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how long is alcohol rehab

How Long is Alcohol Rehab?

The first and most challenging step in recovering from alcohol addiction is accepting that you have become powerless over alcohol. Unfortunately, many people live in denial, failing to acknowledge that

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Medication-Assisted Treatment for Alcohol

If you suffer from substance use disorder (SUD) or alcohol addiction, you may drink excessively, endangering yourself and your loved ones. When addicted to alcohol, drinking will no longer be


Best Foods for Detox and Recovery

Drug and alcohol detox and rehabilitation is necessary to create a better life for oneself after addiction, and while focusing on the medicinal and mental health aspects of recovery is


Stimulants: Addiction Symptoms & Treatment Options

According to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services study, about five million Americans misuse prescription stimulants at least once. Doctors usually administer stimulants to treat narcolepsy and attention-deficit

Stress Responses: Fight, Flight, or Freeze

Stress Responses: Fight, Flight, or Freeze In these challenging times, most people experience stress. The difference is in how we cope with trauma and triggers. Some of us can find


The Power of Positive Affirmations

The Power of Positive Affirmations in Addiction Recovery It’s no secret that recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a long and challenging process. It takes a lot of courage

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Cocaine Rehab

The Difference Between Crack vs. Cocaine

If you’re wondering if it is less dangerous to use cocaine than to use crack, or vice versa, the answer is that both forms of the drug are highly dangerous.

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Behavior Therapy

Signs of Codependency

Contrary to common belief, codependency is not a mental health disorder. Instead, it is a complex pattern of unhealthy behaviors. Someone who struggles with this pattern in a relationship can

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How Heroin Can Impact Depression?

The strong link between heroin and depression is one of many unfortunate consequences of the opioid epidemic. The short-term effects of heroin may seem to alleviate depression symptoms. However, one

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Addiction Treatment Therapy

Risks of Alcohol Detox at Home

Few people fully understand the complexities of alcohol use disorder (AUD). As a result, they tend to believe a person can quit drinking if they are willing to do so.