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Florida Halfway Houses to Be Regulated

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The development of an addiction involves a rather complete transformation with the individual experiencing a deterioration of physical, mental, emotional, and even spiritual health. However, addiction doesn’t develop overnight. Becoming an addict is a confluence of an individual’s choices and behaviors over a period of time. Before becoming an addict, an individual must first be an […]

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How Family Therapy Can Help You

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Addiction is very unique and complicated compared to most other diseases. While many diseases are either physical or psychological, addiction has attributes of both, affecting individuals on physical, mental, emotional, and even spiritual levels. However, it wasn’t until relatively recently that we actually began to understand this very complex illness. The recovery methods we utilize […]

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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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The 6 Most Popular Medications Used for Addiction Treatment

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There are many different treatments and therapies available that individuals can use to overcome addiction and achieve lasting sobriety. More often than not we associate such treatments with things like counseling, psychotherapy, group sessions, and skills-building, but there are a wide variety of therapies beyond just the quintessential recovery offerings. For example, there are a […]

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The 5 Popular Types of Addiction Counseling

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The addiction recovery process: It’s intimidating. However, when you break the process down into its individual components, it begins to not only look more manageable and accessible, but also logical. Each of the individual therapies that are commonly incorporated into addiction treatment are intended to address specific effects of addiction or a particular aspect of […]

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The Brain on Alcohol: Why Drinkers Are Forgetful

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When it comes to the physical health effects of alcoholism, traditionally, it’s the liver that gets much of the attention. Additionally, there’s been a surge of interest in identifying the biological factors, or the genetic markers, that distinguish those individuals who are particularly susceptible to the development of alcoholism from those who aren’t. However, a […]

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Celebrating Addiction Recovery in Wisconsin

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As of this September 2014, the addiction recovery community has been celebrating Recovery Month for a quarter century! Nationally and internationally, treatment centers, halfway houses and recovery networks are hosting events to celebrate recovery and spread awareness. One of those events is taking place in Wisconsin and being organized by a woman whose sobriety is one year […]