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What Are the Main Obstacles to Addiction Treatment in the US?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Needing addiction treatment does not necessarily mean that you will receive it. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), approximately 20.4 ... Read more
June 15th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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How Does Alcohol Affect Sleep Quality?

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Alcohol Treatment

If you drink alcohol, you might notice that the substance can make you drowsy. Unfortunately, this can give a false impression that alcohol is an ... Read more
June 13th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Alcohol Treatment

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Why Are 5 Million Americans Misusing Prescription Stimulants?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

When there is a discussion about misusing prescription drugs, most people think about this nation’s opioid epidemic. This is a serious and growing issue, but the ... Read more
June 11th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Parenting under the Influence: What Every Family Should Know

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

One fact that many people who struggle with drug addiction fail to realize is that their actions affect everyone around them, particularly children. A primary ... Read more
June 8th 2018
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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4 Ways to Support Children of Addicted Parents

The Recovery VillageAddiction

One of the most difficult concepts for an addict to grasp is that his or her actions with drugs and alcohol are harming other people. ... Read more
June 6th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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What Makes Rehab at The Recovery Village Different?

Jessica FredaThe Recovery Village

There’s a common misconception that rehab facilities have to be cold and distant. People looking to begin recovery are sometimes reluctant to enroll at a ... Read more
June 6th 2018
Jessica Freda
The Recovery Village

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How to Handle Post-Surgical Pain in Addiction Recovery

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

Finally breaking free from the grip of addiction may have been difficult, but the rewards of living life in recovery are virtually endless. Recovery from ... Read more
June 4th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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4 Signs That Your Addiction Is Tied to PTSD

Megan HullCo-occurring Disorders

Held every June by the National Center for PTSD, PTSD Awareness Month is an important opportunity to open up discussions about PTSD — particularly when ... Read more
June 4th 2018
Megan Hull
Co-occurring Disorders

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5 Ways to Beat the Heat and Stay Mentally Healthy With Exercise During Men’s Health Month

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

June is Men’s Health Month, an annual celebration that brings awareness to preventable health problems and encourages early detection and treatment of disease among men ... Read more
June 2nd 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village