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Changing location matters when picking a drug and alcohol rehab. When it comes to drug and alcohol rehab I’m an expert. You see in the past 35 years I’m been to 9 of them. I know people who have been to the dentist less times then I have been in rehab. The first time I

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All Great Drug Rehab Facilities Will Have These 3 Areas Of Practice 3. Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) defines dual diagnosis as the term used when a person has a mood disorder such as depression or bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) and a problem with alcohol or

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When our loved ones are wrapped up in the throes of addiction, it’s devastating to watch. It’s even more frustrating because there isn’t much we can do to help them, besides hopelessly stand by and watch. When things reach a certain point, staging an addiction intervention is an effective way to get through to the

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Being an Entrepreneur Is Awesome! Being in recovery provides many gifts to those who earn it. Often suffering from addiction creates people to feel “stuck” not just personally but professionally. At Lighthouse Recovery Institute we want to empower our patients to not just work through their addiction, but identify what their goals are and how

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Men and women deal with personal experiences differently. This can be the same for gambling addiction. The process of going through the recovery process for gambling addiction will be handled differently for women. Like any addiction, going through treatment and recovery is an uphill battle, even with the help of Gamblers Anonymous, GA. Here is

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We took a look at overdose-related death rates throughout each state in the country over the course of the past several years – and what we found was pretty shocking. Overdose-related deaths have been increasingly dramatically in recent times – surpassing motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of death for the first time in

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How To Find the Right Rehab Finding the right inpatient drug rehab is a major, life-changing decision – one that could very well dictate the remainder of your days. While finding a drug rehab that caters to all of your specific needs and preferences is extremely important, it is also essential to keep in mind

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Written By: Fiona Stockard Everything You Wanted to Know About Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programs Seeking treatment for drug abuse, alcoholism, or an eating disorder is scary! Picking the right treatment program is important. However, different people gravitate toward different types of programs. Some clients prefer inpatient treatment, while others like partial hospitalization and still others get

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Written By: Brian Cattelle There are a variety of prescription pills available to children and that number is growing each year. A child using prescription pills commonly mixes them with other drugs and alcohol. This combination can be fatal. What are the Warning Signs My Child is Using Prescription Pills? Physical signs include: • Bloodshot eyes

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What are Needle Exchange Programs? Needle exchange programs are places where IV drug users can obtain clean syringes for free. Needle exchanges also often offer other services. Why Were They Created? The purpose of needle exchange programs is to reduce the transmission of HIV and other blood-borne diseases. Recent statistics show that one fifth of

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