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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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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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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…

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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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What Is Psychological Dependence?

The complexity of dealing with addiction involves more than a client’s physical need for drugs or alcohol. Psychological dependence is about how substance abuse affects your behavior and ability to function. When it comes to substance abuse treatment programs, Atlanta Detox Center prides itself on how it approaches the issue of helping clients deal with…

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Do I Need an Alcohol Detox Center?

When alcohol takes control, it can be difficult for you to see how much it affects your thoughts and actions. While those who care about you may be warning you about issues in your behavior that trouble them, it’s often easier to blow them off or find rationalizations on why you don’t need to change…