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 […]

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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 […]

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8 Reasons Why Dating 12-Step Newcomers Is a Terrible Idea

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The recovery journey is an incredibly emotional time. While in active addiction, people often numb themselves or dilute their emotions with alcohol and drugs; therefore, early recovery often involves a flood of emotions that may take a while to stabilize. In fact, it can take months or even years to find one’s emotional equilibrium. However, […]

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Celebrity Addicts in Recovery

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The musicians, movie stars, and other public figures we read about in magazines inadvertently forfeited much of their privacy and anonymity to be entertainers. And whether it’s because of the fast-paced, high-paying Hollywood lifestyle or some other, more personal reason, it’s unfortunately common for celebrities to develop addictions to alcohol, drugs, or even behavioral addictions. […]