How Does Rehab Work?

While 25 million people in the US are victims of drug abuse, only about 11% seek outside help. Deciding to go to rehab is not an easy decision to make, for either

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A Typical Day in a Drug Rehab Center

While 25 million people in the US are victims of drug abuse, only about 11% seek outside help. Deciding to go to rehab is not an easy decision to make, for either

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A Way Out

She was only ten years old when her drug use began.  Both of her parents were active addicts.  She smoked marijuana, drank a lot and took, among other things, Percocet

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Recovery and Community Isolation Isn’t The Answer

If you have taken the plunge into your recovery from addiction, whatever your addiction may be, you are certainly aware of Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions,[1] written by Bill W.

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Discretion in Recovery

To be in a recovery program means that you will adhere to and work the Twelve Steps.  Intrinsic to your program is the idea that it is anonymous.  Indeed, the

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The Upside of Sober Living Communities

Recovering from substance use or abuse can seem like a herculean task at the outset, but it’s important for those seeking relief to remember that the road to recovery doesn’t

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Benefits of CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

In recent years, the awareness around mental health has grown immensely. Particularly, the benefits of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) have become more well known. This modality can treat mental health

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Mindfulness and addiction

Mindfulness dates back thousands of years, has been written about by wellness authors such as Jon Kabat Zinn, and is supported by research. It is a state of mental focus

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