Are You Addicted?

Do you find yourself taking drugs or drinking alcohol excessively? Do your friends or family constantly talk to you about drugs or alcohol problems? Do you crave drugs or alcohol more than tending to your family or seeing your friends? Is your job and finances … Read more

Long-Term Luxury Rehab

Society’s affluent population often seeks private rehabilitation (rehab) facilities, also called long-term luxury rehab, for safety purposes. It is hard to focus on your treatment and recovery with the media in your face. The rich and famous or high-profile businesspersons seek these facilities so that … Read more

After Care for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery

Making it through an entire drug and/or alcohol rehabilitation (rehab) program is a major accomplishment. Many patients suffer from anxiety before leaving an inpatient program due to lack of security in the real world again. Dealing with life’s stresses is difficult, and with newfound sobriety, … Read more

Extended Care vs. Long-Term Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is estimated to cost the U. S. over $600 billion annually related to lost work productivity, crime, and healthcare. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 79,000 deaths each year in the … Read more

The CDC Recommends Avoiding Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain and prescription opioid misuse and abuse are at an all-time high. Chronic pain affects around 50 million people in the U.S. each year, with 48 million people aged 12 years and older having used prescription drugs for nonmedical purposes during their lifetimes. Because … Read more

The 3 Stages of Addiction

When someone uses a drug for the very first time, it may make them feel euphoric. After sometime, the person feels anxious and nauseous without the drug, so they go on using it. A pattern of craving and use emerges and then they can no … Read more

3 Tools For Recovery in Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Addiction is a brain disease and should be treated like one. The NIH describes addiction as a chronic, relapsing brain disease characterized by compulsive drug and alcohol urges, despite harmful consequences. Hence,intensive outpatient treatment is a critical step to recovery. Intensive outpatient treatment at leading … Read more

Number One Tip To Overcome Addiction

Is there a singular tip for overcoming addiction? The answer is YES. Although there are many aspects to consider, one important consideration stands out that can often be a roadblock to recovery and asking for help. And that most important thing is – Belief that … Read more

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