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What Are Drug Courts and How Do They Work?

Not only do millions of Americans spend time incarcerated due to drug offenses, a high proportion of violent crimes involve the use of alcohol or ... Read more
December 12th 2018
The Recovery Village
Rehab

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How Do I Help Someone Struggling With Drug Addiction?

Helping a loved one struggling with drug or alcohol addiction is often a long and heartbreaking journey. At times, it can be so overwhelming that ... Read more
December 12th 2018
Christina Bockisch
Substance Abuse

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Is Drug Addiction a Disease or Choice?

Is Drug Addiction a Disease or Choice?

For centuries, addiction to alcohol and drugs has been seen as a moral failing. The person addicted was viewed as lacking in willpower. But while ... Read more
December 12th 2018
Jessie Gould
Alcohol Treatment, Substance Abuse

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Does Drug Rehab Work? See Success Rates and Statistics

If you’re thinking about recovery or have already begun your journey to sobriety, you’ve probably heard some scary statistics about inpatient treatment, residential treatment, detox, ... Read more
December 12th 2018
Liz Lazzara
Rehab

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Sobriety Is Not Boring: 10 Reasons Why I Love Living Sober

Most people find sobriety terrifying. That’s because they have no idea what to expect or they believe the countless misconceptions that plague the media and ... Read more
December 12th 2018
The Recovery Village
Hope, Recovery, Sober Living

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What You Need to Know About Delirium Tremens (DTs) and Alcohol Withdrawal

Withdrawing from alcohol is an uncomfortable process, and even dangerous for some. Sometimes, among the withdrawal symptoms of shaky hands, sweating, nausea, vomiting and insomnia, ... Read more
December 12th 2018
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Alcohol Treatment, Medical Detox, Recovery, Withdrawal

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5 Benefits of Cultivating Gratitude in Addiction Recovery

When you enter recovery, you leave behind many of the adverse effects and consequences of addiction. Now that the holidays are here, it is a ... Read more
December 6th 2018
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village

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Surgeon General Still Not Sold On Safe Injection Sites

The opioid epidemic in the United States has reached critical mass, and some cities are considering taking matters into their own hands with programs such ... Read more
December 6th 2018
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village

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Exploring the Connection Between Athletes and Addiction

Professional athletes seamlessly handle a variety of pressures. Some athletes believe that they are immune to the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. These players ... Read more
December 6th 2018
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village

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4 Ways Addiction Impacts Sexual Health

Sex and drugs is a hot topic in popular culture, but this combination can pose serious risks to your health. When sex and drug or ... Read more
November 29th 2018
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village