Category: Rehab Treatment Options

Trauma’s Connection with Impatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab A lot of alcohol and other drug abuse stems from some sort of trauma a person suffered during their childhood. This trauma can be something that causes physical, mental or emotional anguish. The National Institute on Drug Abuse released a study that showed of the 196 people

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Heroin use in America has reach epidemic numbers. When you combine the incredible addictiveness of the drug and the severity of the withdrawal symptoms, it takes great courage to commit to a drug and alcohol rehab program for heroin addiction treatment. It’s not just because we are a heroin treatment facility that we highly recommend

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Isolation and addiction usually go hand-in-hand. It’s one of the main reasons group therapy for a heroin addict is often so effective. A group of people who are experiencing similar struggles can show one another that they are not alone in their quest for recovery. Even individuals with a strong support system in their personal

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Every road to recovery starts with someone who is willing to get better. Often, this willingness starts because a loved one or family member had the courage to confront the addict in their life. Early detection can go a long way in making an addict’s road to recovery a bit easier. Today, we will take

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There are two main types of treatment programs for addicts: inpatient drug rehab and outpatient drug rehab. The goal for both treatment methods remains helping the individual overcome addiction, but each methodology works better for different people. Outpatient drug rehab offers a lot less structure for the recovering party. People are personally accountable for attending

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The fear of an overdose is – or should be – ever present for heroin users. However, the serious health risks of abusing heroin include more than the horrifying possibility of an overdose. The earlier heroin users enter drug rehab, the sooner they can protect the systems of the body that are damaged by heroin

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Group Therapy for Drug Rehab If we haven’t experienced group therapy firsthand, we probably have a pretty inaccurate and dramatized conception of what to expect. We tend to base our hypotheses on what we have seen portrayed in the movies and on television – a solemn circle of disturbed sickos, sharing secrets, crying, and hugging

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The ramifications of alcohol addiction can include a financial, emotional and physical toll. There is a medical definition that can be applied to alcohol addiction, too, and it can give the person suffering from this condition a better idea of the problem they’ve developed. At the same time, taking one step toward overcoming this problem

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Developing an addiction to drugs or alcohol doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time, and years of abuse will snowball into a dependency that’s nearly impossible to shake. That same dependency can also cause life-threatening withdraw symptoms if the addict decided to go “cold turkey” one day. Just as addiction forms over time, the process of

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It may seem unlikely or even impossible to those suffering in the depths of addiction, but the numbers are on your side. According to an Aug. 31, 2018 article from The New York Times, “most of those who avoid fatal overdoses recover from addiction.” All told, some 2 million Americans are currently dealing with opiate

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