Category Archive for "Cleanse Your Body"

The Cost of Rehab

The Cost of Rehab Finding the right rehab can be a stressful time, especially when it comes to finances. While most insurance companies cover some or all of the costs of treatment, many people are either underinsured or not insured…
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Change Your Environment, Change Your Life

Back in the 1970s when U.S. soldiers were coming home from Vietnam, it was discovered that nearly 20% of them were addicted to heroin. Before they returned, it was decided that they would detox in Vietnam to be healthy when…
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5 Precautions for Prescription Painkillers

You have just discovered that your son is addicted to painkillers. He grew up in a good, loving home and had a stable family life. He graduated college and has a great full-time job. So what happened? Why is he…
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The​ ​Importance​ ​of​ ​Vulnerability​ ​in​ ​Recovery

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“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” –Brené Brown Vulnerability. The word itself might have a deeply unsettling meaning to some people. It means to be seen in our scariest, darkest moments. It means sharing those moments…
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Asking for Help

“You can’t do it alone. As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people’s ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you,…
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Four Signs You Are a Functioning Alcoholic

It’s about to be another stressful day at work, and all you can think about is coming home and having a drink. But instead of waiting, you go ahead and take a shot before work. It calms your nerves, and…
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The Full Spectrum of Care for the Addicted

Getting Everything You Need After a weekend on vacation in the mountains, your car needs a wash. The local carwash, like many of its kind, offers services based on how thoroughly you want your car cleaned. You can get the…
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What is Substance Abuse and How Do I Find Treatment?

Is it Substance Abuse, or Not? Scenario 1: A middle-aged man walks into his favorite bar almost every week night. He sits on a stool for a couple of hours and talks comfortably with the other regulars. He always nurses…
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Fentanyl – A killer high

What is fentanyl?Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid pain reliever that is used by doctors to treat severe pain. According to CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), “It is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine.” There are two…
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Yoga for Addiction

According to a report published by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSUDH) in 2014, “An estimated 21.4 million people in the United States who were 12 years old or older battled a substance use disorder, which equates…
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