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How Long do Withdrawals Last?

August 17th, 2021|

Addiction or abuse of drugs or alcohol can cause the brain to become reliant on the effects of that substance in the body. When that substance is no longer present, a person may experience significant

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Codependency and Addiction

July 27th, 2021|

The Dangers of Codependency and Addiction Mental Health America (MHA) defines codependency as “an emotional and behavioral condition that affects an individual’s ability to have a healthy, mutually satisfying relationship.” Codependency has also been described

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Sober Acitivities

July 27th, 2021|

Fun Sober Activities for You and Friends Making the decision to go sober can often feel like you’re stepping into a whole new world. When drugs or alcohol have been a part of your daily

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Drug Abuse Posts

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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

Many people pay too little attention to the environment in which they seek addiction treatment, other than ensuring it meets some minimums of comfort, safety, or confidentiality. However, surroundings during an addiction treatment episode can

Recovering from Drug and Alcohol Addiction in Florida

June 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Recovering from Drug and Alcohol Addiction in Florida

  Whether one lives in the Sunshine State and wants a local drug recovery facility option or they're looking to get away from life for a while in a new location, Florida offers several reasons

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How To Find A Top Rated Drug Rehab

August 28th, 2017|Comments Off on How To Find A Top Rated Drug Rehab

Substance addiction, whether it is to drugs or alcohol is not a battle, it is a war with many battles that need to be fought over a long period of time. It is not easy,

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Family & Support Advice Posts

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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 build

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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

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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 a real, lasting impact on the human psyche. In extreme cases, the effects can cause such repeated pain developing into a

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Rehabilitation Practices & Methods Posts

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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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Mental Health Posts

DBT as an Effective Treatment Modality for Addiction and Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders

May 21st, 2021|Comments Off on DBT as an Effective Treatment Modality for Addiction and Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders

DBT Treatment for Addiction and Mental Health Disorders DBT, or Dialectical Behavior Therapy, has been an interesting treatment choice for individuals who suffer from addiction and mental health disorders. Marsha Linehan developed DBT primarily to

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What is Dual Diagnosis?

September 20th, 2019|Comments Off on What is Dual Diagnosis?

Dual diagnosis affects millions of people in the U.S. every year. One study found that one in every four individuals with a serious mental illness also suffers from dual diagnosis. What is a dual diagnosis,

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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 build

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What is Roxy

August 24th, 2021|Comments Off on What is Roxy

Roxycodone, also referred to by its street name “Roxy”, is a semi-synthetic opioid medication prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It has been classified as a Schedule II narcotic due to its

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How Long do Withdrawals Last?

August 17th, 2021|Comments Off on How Long do Withdrawals Last?

Addiction or abuse of drugs or alcohol can cause the brain to become reliant on the effects of that substance in the body. When that substance is no longer present, a person may experience significant

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When is Long Term Treatment needed

August 5th, 2021|Comments Off on When is Long Term Treatment needed

How long is ‘long enough’? We understand that this question perhaps raises concerns and worries for some who are considering treatment. In our experience working with substance use disorder and mental health disorders, a