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Alcohol Rehab

If you’re ready to break free from alcohol addiction, you’ll benefit from professional support. It’s important to understand that when selecting a rehab program there are two main options. These include inpatient and outpatient programs. That said, if you have an alcohol problem, you’ll benefit from knowing what to expect at an alcohol rehab. Alcohol…

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What are Drug Rehab Centers?

Drug rehab centers are facilities designed to help individuals overcome substance use disorders. These facilities implement a combination of medical, psychological, and holistic services to help clients manage their addiction and integrate back into everyday life. Since everyone’s struggle with addiction is different and unique, rehab centers offer a variety of treatment programs to address…

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Is Addiction a Disease?

You may be asking yourself is addiction a disease? Many people don’t realize that addiction is actually a very dangerous brain disease. It is classified this way because addiction affects the body’s ability to function, just like cancer and cardiovascular disease adversely affect the body. The way addiction affects the mind and body is similar…

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Am I An Alcoholic?

Let’s say you have a few drinks here and there because it’s the normal thing to do: happy hour with coworkers, date night with your significant other, watching a movie at home by yourself… but at what point do you have to start asking yourself, “am I an alcoholic?” Alcohol addiction is a dependence on…

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Treatment for Alcoholism

Addressing the Problem The first step to recovering from an alcohol addiction problem is recognizing and establishing that there is one. It’s important to know the signs of alcohol addiction when making the decision to check into an alcoholism treatment plan. Some key symptoms of an alcohol addiction include: Craving alcohol Repeated attempts to stop…

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Addiction Definition

Addiction is a complex brain disease, often making it hard to pin down an exact addiction definition. A person’s dependency on a harmful substance with an inability to cut back or stop usually characterizes addiction. Over a long period, a user may progressively increase his or her use of the substance until it’s in complete…

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Decluttering Your Space for Spring

“You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are full of yesterday’s junk.” – Louise Smith, Author Spring cleaning is more than a housecleaning ritual. For young adults recovering from drug and alcohol addiction, decluttering is a beneficial part of any sobriety program. During spring cleaning, you have a chance to purge toxic patterns…