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Facts You Need to Know about Alcohol Abuse

Whether you drink beer, wine, or hard liquor, there are some things that you need to know about how alcohol can be harmful. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), nearly 56 percent of adults over the age of 18, report that they...

The Importance of Counseling During Alcohol Rehab

Detoxing may be the first step in getting clean from alcohol, but it’s hardly the most important component. Alcohol rehab centers must include counseling and therapy as part of treatment while the alcoholic is in inpatient or outpatient rehab. The skills and tools the...

Frequently Asked Questions about Drug Rehabilitation

The very first step towards getting help for addiction is to accept there is a problem. Once acknowledgment and acceptance has been achieved, the path is clear towards recovery with the help of addiction treatment professionals and the support of loved ones. However,...

Dispelling the Myths around Alcohol Detox

There are lots of misunderstandings and preconceived ideas about alcohol detox and rehab that have evolved from popular culture. Celebrities openly entering and quitting rehab in a negative cycle that attracts media attention and movies portraying alcohol withdrawal...

15 Key Facts About Alcoholism

There are numerous misconceptions or preconceived ideas about alcoholism and those people struggling with addiction issues. Unfortunately, this can often prevent the people needing help the most from seeking treatment. In an attempt to break down the walls of...

What’s Involved in Alcohol Rehabilitation?

For many people needing professional treatment for alcohol abuse or dependency, there are some common treatments employed by most facilities. Here we want to take a closer look at the basics of alcohol rehabilitation in an attempt to dispel any myths and encourage...

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What’s Involved in Effective Addiction Treatment Aftercare?

Substance use disorder or addiction as its better known is a chronic and relapsing illness that often requires lifelong treatment. Most of us are familiar with the detox and rehab aspects of addiction treatment but what happens when a person has finished a program and...

The Complexities of Heroin Addiction in America Today

Heroin is one of the most potent drugs in the world and its use has become a significant issue in America, with the state of California no exception. The reason we are seeing increasing numbers of people entering our heroin treatment center in San Francisco is that...

The Importance of Aftercare for Substance Abuse Rehab

When a person nears the end of a rehab program, they have already achieved a great deal. However, the fact that they are close to completing treatment in a residential or outpatient treatment center does not mean they are in any way “cured” of addiction. Addiction is...

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