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Do Men and Women See Addiction and Mental Illness Differently?

Devin GoldenInside Addiction, The Recovery Village

Males and females have naturally different genetic makeups. As men and women typically experience the world differently, they sometimes see the world in stark contrast ... Read more
June 11th 2018
Devin Golden
Inside Addiction, The Recovery Village

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Should You Keep in Contact With Your Loved One in Rehab?

Devin GoldenInside Addiction, The Recovery Village

Undergoing drug and alcohol rehabilitation can be an extremely delicate time for people and their families. In many cases, those struggling with addiction have misused ... Read more
June 8th 2018
Devin Golden
Inside Addiction, The Recovery Village

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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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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

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How to Celebrate Pride Soberly

Becky GreinerThe Recovery Village

While there are multiple LGBTQ+ holidays celebrated throughout the year, the month of June is designated as Gay Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots ... Read more
June 1st 2018
Becky Greiner
The Recovery Village

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How Accreditation Defines Effective Rehab Facilities

Jessica FredaInside Addiction, The Recovery Village

Finding the right drug and alcohol treatment facility can be overwhelming. Each center offers differing levels of care, and substance use and co-occurring disorder treatment ... Read more
May 31st 2018
Jessica Freda
Inside Addiction, The Recovery Village

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The Unresolved Reality of Puerto Rico’s Drug Crisis

Devin GoldenInside Addiction, The Recovery Village

Since Hurricane Maria pummeled the Caribbean in 2017, the island of Puerto Rico has been dealing with destroyed buildings, electrical outages and a lack of ... Read more
May 29th 2018
Devin Golden
Inside Addiction, The Recovery Village

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Why Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment Is Crucial to Recovery

Jessica FredaInside Addiction, The Recovery Village

Most medical professionals agree that drug addiction stems from an imbalanced chemical makeup in the brain. Most also believe the same about mental illnesses. Recognizing ... Read more
May 24th 2018
Jessica Freda
Inside Addiction, The Recovery Village

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Top Regions of the United States Hit Hardest by Drug Overdoses

Devin GoldenInside Addiction, The Recovery Village

In 2017, when the president of the United States addressed the issue of drug addiction in the country — specifically the country’s dependence on opioids ... Read more
May 22nd 2018
Devin Golden
Inside Addiction, The Recovery Village

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Using Self-Care to Curb Addiction and Mental Illness

Megan HullThe Recovery Village

It’s no secret that mental health and addiction are growing problems in the United States. According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, approximately 43.8 ... Read more
May 14th 2018
Megan Hull
The Recovery Village