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What Will Help Your Loved One Stay in Rehab

If you have a loved one who is struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, you're not alone. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, approximately 23.5 million people in the United States are addicted to drugs and alcohol. Research shows that professional rehab facilities offer the best [...]

2018-02-14T17:55:14+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Rehabilitation|

How Stress Can Lead to Relapse in Addicts

New research conducted by Brown University could be the key to improved methods used to treat recovering addicts.  This research has identified that region of the brain where the neural process occurs which can lead to a relapse.  Finding ways to block a crucial step in this neural process [...]

2018-02-14T18:14:54+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction|

10 Proven Habits for Staying Sober During Recovery and Beyond

Getting sober is hard. Each person's journey out of addiction is unique. Choosing not to take another drink or use drugs one more time happens in moments, some of which are tougher than others. The following ten proven habits can ease the transition into staying sober during your initial recovery [...]

2018-01-30T01:36:32+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction|

Addiction: Four Things Family Members Need to Know

Addiction affects families, not just addicts and alcoholics. As a family member of an addicted person, you are faced with a host of unpleasant situations and emotions. Here are four things to remember. You are not the reason that your loved one abuses substances, regardless of how much the addict [...]

2018-01-30T01:37:54+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Addiction|

4 Major Health Benefits of Giving Up Alcohol in 2018

Thought it can be a challenge to quit, giving up alcohol can do wonders for your mind and body. Here's a list of 4 major health benefits from cutting the booze. What's it really like to give up alcohol? In a 2012 interview, Bradley Cooper said he became sober at 29 years [...]

2018-01-30T01:39:06+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Alcohol Addiction|

What You Should Know About Heroin Withdrawal

Heroin is an incredibly addictive and potent drug that many people struggle with throughout the United States and elsewhere in the world. This illegal drug also causes large numbers of overdoses every year, many of which are fatal. Many overdoses occur in people addicted to heroin who have tried unsuccessfully [...]

2018-01-30T01:40:27+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Detox, Recovery|

Why Swimming is Beneficial During Addiction Recovery

Many addiction recovery and rehab centers have a fitness center, gym and swimming pool so clients can get plenty of exercise. Swimming has some particular advantages because it can be done at a pace suitable for someone who needs time to rebuild physical strength and stamina. Exercise During Recovery Regaining [...]

2018-01-30T01:43:32+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Understanding Addiction and What it Takes to Recover

Are you lost in addiction to a substance or harmful behavior?  It can be a lonely place.  Few understand.  How can they?  Sometimes, addicts, themselves, don't understand their behavior any better than anybody else.  There is no valid reason for doing some of the things an addict does.  There is no logic for continually making decisions [...]

2018-01-30T01:46:13+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Addiction|

Recovery Center in Florida | Effects of Heroin

Heroin has become increasingly more popular over the years as the opioid epidemic has continued to grow. Most people that find themselves using heroin actually started with painkillers. Many people who are/were addicted to painkillers switched to heroin because it is cheaper and easier to get while having the same [...]

2017-12-29T21:07:23+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Information|