Why A Treatment Center With A Relapse Prevention Program Is Critical To Long Term Recovery

People suffering from drug addiction and/or alcoholism can ill-afford to be short-sided. When someone finally gets to the point they want to stop using and get help, they have to treat getting help seriously. We all know the sad stories of drug users who just never seem to be able
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Can a Person Get Sober Without Going To Treatment?

Whether or not a person can get sober without treatment is a complicated issue that depends on many factors. As with many things in life, there are exceptions to every rule and it becomes easy to avoid reality by focusing on the rare exception rather than the general rule. Some

How Many Times Can a Person Go To Drug Rehab?

Navigating the world of recovery can be something of a daunting process both for those struggling with addiction as well as their loved ones. In part this is because of the many different theories and philosophies surrounding the treatment of addiction and the myriad of options available. From rehab centers
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The Admissions Process For a Rehab Center in Florida

The decision to seek treatment for addiction is often accompanied by many questions. Right now, you may be wondering if you qualify for admission to a rehab center in Florida. You may also be concerned about whether or not your insurance will cover your treatment or if you will be

Addiction Relapse Prevention after Going to Treatment

Drugs and alcohol addiction is a chronic disease that affects millions of people. If you realize that you have an addiction, and would like to return to a sober life, it is advisable to check yourself or a loved one that is struggling with addiction into a rehab center. However,
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Staying Sober After Rehab By Following All of The Suggestions

If you or a loved one has an addiction to drugs, alcohol, or both, making the decision to go for treatment may be the most important decision you ever make. The process of recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction involves several steps. Detox, diagnoses, group therapy and individual therapy

Is A Residential Drug Rehab Program Really Necessary If I Only Drink On The Weekends?

If you or a loved one has an addiction to alcohol, there are many effective options available for treatment. For instance, there are outpatient treatment programs as well as residential ones. You have to find the program with the professional staff that will be most effective at treating your addiction
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10 AA Sayings That Actually Help

AA is known for its idioms. In just about every meeting room and clubhouse throughout the world, you can find AA sayings plastered on the walls, framed and on display for all to see. Some of these sayings seem obnoxious at first, to the point where many people comment that
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How You Can Deal with Drug Cravings

Cravings can be a major problem for the alcoholic or addict. They are not equivalent to craving some ice cream or wanting a piece of cake, but rather they can be an overwhelming physical and mental need for drugs or alcohol. They can seemingly come out of nowhere and sometimes
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Recognizing Reservations in Addiction Recovery

Many people come into recovery with certain reservations or events that they believe they will not be able to stay sober through. These reservations are often stumbling blocks for long-term sobriety and if they are not dealt with, can lead someone back to using. Many of the reservations in addiction recovery