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The Best Ways to Show Self Love During Rehabilitation

By |2020-08-28T15:37:02-04:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Fit & Fab, Rehabilitation, Self Care|Tags: , , |

Overcoming addiction is by no means easy — it may feel like the most difficult time in your life, especially during the withdrawal process. However, it's important to remember that you've taken a major step in the right direction by acknowledging your addiction, and an even more so if you've chosen to rehabilitate. Alongside finding a [...]

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Why Holistic Therapy Is Important 

By |2020-08-26T14:33:11-04:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthcare, Holistic Health, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

In most types of treatment, doctors focus on alleviating the patient's physical symptoms. By prescribing medication to prevent side effects, doctors help improve their patient's quality of life. However, some complex diseases manifest in ways that are subtle and nontransparent. This particularly applies to mental disorders. More than one in four people diagnosed with a mental [...]

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How to Successfully Recover from Drug Addiction   

By |2020-08-03T16:30:28-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

One of the coping mechanisms that some people resort to when dealing with problems is substance abuse or drug addiction. However, the effects are unpleasant, and this condition can lead to an imbalanced and unhealthy lifestyle, compromising a person's career, family life, and social life. If you or your loved one is suffering from substance abuse, [...]

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3 Types of Addictions That Require Treatment

By |2020-07-16T17:20:25-04:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , |

Although it may be hotly debated, addiction is a disease that can carry with it shame, humiliation, and embarrassment for those suffering from the debilitating disorder. Addiction alters the brain in a random series of complicated patterns that are still not fully understood. The random firing of the brain can lead to compulsive behavior, physical cravings, [...]

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A Simple Guide to Overcoming Addiction

By |2020-07-10T21:06:56-04:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

Did you know that almost 21 million Americans have at least one addiction? With so many people struggling, you or someone you know might be dealing with addiction. There are certain things that you should do when you are overcoming addiction that you might not be aware of.   There are certain things you should know and [...]

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5 Ways To Help Your Friend Overcome An Addiction Problem

By |2020-06-29T17:27:56-04:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Friendship, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

  Are you worried that your friend might be having an addiction problem with drugs, porn, alcohol, etc.? Do you know the best ways you can help them overcome their addiction problem and become healthy again? Have you tried reading up on literature, talking to their relatives or seeking help from an expert with regard to [...]

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10 Positive and Helpful Things to Say to Someone in Rehab

By |2020-06-26T13:35:03-04:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

When a friend, family member, or romantic partner struggles with drug or alcohol addiction, communication is one of the first things to suffer. Up until now, it may be hard to communicate with each other without guilt, shame, fear, or anger looming over the conversation. But now that your loved one is committed into rehab, it’s [...]

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Using Motivational Interviewing to Help Friends and Family  

By |2020-04-15T20:09:03-04:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Counseling, Health & Wellness, Mental health, Rehabilitation|Tags: , |

When a loved one or a close friend is struggling with a problem that he or she won’t address, you want to do everything that you can to help. However, people are often very defensive when confronted with their own harmful behaviors and may altogether deny that they have a problem. Alternatively, they may acknowledge that [...]

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Addiction Treatment Options: Which Level is Right for You?

By |2020-02-10T16:36:38-05:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

Addiction and substance abuse are challenging and complicated conditions to heal. Approximately 10% of the US population struggle with addiction. If someone in your world needs help with substance abuse, they have several levels of care and treatment to consider. This summary of addiction treatment options may help highlight the best path for your situation.   [...]

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4 Qualities of An Excellent Rehab Center

By |2020-01-31T16:46:06-05:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

Substance abuse is not a new problem in the U.S. or indeed the world. A report by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) shows that there were 17.7 million Americans aged 12 years and above battling one form or another of substance abuse disorders in 2017. Many roads can lead to alcohol and [...]

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Is My Loved One Hiding a Substance Abuse Issue?

By |2019-09-25T16:00:52-04:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

Despite the immense stigma surrounding substance abuse, drug use is an all too common issue for both Americans and Canadians. In the US, the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that 24.6 million Americans aged 12 and older had used an illicit drug within the past month during 2013. According to the National Institute on Alcohol [...]

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Can You Really Recover From Drug Abuse? 

By |2019-07-22T23:08:17-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

Addiction is a complex mental condition, and a disorder manifested from a compulsive substance or behavior. Many drug abuse patients know the harmful consequences of these dangerous substances. However, the addictive nature of these compounds brings about the obsessive nature of the individual. Due to this behavior, you might wonder if it’s possible to recover from [...]

