alcohol addiction treatment

Alcoholics of Different Shapes and Sizes

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When you find an alcohol rehab, one of the most important things you must do is find the rehab that provides the right alcohol addiction treatment you need. Even though they each suffer from some form of alcohol use disorder, there are different types of alcoholics. Each kind will require different styles of alcohol addiction […]

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Elderly Addicts: Substance Abuse Among Seniors Growing

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Abuse of prescription drugs among the senior population is one of the fastest -growing health concerns in the US. Older adults also have been found to suffer from alcoholism at rapidly increasing rates. Yet despite the rapidity with which the number of senior men and women suffering from these disorders climbs, the issue remains overlooked by the vast […]

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MTV’s Ryan Knight Dies from Apparent Drug Overdose

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If you are a fan of MTV’s hit prime time shows The Real World or The Challenge, then chances you are that you have probably heard of the recent loss of Diem Brown to ovarian cancer earlier in November. But even more recent is the sudden, tragic loss of Ryan Knight to an apparent overdose […]

Next Steps After Drug Addiction Rehab

After Drug Rehab… What Comes Next?

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It wasn’t long ago that addiction was believed to be a moral affliction rather than a disease with addicts seen as sinners who were consciously selfish, whose actions and behaviors were self-serving. As a result, substance abuse was widely criminalized, which resulted in many individuals being thrown into prisons or insane asylums due to their […]

Drug Rehab Centers Close to Home

Drug Rehab Centers Close to Home: What Are the Pros and Cons?

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Drug rehab centers close to home may seem like the obvious starting place for people looking to get addiction treatment, but not everyone can benefit from staying in the same city they started using. Addiction treatment doesn’t follow a one-size-fits-all method, so it’s important to consider personal factors of the potential client when researching for […]

How Alcohol Abuse Can Kill Your Love Life

10 Reasons Why Being an Alcoholic Will Kill Your Game

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There are many couples who met during college at this party or that bar, married within a few years of dating, and have since had a beautiful relationship with a couple kids as proof of the pudding. Alcohol might relax individuals with social anxiety and make even the shyest guys less inhibited, alcohol can also […]

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How to Get Addicted Employees Into Rehab

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The disease of addiction is unique compared to most other diseases. It’s neither entirely psychological nor entirely physical, but rather a combination of the two. With the disease of addiction attack an individual’s mind and body, it follows that the effects of addiction would be diverse and profound. In terms of the physical and health […]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Am I an Addict?

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Denial is a major component of addiction. Either because they’re unable or unwilling to accept the reality of a substance use problem, the majority of addicts deny whether they’re actually even addicted. Unfortunately, this means that a number of individuals in need of help are unable to receive it because they continue to believe they […]

Types of Rehabilitation Services

7 Types of Rehab Services That Treat Addiction

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Recovery is a very in-depth, individualized process. What works for one addict will not necessarily work for the next addict. Luckily, there are a multitude of rehab services that may be better suited to treat some addicts more effectively than others. Thanks to these different rehab services, rest assured that you’ll find that one will […]

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What New Synthetic Drugs Mean for Drug Abuse Treatment

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There are countless chemical substances out there that people are abusing today, including new synthetic drugs. Although we’re most familiar with alcohol, marijuana, prescription painkillers, and heroin, these represent only a select few of the wide variety of substances that exist, most of which can very quickly be lethal in many circumstances. However, addiction is […]