Being an addiction treatment professional is one of the most essential jobs in the world. You get to see lives change before your eyes. Across the country, thousands of men and women launch into the world of addiction therapy, ready to make a difference. There are many pros and cons associated with the jobs of
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Much like addiction treatment, recovery from addiction is a long-term process. The path to sobriety comes with many ups and downs, and many find themselves relapsing. While relapse is a normal phase of recovery, it can be dangerous. Today, we’re exploring how support prevents relapse, and other relapse-prevention skills drug and alcohol addicts can use
With heroin’s availability of higher purity and the sudden and drastic decrease in cost to obtain the drug, heroin deaths have been on the rise nationally. In the last decade alone, we saw a 236% increase in heroin-related overdose deaths and a 200% increase in heroin addiction in the United States. Fatalities, as a result
Medications like Suboxone are prevalent to help people ease their withdrawal process. These medications are often part of medical detox regimens that can help prevent fatal withdrawal side effects. However, can Suboxone for detox from opiates be safe? Let’s learn more about the controversial drug and find out if this is the right treatment option.
The relationship between drug addiction and religion has been a complex one for decades. With most recovery centers focusing heavily on faith and belief, is it possible to succeed at drug addiction recovery without God? According to various studies by the Pew Research Center, there might be a connection with drug recovery and religion. Based on
Track marks are signs of intravenous drug use and that someone needs help. Learn the many ways addicts try to hide their track marks.
For many people, not finding long-term care for their pets is one of the main reasons for not going to rehab. Delaying drug and alcohol addiction treatment because you can’t decide on long-term care for your pet is understandable, but that’s no excuse. Today, people in recovery have many options available for finding dog care while in rehab.
Companies can turn to the federal Employee Assistance Program for addiction to help with getting their workers back to leading healthy lives. Learn more about EAP programs for addiction.
Cross-addiction affects the most vulnerable ones, those in early recovery. Learn what it means and how you can prevent it from happening to you.
The Government Is Taking Steps To Help The Issue With The War On Opiate Drugs in America. Can They Help? Learn About Opiate Drugs & Their Treatment Options.