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Addiction brings with it several challenges with far-reaching impacts on friends and family. Substance abuse is a mental health disorder, one that can interfere with good judgment and make it difficult for someone to know whether it's time to get help or not. If you have a friend or family member who is struggling with
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Self-care is an essential part of your recovery journey. Just as the treatment you receive at a rehab center is individualized, so should be your self-love.  Why is self-love in recovery important? It's an essential way to prevent relapse. It can be awkward at first, especially if you have struggled to prioritize yourself and your needs
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Statistics indicate that an average of 50 percent or more of individuals who go through some form of substance abuse treatment will face a relapse. Sometimes, it starts with a slip where someone who is recovering uses a small amount, such as a recovering alcoholic taking a sip of champagne at a wedding. But these
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If you are struggling with addiction to opioids, traditional detox and recovery may not be enough. Opioid addiction is now being successfully treated with medication-assisted treatment in outpatient rehab programs so that you can have medication to help you with your detox and your ongoing cravings. What is Medication-Assisted Treatment in Outpatient Rehab? Medication-assisted treatment in outpatient
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Completing an addiction recovery program is just one of many steps you can take toward long-term sobriety. But the recovery journey doesn’t end there. Research indicates that substance abuse relapse rates are between 40 and 60 percent, and, like other chronic illnesses, failure to follow a medical treatment plan can affect the chance of relapse. What's
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If you are considering addiction treatment, it is important to understand that outpatient programs give you the freedom to return home after your sessions, which also means they leave the responsibility of choosing what to eat up to you.  The right nutrition can improve your chances of success in recovery. Good nutrition can make it easier
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Many people remark that the holiday season is a magical time because of traditions, parties, and reunions with friends and family. And while these are wonderful aspects of the holiday season, staying sober through the holidays is much more stressful compared to the rest of the year. The Challenges of Staying Sober During the Holidays During the
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When treating an opioid addiction, there are certain medications that are used during the withdrawal phase and ongoing treatment programs. Medication management is a necessary component of opioid addiction recovery, particularly in light of how severe the cravings can be and how uncomfortable the withdrawal symptoms are. FDA-approved opioid treatment can include: Methadone Buprenorphine Naltrexone However, these medications have to
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If you or someone close to you is struggling with addiction, you might notice behavioral changes that don't seem to reverse themselves, problems with memory, and behavioral traits that might not make any sense. You or someone in your family may have tried to stop an addiction but, during the withdrawal phase, reverted. The Science Behind Addiction The
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