How Psychotherapy Works in Addiction Treatment

Understanding yourself is a process that can end up taking an entire lifetime to complete. However, for those whose lives are endangered due to chemical dependence, it becomes a priority to get to an understanding with the causes and complications behind the addict. Psychotherapy has long been used to get a better understanding of people,…

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How Painkillers Led to Widespread Heroin Addiction

Poorly Regulated and Misunderstood In some way or another, nearly everyone has heard about the “opioid epidemic” and how it has been plaguing our nation over the last decade. However, although it is often portrayed as individuals abusing their painkillers, the widespread addiction actually has roots in issues that actually places the blame squarely where…

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Residential Detox Helps Quit the Most Addictive Drugs

Detox and Quitting Addictive Drugs Although people might like to say that nicotine is far more addictive than most of the drugs that are also considered addictive, that claim does not seem to be quite right. It would probably be more accurate to say that nicotine has a stronger chemical addiction whereas drugs and pharmaceuticals…

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Customized Rehab and Getting the Help You Need

Every Addiction is Different If you have spent much time looking around our blog or our site as a whole, you have probably seen it mentioned over and over again about how each drug or alcohol addiction is different. However, what we don’t outright address nearly as often is that the rehab services received at…

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What to Expect During Oxycodone Detox

With the so-called “opioid epidemic” showing no signs of really slowing down any time soon, many people who are addicted to opioids are looking for a way to detox safely and minimize the symptoms of withdrawal from oxycodone. However, because of those withdrawal symptoms and the goal of lessening them, detox at a rehab center…

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Myths About Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol Use Disorder is Highly Misunderstood Although it is the most widely used inebriating substance on the planet, there are still a large number of myths surrounding alcohol abuse and alcoholism. In this article we will be looking at the more prevalent of those myths, and we will set the record straight.   Alcohol Myths…

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