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Addiction Rehab for Healthcare Professionals: Why it’s in Demand

Addiction Rehab for Healthcare Professionals: Why it’s in Demand

Addiction is a very ruthless condition that affects those of all race, color, religion, and other demographics.  One of the worst parts of this is the fact that even those medical and healthcare professionals that can help people to overcome addiction are not themselves immune to it.  And while this may be true, healthcare professionals […]

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Are Gender Specific Rehabs More Successful Than Traditional Rehabs

Are Gender Specific Rehabs More Successful Than Traditional Rehabs

Treatment and recovery can both be extremely personal things. Each person may require different things or different types of treatment for them to have the best chance at long-term sobriety. This can also vary between genders as well. Depending on the person, they may have more success in attending treatment or recovery groups that are […]

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5 Ways to Cope with the Emotional Side Effects of Detox

5 Ways to Cope with the Emotional Side Effects of Detox

While overcoming addiction can be one of the best things a person can do, the reality is that it can also be a difficult process at times.  One particular period that can oftentimes be very arduous is the initial detox.  During detox, a person can go through a range of difficulties, one of which is […]

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How Rehab Prepares Addicts to Re-Enter the Workforce

How Rehab Prepares Addicts to Re-Enter the Workforce

Recovery is not purely about abstaining from the substance that a person was once addicted to.  It is also about rebuilding, and transitioning back into living a sober, fulfilling and productive lifestyle.  This can encompass a great many things outside simply getting off of a substance. When addiction begins to affect a person’s day to […]

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Addiction Can be Stopped With the Right Rehab

Addiction Can be Stopped With the Right Rehab

The biggest decision that a drug abuser or alcoholic can make is that they need to get their life turned around. Their second biggest decision is enrolling in the right rehabilitation program. The first decision might be simple. The second decision might be the most important one because they can begin a lifetime of living […]

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Why Addiction Occurs Among Medical Professionals

Why Addiction Occurs Among Medical Professionals

Drug addiction is an epidemic that goes through a cross section of the population. One would think that people who are medical professionals would be the least likely to become addicted to substances because they see firsthand, every day, in hospital emergency rooms and clinics how drug abuse can ruin the lives of individuals and their […]

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Heroin In Pop Culture

Heroin In Pop Culture

Television, movies, and other aspects of pop culture all have discussed and disseminated drugs, including heroin in a variety of ways ever since the drug first started being used. Sometimes they glamorize it, and sometimes these movies, tv shows, books and other aspects of pop culture are meant as a warning against it. Heroin in […]

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Meth Addiction

Meth Addiction

Meth remains one of the most addictive and dangerous drugs in the world with the National Institute on Drug Abuse now claiming that over 1 million Americans use this drug regularly. Meth addictions span all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds with millions dealing with the direct and indirect effects of this drug daily. While these […]

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