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Intimacy Trauma and Recovery

February 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Intimacy Trauma and Recovery

Understanding and Overcoming the Barriers to Intimacy in Recovery There are a number of barriers one may discovery as they try to form healthy connections to others as they move through recovery. This can

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Substance Abuse and Older Adults

January 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Substance Abuse and Older Adults

A Growing Threat: Substance Abuse Among Older Adult In the United States, Substance abuse among older adults has been identified as one of the fastest-growing health problems. As the baby boomers – those born

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The continuing rise of Meth addiction in the U.S.

November 27th, 2019|Comments Off on The continuing rise of Meth addiction in the U.S.

Methamphetamine Abuse in the USA   The war on drugs has always been prevalent but the target of this war changes through the decades. In the 1980s crack cocaine surged on the market. Then in

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How to Choose a Rehab Center

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on How to Choose a Rehab Center

How to Choose a Rehab Center When the decision is made to send someone struggling with substance abuse to a rehab center, another decision quickly follows. Which rehab center should you choose? There are several

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3 Reasons Why Your Environment Matters During Addiction Treatment

October 25th, 2018|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Your Environment Matters During Addiction Treatment

You may not pay much attention to the environment in which you seek out addiction treatment, other than ensuring it meets some minimums of comfort, safety or confidentiality. But your surroundings during addiction treatment can

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How to help someone with PTSD

July 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on How to help someone with PTSD

Understanding how to help someone with PTSD is challenging. Life is unpredictable and full of experiences that shape and define us. Whether positive or negative, most of what we go through in life will

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How To Cope When Your Significant Other Is In Rehab

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on How To Cope When Your Significant Other Is In Rehab

He has begun his rehab treatment and you haven’t heard from him in weeks. You’re happy that she’s getting help for her addiction, but part of you is worried that she won’t be the same

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Can PTSD Cause Addiction?

June 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Can PTSD Cause Addiction?

As we all know, the effects of major traumatic events in life can have real, lasting impact on the human psyche. In extreme cases, the effects can cause such repeated pain that they develop into

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What Is Holistic Drug Rehab?

October 9th, 2018|Comments Off on What Is Holistic Drug Rehab?

You’ve heard something about holistic drug rehab, but aren’t quite sure if treatment like this is effective—or what it involves. Will you still go through detox and receive group and individual therapy if you choose

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Customizing Treatment for Patients Through a Holistic Approach

November 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Customizing Treatment for Patients Through a Holistic Approach

The roots of alcohol or drug addiction run deep in the psyche and often the causes for the addiction can be attributed to undiagnosed mental health issues that our family and friends are experiencing. At

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Intimacy Trauma and Recovery

February 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Intimacy Trauma and Recovery

Understanding and Overcoming the Barriers to Intimacy in Recovery There are a number of barriers one may discovery as they try to form healthy connections to others as they move through recovery. This can

  • Substance Abuse and Older Adults

Substance Abuse and Older Adults

January 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Substance Abuse and Older Adults

A Growing Threat: Substance Abuse Among Older Adult In the United States, Substance abuse among older adults has been identified as one of the fastest-growing health problems. As the baby boomers – those born

  • meth crisis in the U.S. graphic

The continuing rise of Meth addiction in the U.S.

November 27th, 2019|Comments Off on The continuing rise of Meth addiction in the U.S.

Methamphetamine Abuse in the USA   The war on drugs has always been prevalent but the target of this war changes through the decades. In the 1980s crack cocaine surged on the market. Then in