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

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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
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Why Are 5 Million Americans Misusing Prescription Stimulants?

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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
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4 Ways to Support Children of Addicted Parents

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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
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How to Handle Post-Surgical Pain in Addiction Recovery

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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
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Why Do Some Drug Rehabs Offer Art Therapy?

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“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” –Aristotle Healing through the arts is not a ... Read more
May 30th 2018
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Why Do People Have Food Cravings in Drug Rehab?

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You may not have had the healthiest lifestyle when you were drinking or using drugs, giving way to the thought that pretty much anything is ... Read more
May 29th 2018
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Rehab Realities: Is Boredom Your Biggest Enemy?

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Boredom is a common complaint among the newly sober. This is interesting because it is also a sense of boredom that leads many to begin ... Read more
May 28th 2018
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What is the Johnson Model of Intervention?

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If someone in your life is unable to stop drinking or using drugs, you are probably in a lot of pain. Addiction is a cunning ... Read more
May 23rd 2018
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Proposed New Payment Model May Encourage More Docs to Treat Addiction

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If you or any of your loved ones struggle with an opioid use disorder, you may find that certified addiction treatment solutions in your area ... Read more
May 21st 2018
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Should Therapy in Rehab Include Anger Management?

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Have you ever drunk alcohol or used drugs because you were upset or angry at someone or some aspect of your life? Problems stemming from ... Read more
May 18th 2018
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