4 Important Steps You Must Take Now If You Have Relapsed

By |2019-06-10T15:13:53-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

A relapse, regardless of whether you believe or have been told it to be a simple, unavoidable part of recovery or not, is a setback, of that there is little doubt. In fact, it is not the relapse itself that affects your chances of a successful recovery from addiction, but how you actually respond to such [...]

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What Can You Expect From Sober Living 

By |2019-06-05T17:54:55-04:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

Sober living refers to the homes or shelter houses where individuals who previously had substance addiction can stay to help promote a sober way of life. These homes are most commonly known as halfway houses. Sober living homes tend to have a negative reputation of being a dumping ground of criminals or dangerous people and those [...]

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How to Help on the Road to Recovery

By |2019-06-07T13:17:53-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

America is falling victim to a drug crisis. The sad part is that so many people remain clueless to the fact, or simply refuse to listen. The word "drug" is such an ugly word and it becomes pure taboo among many middle and upper-class Americans. If you have been too busy ignoring the issue, it is [...]

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Treatment Centers Are Effective in Treating Opioid Addictions

By |2018-12-21T22:10:32-05:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Counseling, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

If you are addicted to opioids and are ready to get free form this debilitating addiction or have a loved one who is addicted to opioids, it is hard to know where to turn or where to turn for help. There are many programs out there as well as rehabilitation treatment centers, but they are all [...]

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The Effects of Meth Addiction

By |2018-11-19T19:23:44-05:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Detox, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

Methamphetamine (also called meth, ice, crystal, or chalk) is a highly addictive man-made stimulant / drug that comes in the form of a white, odourless crystalline powder. The drug is typically snorted, smoked or injected and, infrequently, ingested orally. The effects of meth usually last 6 to 8 hours but can last much longer in some [...]

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Top 5 Benefits of Exercising During Addiction Recovery

By |2018-11-13T21:04:58-05:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Exercise, Fit & Fab, Fitness|Tags: , , , |

Are you a recovering addict, looking for ways to keep yourself on the path of sobriety? If so, one of the best things you can do as a recovering addict is to exercise. Yes - whether you were once an avid gym rat or you haven’t run a mile in years, exercise can be extremely beneficial [...]

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What Is Ibogaine? 

By |2018-11-09T15:34:55-05:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

What is ibogaine? Ibogaine is a natural psychoactive substance found in the root bark of the African rain forest shrub Tabernanthe iboga. The iboga plant has been traditionally used by the Bwiti tribe in the Congo basin of Africa for healing purposes and shamanistic ritual ceremonies. Ibogaine is now becoming a popular method to treat addiction [...]

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The Top 10 Benefits of Inpatient Alcohol and Drug Rehab

By |2018-09-16T20:29:49-04:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

There are numerous ways to beat a drug addiction -- from electing to go “cold turkey” to opting for some form of treatment at outpatient rehab. Others opt for what has been shown to be the safest route for individuals having problems with substance use: an inpatient drug rehab center.       Going [...]

What's Different about Non 12-Step Rehab and Recovery Programs? 

By |2018-09-15T22:27:41-04:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , |

When researching rehab facilities, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the wide variety of choice. Some centers may not offer what you’re looking for whereas others may be a perfect fit for your particular needs. Many people immediately think of Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous when deciding on rehab options, mainly because they both stem from [...]

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Cocaine Addiction: The Journey to Recovery

By |2018-09-15T00:27:19-04:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health published by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in 2015, around 1.5 million Americans use cocaine on a monthly basis. This represents a significant portion of American society although the fact is that the figures almost certainly don’t reveal the full truth. There are around [...]

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How Holistic Drug Addiction Treatment Programs Work

By |2018-09-13T21:16:57-04:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Holistic Health, Massage, Rehabilitation, Yoga|Tags: , , , |

The holistic approach to drug addiction treatment programs emphasizes looking at the person facing addiction as a whole, instead of only seeing them for their addiction. Holistic drug rehab treatment centers take into consideration the physical, emotional, spiritual, and nutritional needs of those entering recovery. A holistic drug addiction treatment program’s goal is to help the [...]

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What Are the Different Types of Alcohol Problems?

By |2018-09-11T22:23:48-04:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Disease, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Medical|Tags: , , |

Alcohol problems are diverse ranging from health damage, psychology breakdown and social deformation. The problems of alcohol -- whether excess or not -- are identified with alcoholism. It can result in financial troubles, marital troubles and violence. Children in homes where alcoholism pervades suffer from truancy, depression, dissociation with friends, violence and aggressiveness and failure in classes. [...]

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