Your…

Rehab Centers Versus Sober Living Centers

Proper treatment facility for addiction is crucial, as the journey to sobriety can be fraught with a multitude of challenges, including relapse. When deciding whether a sober living center or a rehab center is appropriate for your situation, there are several factors you should take into consideration, including therapies and programs offered. With over 14,000…

5 Reasons Why People Love Self-Help Groups

As you go about life, you will have challenges. Many are easy to conquer, while others may cause you a tremendous amount of stress. Whether it be a disease, life change, or addiction, there is no reason you should be doing it alone. Finding support from others has shown to be of benefit to get…

Outpatient vs Inpatient; Which is the Better Option for You?

Seeking therapy for an addiction is a step that requires strength and commitment. However, the process can also leave one frustrated and confused on where and how to find the appropriate center. There are typically two options when it comes to addiction treatment programs, outpatient and inpatient. Understanding the difference between outpatient and inpatient will…

How Alcohol Effects the Developing Brain

Many studies have been conducted to study the effect that alcohol has on the developing brain. Though unknown to many people, our brains actually continue to grow sometimes even into our early twenties. With that, many professionals say that during that growth period it is important that our brains take minimal to no debilitating substances….

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Warning Signs Of An Addictive Personality

With such a fine line between habit and addiction, it seems many of us struggle to tell the difference between the two. Addiction can be destructive and can take priority over aspects of life that most would consider important such as relationships, careers, and even health. Those with an addictive personality may find themselves slipping…

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Preventing Relapse After Drug & Alcohol Rehab

Just like with many diseases, the road to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is long and often fraught with potential for relapse. One’s commitment to getting and staying sober goes far beyond the foundation of any treatment, 12-step program, or rehab. It is a daily promise to focus on staying healthy and avoiding those…

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Is Your Drinking Out of Control? 8 Signs of Alcohol Abuse

While legal in the United States, alcohol is a frequent culprit in addiction and for which treatment is sought frequently. It’s estimated that 700,000 people in the United States beginning or receiving treatment for alcohol addiction on any given day. If you or a loved one are a frequent drinker and suspect alcohol is becoming…

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Does Equine Therapy Assist in Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation

Forms of equine therapy, the therapy involving the use of horses, have been practiced around the world for decades. Initially used to assist patients in their recovery from traumatic injuries, the treatment has evolved to helping those who are physically disabled, suffer from mental disorders and more recently those with addictions. Incorporating equine therapy with…