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Finding an Opioid Addiction Treatment Center in Atlanta

People from all walks of life use opioids here in Atlanta and around the country. Americans are currently living through an opiate and opioid crisis. While many people worry about the dangers of heroin and fentanyl, prescription opioids are equally addictive and often lead to the use of illegal opioids when people’s prescriptions run out.…

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Depression and Addiction: Effective Behavioral Health Treatment Programs

What Is Depression? Depression is a common, treatable, mental health condition that affects 16.2 million Americans annually. Regardless of the large number of people affected, depression remains vastly misunderstood, ignored, and stigmatized. Depressive symptoms cause those affected to feel: Extreme sadness Hopelessness Helplessness Insomnia Depressive episodes have symptoms that can last from a few weeks…

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Types of Treatment for Painkiller Addiction

When painkillers are used appropriately, they can bring many benefits to managing and reducing pain. However, these medications also bring an increased risk of addiction and abuse. This is why painkiller addiction treatment programs are essential for those struggling with opioid addiction. At Atlanta Detox Center, our painkiller addiction treatment program gives people the perfect…

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What to Look for in a Meth Addiction Rehab Facility

Commonly known as meth, methamphetamines are highly addictive. People from all walks of life across the United States struggle with meth addiction. Unfortunately, meth is so addictive people can develop dependency after a single use. Meth addiction rehab at an addiction treatment center is the safest and healthiest way to recover from meth addiction. If…

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Am I Addicted to Xanax?

Daily stress, societal pressure, family life, and sudden trauma affect a person’s well-being. Prolonged stress can cause anxiety, insomnia, and other health problems. Because of these stressors, people around the United States take Xanax every day. A common benzodiazepine, Xanax, is prescribed by doctors for short-term anxiety, depression, and panic disorders. Doctors across the country…

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Surviving the Family Holiday Gathering

The holidays are stressful. Holidays place strain on relationships and bring up childhood memories. Family gatherings can be joyful, and they can create even more stress. Whether or not someone is in recovery, family dinners, parties, and holiday gatherings can trigger unresolved trauma, addiction, and self-destructive behaviors. While some try to avoid these triggers by…

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Hosting a Sober Holiday Gathering

The holidays are often celebrated with the toasts and cheers of alcoholic drinks at family or office parties. This can be a challenging time for people who suffer from alcohol use disorder and substance addiction in Georgia and elsewhere. You, a family member, or a friend may be in their recovery process during this special…