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Does Prescription Drug Addiction Require Detox to Overcome?

Detox is the first stage of most prescription drug addiction treatment programs, but how important is it? It’s a fair question for anyone considering prescription drug treatment to ask. Prescription drug addiction treatment at Atlanta Detox Center is just one of the options people have for their recovery journeys. If you or someone you care…

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Breaking the Cycle of Opiate Addiction

Drug use can be recreational or therapeutic. Addiction, however, is a cycle, especially when it comes to opiate use. That cycle can lead to chronic relapse unless you break it. An opiate addiction treatment program will not only help stop drug use but, hopefully, will break the cycle that puts recovery at risk. Our Atlanta…

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Different Therapies Used to Treat Addiction

Addiction is a complex disease, so it makes sense that there are different approaches to treating it. Addiction treatment therapies can range from behavioral counseling to detox to relapse prevention, depending on your choice of drug and alcohol treatment center. At Atlanta Detox Center, our range of addiction treatment therapies is crucial to the recovery…

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Helping a Loved One Through Heroin Addiction

It is easy to feel helpless when someone you love has a heroin addiction. Opioids like heroin are highly addictive, and recovery is challenging. Although this person will need a heroin addiction treatment program, there are still ways the people who love them can help. It starts with educating yourself about heroin addiction treatment. The…

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Physical Effects of Medical Detox on Your Body

People sometimes misunderstand the need for medical care to treat substance abuse. Addiction is a chronic illness that affects the brain, nervous system, and vital organs. It requires medical intervention, just like any chronic disease. The first stage is treatment at a medical detox center. The medical detox center at Atlanta Detox Center provides comprehensive treatment for…

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How to Have Success in an Addiction Treatment Program

The first step towards your success in substance abuse treatment programs is just choosing to go. Understanding that they offer the best hope of recovery is critical. At Atlanta Detox Center, our substance abuse treatment programs set people up for genuine, long-term recovery. If you or a loved one may benefit from an addiction treatment…

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How Individual Therapy Can Aid Recovery

Countless people across the country suffer from substance abuse and addiction issues. It can be challenging for people to figure out exactly how they can distance themselves from addiction and embrace recovery. In some situations, an individual therapy program can play a key role in the recovery process. At Atlanta Detox Center, individual therapy is…

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Symptoms of Prescription Drug Addiction in a Loved One

Unfortunately, addiction is one of the most pressing issues facing the modern healthcare system today. While many people may think about alcohol and recreational drugs as potentially addictive substances, prescription drugs can be just as dangerous. If you are worried that someone you know may require prescription drug addiction treatment, you may be wondering about…

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What Is Gender-Specific Treatment?

Mental health disorders are among the most pressing issues facing the healthcare system today. Because there has been a lot of research done in this field recently, treatment has become more specialized. That has given rise to something known as gender-specific treatment. Now, there are options available, including men’s detox centers, women’s detox centers, and…