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Can Unsupervised Alcohol Detox Become Deadly?

If you or someone you know is dealing with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, you understand how severe this can be. Because alcohol is legal, many people believe that alcohol addiction is not as bad. Unfortunately, going through alcohol withdrawal can be severe. Therefore, it is a good idea for everyone to avoid unsupervised…

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Convincing a Friend to Enter Alcohol Detox

Mental health, substance abuse, and addiction issues should be taken seriously. Unfortunately, countless people all over the world deal with these issues on their own every day. One of the major challenges of addiction is that this impacts not only the individual but also their family and friends. You may have a friend who has…

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The Dangers of Holiday Drinking on Cinco de Mayo

While Cinco de Mayo officially represents a victory by the Mexican army over the French back in 1862, it’s more well-known among many as a drinking holiday. This holiday can be challenging to manage for people dealing with an alcohol dependency or alcohol use disorder. There’s always the potential for you to end up in…

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What Are the 3 Stages of Alcoholism?

There are 3 stages of alcoholism: early, middle, and end stages. If you are showing signs of alcoholism, as time passes, you become more dependent on alcohol and have a more challenging time quitting. Without a qualified alcohol detox program, it becomes nearly impossible to put down the alcohol for good. At Atlanta Detox Center…

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How Dangerous Is Social Drinking on Holidays?

Americans consume copious amounts of drinks on St. Patrick’s Day. A recent survey from American Addiction Centers puts the celebration of all things Irish third behind Mardi Gras and New Year’s Eve among the booziest U.S. holidays. If you feel that binge drinking is a problem on holidays or any other day, the Atlanta Detox Center in…

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What To Do When Staying Sober Feels Hard

You’ve finally decided to change your life, but you still can’t erase the fact that staying sober feels hard. Everyone who is in their recovery journey fears relapsing. Thankfully, if you live in Georgia, there are many effective methods available that can help you remain sober after your time at Atlanta Detox Center. Serve Others…

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5 Myths About Addiction

Myths about addiction may be hindering you from getting help for substance abuse. If so, you may want to dig a little deeper to explore the facts about substance abuse and addiction treatment therapies’ effectiveness. Addiction myths are often a product of culture, which has a way of bringing credibility to half-truths or outright lies.…