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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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Does Canine Therapy Really Work as Addiction Treatment?

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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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Can You Outrun Addiction?

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It is common knowledge that exercise is good for you, but you may not realize that exercise is also beneficial in addiction recovery. This is ... Read more
June 18th 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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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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How to Keep Stress from Hijacking Your Recovery

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Stress may be a normal part of life, but it can be particularly troublesome and even dangerous in recovery. Financial and health concerns, as well ... Read more
May 9th 2018
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6 Proven Benefits of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

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When you are using drugs and alcohol to excess, your body and mind both take a real beating. Addiction changes your body chemistry, and once ... Read more
May 4th 2018
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5 Reasons Willpower Is Not Enough to Overcome Addiction

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You may think that you have a pretty strong will, which is probably one of the reasons you are frustrated that it is not working ... Read more
April 4th 2018
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10 Ways to Manage Pain without Opioids

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The over-prescription of opioid painkillers such as Hydrocodone and OxyContin is one of the main causes of the current addiction epidemic in this country. According to ... Read more
March 12th 2018
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6 Tips for Handling the Early Stages of Addiction Recovery as a Family

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Family is not defined as strictly as it was half a century ago. Although the traditional “nuclear family” is not necessarily the norm today, that ... Read more
February 5th 2018
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Addiction