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Are You Overlooking a Good Way to Get Addiction Treatment?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Most people who have a substance use disorder manage to still hold down a job, at least for a time. According to the National Safety ... Read more
July 25th 2018
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Addiction

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6 Great Reasons to Stop Smoking in Rehab

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Cigarette smoking and substance abuse often go hand in hand. While a majority of people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol also smoke cigarettes, ... Read more
July 24th 2018
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Addiction

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Does Going to Rehab Mean Losing Your Child?

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If you are hesitating to get addiction treatment because you have children at home, this choice could cost you the one thing that you would ... Read more
July 23rd 2018
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Addiction, Recovery

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Opioid Addiction Treatment: ERs on the Frontlines

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Rehab

When a person has an opioid use disorder, he or she might end up in the emergency room for a variety of reasons. If abusing ... Read more
July 13th 2018
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Addiction, Rehab

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What Is Motivational Interviewing and How Does It Work?

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Not everyone walks into an addiction treatment center ready to make a change. This is completely understandable since alcohol and drugs can take so much ... Read more
July 11th 2018
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Addiction, Rehab

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Defeating Gambling Addiction despite Legalized Sports Betting

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In May, the Supreme Court opened the door to legalized sports betting nationwide when it ruled by a vote of 6-3 to strike down a ... Read more
July 4th 2018
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Addiction

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“Prescription Nation” 2018, Part Two: Recommendations to Win the Opioid Fight

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The National Safety Council just released a report titled “Prescription Nation 2018” that reviews the progress U.S. states have made in fighting this nation’s opioid ... Read more
July 2nd 2018
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Substance Abuse

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7 Use Cases for Telemedicine in Addiction Treatment

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Alcohol abuse results in 3.3 million deaths each year around the world. Opioid overdoses are now one of the leading causes of accidental death in ... Read more
June 25th 2018
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Addiction

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PTSD and Addiction: How to Heal the Wounds You Cannot See

The Recovery VillageAddiction

People who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often abuse drugs or alcohol as a form of self-medication. This emotionally debilitating disorder can lead to ... Read more
June 22nd 2018
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Addiction

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Does Canine Therapy Really Work as Addiction Treatment?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Service animals are playing an increasing role in the daily lives of many people, but they are also being used as an effective addiction treatment. ... Read more
June 20th 2018
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Addiction