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Dealing with drug detox or alcohol detox successfully takes patience, understanding, and planning. Check in here regularly to learn about new trends, techniques and perspectives in the world of rehab.

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Finding an Alternative to 12 Step Drug Rehabilitation

Although the 12 step approach to rehabilitation and recovery is very well known as one of the oldest in the field of addiction, it is not for everyone. Fortunately, there are many non 12 step programs offering a different route to sustainable recovery that are...

What Is It Really Like to Detox from Opiates?

According to media reports, America is in the midst of an opiate epidemic, with more than two million adults having developed dependency or addiction to prescription painkillers and their illegal street alternatives. Due to the critical nature of this epidemic, there...

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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Just like every person is unique, every addiction treatment program is all its own. That’s why it’s worth keeping up with new trends and perspectives in the alcohol rehab center and recovery world. You may find a new viewpoint that changes your mind, or just learn something new. Make sure to come back and check out our addiction blogs regularly.

The Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)

It can be very difficult to determine if a person is struggling with alcohol use because it is so widely accepted in today’s society. It is not uncommon for people to unwind at the end of the day with a beer or a glass of wine but for some, it is not always so easy...

Painkiller Addiction: Why Opioids Can Make Chronic Pain Worse

Pain relief is among the most common reason we visit our physician’s office. Pain is the body’s way of letting us know there is something wrong, such as when we cut ourselves or have another injury. Chronic pain, on the other hand, is very different. A chronic pain...

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