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The fear of detox symptoms can be one of the main things that prevent you from getting sober. Withdrawing from any substances brings with it discomfort, sickness, anxiety, and a whole host of other unpleasant symptoms. Many addicts can’t get...

Going to inpatient rehab for the first time is stressful. You likely have a lot of questions about what you are getting into. To make things a little better, we are going to tell you how you can best plan...

Rehab is only the beginning of getting sober. Maintaining sobriety requires having a solid aftercare plan. Planning for that starts while you are still in inpatient rehab. The more planning you can put into it, the better. It is important...

Many people make the mistake of thinking that prescription medication addiction isn’t possible. After all, if your doctor prescribes it, it must be safe, right? False! There are a number of drugs that are often prescribed that can be extremely...

Drinking alcohol has long been a part of society. Unfortunately, with that comes many cases of alcohol abuse. It is drawing the line between the two that is sometimes difficult. As a result, many people who need help don’t get...

When you go to rehab, you’ll encounter a lot of different things. One of those things will be different kinds of addiction therapy. It is important to avoid getting overwhelmed by all the different kinds of therapy or think it...

When it comes to addiction recovery, there are many treatment paths. Different recovery facilities offer various methods of treatment. One treatment method that you may or may not have considered is acupuncture. This is something most people think of in...

Most people aren’t exactly sure what to think when they hear the term “luxury drug rehab”. Usually, rehab is not a place that you think of as luxurious, rather you are one of the thousands of patients who go through...

The media has painted a picture of a heroin addict. Usually, they are homeless, jobless, without family and friends – huddled in a dark alley with a needle in their arm. They exist on the brink of life and death,...

If you are a family member of someone addicted to drugs or alcohol, you know what a horrible position it is to be in. Their addiction leaves you confused, anxious, heartbroken, and searching for answers. It is said that addiction...