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When to Know to Take Action for Addiction Intervention

Posted on: April 25, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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Do you have a friend or family member suffering from addiction? The effects of addiction in its many forms can be far reaching. But taking control of the situation can be difficult to do. With addiction intervention, timing is key. If you are ready to take action, follow our simple guide to help you pick your moment for addiction intervention. Secretive behaviour Has it become apparent that your loved one is suffering serious financial hardship, is lacking energy or has lost their usual Continue Reading ...

What To Expect When Checking into A Residential Rehab

Posted on: April 25, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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We have become used to numbing ourselves. We bury our problems under the rug. And what ever rug we choose to use can be hard to roll-up and put away. Whether it's overeating, alcohol abuse, or drug addition, the list of numbing agents goes on and on. Each one can become unbearable and impossible to quit. And when they do, that's when addictions begin. Often times, rehabilitation centers (rehab centers) will offer the greatest chance of a long-kept recovery. And rehab Continue Reading ...

The Benefits of Outpatient Drug Rehab

Posted on: April 25, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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You've taken the first step on your path to recovery, choosing to go to rehab and reclaim your life. But the next step might not be as clear. You'll need to choose between inpatient and outpatient drug rehab. But how do you choose? The truth is, different programs will work for different people. However, this article will show you some of the benefits of outpatient drug rehab so you can decide what is best for you. Inpatient and Outpatient Drug Rehab: What's the Difference? Drug rehab is a Continue Reading ...

How To Support Family Members in Drug Rehab Facilities

Posted on: April 25, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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In a world where around 9% of Americans need help with a drug or alcohol addiction, there's a good chance all of us have a friend or family member in a drug rehab facility. Are you wondering how you can properly support your family members dealing with an addiction in rehab facilities? This can be a messy process, and many people while well-meaning and loving don't know exactly how to properly help. We put together a guide to supporting family members in drug rehab facilities so you can Continue Reading ...

The Benefits of Inpatient Drug Rehab

Posted on: April 25, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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No matter the substance, dependence can be debilitating. It can take your life in the blink of an eye and change you into someone unrecognizable. Even if you know the risks, it can be hard to resist temptation. If you're here, you're likely wondering about the best treatment. One of the best ways to treat addiction is enrollment in an inpatient drug rehab program. While it's considerably more work, inpatient programs often have a higher success rate. According to studies this is Continue Reading ...

How Families of Addicts Can Separate Love from Enabling

Posted on: April 25, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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Watching a loved one struggle with addiction is heartbreaking. Families of addicts naturally want to help their loved ones, to try and fix them. Unfortunately, love and help can quickly turn into enabling the behavior. The behaviors of an addict are damaging not only to themselves but to their loved ones. Addictive behaviors can tear families apart. For healing to take place, those destructive behaviors need to be addressed and corrected. Actions that may seem to "help" may in reality Continue Reading ...

5 Tools You Need to Overcome Addiction

Posted on: April 25, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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Do you want to overcome addiction? Unfortunately, is easier said than done but there are a few tools that could help you get your mind off it or just develop stronger self-control. Fighting dark thoughts, shame, and depressive episodes that come along with addictions is one of the toughest parts of the recovery.  Learning how to enjoy life again and how to distract yourself from your dark thoughts takes time and discipline. We crafted a short list of 5 tools that you can use to Continue Reading ...

What Parents of Addicts Need to Know About Self-Care

Posted on: April 25, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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Addiction is never easy, especially for the 23 million addicts in the US and their families. If your child is an addict, it's important to know that no matter what you do or how much you want to help, the ultimate result rests with the addict. The only thing you can do is be there for support.In this caretaker role, it can be a trying experience if you don't take care of yourself. It may seem selfish or unimportant, but self-care is one of the most important things you can do to help the whole Continue Reading ...

7 Relapse Warning Signs to Watch For in Loved Ones

Posted on: April 24, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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Seeing a loved one relapse is never easy. Sometimes, however, it's difficult to even realize that the relapse is happening. It's easy to miss the warning signs if you don't know what they are. Reaching out for help isn't easy for a relapsing addict. Keeping an eye out for these relapse warning signs will help you to lend them a hand when they need it most. Glorifying past use This is one of the most common relapse warning signs. If your loved one regularly talks about how great things were Continue Reading ...

How to Help A Drug Addict Avoid Stress During Treatment

Posted on: April 24, 2017 by in Drug Rehab
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According to a recent study, close to 10% of the population has used an illegal drug in the past month alone.  While close to 23 million Americans struggle with addiction, only about 1 out of every 10 addicts gets the treatment they need. So, if an addict in your life has made the incredible choice to get treatment, you need to do everything you can to help them succeed.  One of best ways you can learn how to help a drug addict? No matter the type of drug addiction someone is Continue Reading ...