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Florida Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Receives Joint ...
Florida Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Receives Joint ...

Chapters Capistrano Embraces Progress in Addiction Recovery, Offers Flexible ...
Chapters Capistrano Embraces Progress in Addiction Recovery, Offers Flexible ...

Overdose deaths aren't just an addiction problem
This legislation, already in place in 48 states, will improve physician prescribing practices of addictive medication, reduce doctor shopping and diversion, and provide training for health care professionals in prevention and in referral to addiction ...

Prison Ministry Releases Resources on Addiction
Over fifteen years of prison ministry have revealed to Dr. Schuringa the need for a practical approach to addiction recovery. Many prisoners do not have access to recovery programs, and since contraband drugs and alcohol are often readily available in ...

Watauga, TX Helpline Can Offer Recovery Hope for Troubled Teens
A new helpline in Watauga, TX was established for troubled adolescents who need guidance and support when it comes to finding reliable addiction recovery. LIGHTNING RELEASES (7/20/2014) – There are plenty of adolescents in Watauga, TX who don't ...

Methadone: Curse or cure for heroin addiction?
Now, Carla Markell is evaluating addiction treatment services provided in Delaware, working with Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf and several state lawmakers – Margaret Rose Henry, Bethany Hall Long, Helene ...

New Cleburne, TX Helpline Aimed at Assisting Teenagers with Addiction Recovery
Adolescents who struggle with substance abuse should contact a new helpline for troubled teens in Cleburne, TX. LIGHTNING RELEASES (7/19/2014) – For many teenagers in Cleburne, TX, using drugs and alcohol is a daily routine. Thankfully there is a new ...

Helpline Aims to Assist Adolescents in Leander, TX with Addiction Recovery
A new helpline for troubled teens in Leander, TX is dedicated to helping them find reliable drug and alcohol recovery assistance. LIGHTNING RELEASES (7/19/2014) – There are many people all over the country who struggle with addiction, but thankfully ...

Do I Have to Stop Taking My ADHD Medication During Rehab?
Given the close link between ADHD and addiction, treatment of ADHD during drug rehab requires first intervening in ways that will not create more problems than they treat. Very few people with ADHD will get addicted to their medication. But they are ...

Rep. Marcia Fudge announces legislation to expand addiction treatment
Marcia Fudge.jpg View full sizeU.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge speaks in Cleveland Friday about legislation that would expand community-based treatment options for addicts.Brandon Blackwell, Northeast Ohio Media Group. CLEVELAND, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Marcia ...

A long recovery
Sills said he subscribes to the "Four Pillars for Addiction Recovery." This involves treatment that weans patients from opiates, often including Suboxone, which takes away cravings. In addition, patients undergo behavioral therapy, a 12-step program ...

TC Addiction Treatment Services Expands Into New Building, Double Clients
A northern Michigan community now has a resource center to help recovering addicts, and it's not like any other in the state. Addiction Treatment Services, Traverse City, is expanding their services into a new building after doubling the number of ...


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5 Benefits of Inpatient Vs. Outpatient Rehabilitation

Drug and alcohol addiction is something that few people can overcome on their own. Even with help the process is difficult. And if you remain in the environment that fostered your addictive behavior and continue spending time with other addicts, your chances for successful rehabilitation decrease significantly. This is the main reason why inpatient rehabilitation facilities exist. And while... [Continue Reading]

How to Shorten Recovery Time After Hip or Knee Surgery

Hip or knee surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures. In fact, if you are an athlete, senior or anyone that has spent a lifetime working on their feet or doing any strenuous activity, your doctor may have mentioned these types of surgeries. But while these types of surgery are common, the recovery time can be long and painful. Most of the time, you are required to stay off your... [Continue Reading]

5 Ways to Speed Up Recovery After Back Surgery

If you’ve ever experienced back pain before, you know how debilitating it can be. And sometimes, when the pain will not go away or there is an underlying cause in our spine or muscles, our doctors will recommend that we have surgery so that the issue can be corrected. And while the surgery will ultimately help your back to feel better, there is a recovery time that we’ll need to... [Continue Reading]

Awareness and Addiction: Can You Overcome Your Alcoholism Gene?

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, "Research shows that genes are responsible for about half of the risk for alcoholism." While alcoholism often seems to run in families, there are other factors that may lead someone to become an alcoholic--like environmental factors. While genetics may predispose someone for alcoholism, they aren't responsible for the whole... [Continue Reading]

Benefits of Becoming a Nurse for a Drug Rehabilitation Center

Becoming a nurse can be an incredibly beneficial career – a career that is both challenging and rewarding. When it comes to working as a nurse in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center, the challenges and rewards can be much more plentiful. As a nurse working in this capacity, it will be your job to work closely with patients whose addictions have led them down paths that are... [Continue Reading]

Things to Do While you're Young for Peace of Mind Later in Life

The time to start thinking about your future is when you're in your twenties and early thirties, not when you’re already just a few years away from retirement. By planning ahead and taking certain steps, you'll find yourself looking forward to the time when you no longer have to work for a living, rather than stressing about whether or not you have managed to save enough money. You will... [Continue Reading]

5 Benefits of Medical Detox for Alcohol Withdrawal

Millions of people are affected by alcoholism, which is characterized as a dependence on alcohol. Many of these people who are addicted to alcohol cannot go even a few hours without having a drink. Not only can alcohol abuse be emotionally habitual to self medicate past traumas, but overtime, it can also become physically addictive, which can make it incredibly hard to combat. With a physical... [Continue Reading]

The Most Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Although it is legal for those over the age of twenty-one, alcohol is a dangerous drug that causes serious issues for millions of Americans. Alcohol abuse is one of the leading causes of car accidents and violent assaults, and is frequently at the heart of devastating personal issues. If you struggle with alcohol abuse you could lose your job, your family and perhaps even your life. The road... [Continue Reading]

How can dogs help fight addiction

Dogs have been used professionally for their therapeutic qualities for several years. Programmes which see dogs being taken to old people’s homes and children’s wards are now common place, but more recently their therapeutic powers have been extended to those battling the disease of drug and alcohol addiction. Although there is still much research that needs to be conducted within... [Continue Reading]

Top 5 Relapse Prevention Tips

Drug addiction and alcoholism are two one of the world’s most prevalent diseases. The statistics are frightening: over 10 million children live with a parent who is addicted to narcotics or drinks in excess, the number of deaths as a result of drug and alcohol dependence has risen by almost 540 perfect since the mid 1980s, and abuse of these substances has cost employers over 150 billion... [Continue Reading]


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