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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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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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What to Expect in Opioid Addiction Treatment

Countless people suffer from opioid addiction across the country. During the past few years, an opioid crisis has developed. Even though opioids are commonly prescribed to treat chronic pain, they are also incredibly addictive, leading to a wide variety of addiction issues. If you are interested in an opioid addiction treatment program, what should you…

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4 Benefits of Residential Addiction Treatment

People dealing with alcoholism often benefit more when they enroll in a residential addiction treatment center versus getting help in an outpatient setting. It allows them to get the kind of in-depth help needed to address different aspects of their addiction. Atlanta Detox Center offers clients the chance to get help for long-standing substance abuse…

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Do I Need a Residential Addiction Treatment Program?

If you find yourself struggling with drugs or alcohol, you may need help from a residential addiction treatment program. Atlanta Detox Center provides a full continuum of care for people having trouble breaking free of their addictive behaviors. Even if you’ve tried and failed before at your efforts at getting clean, there’s still reason to…

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The Importance of Women’s Health Month

If you’re a woman struggling with addiction, National Women’s Health Month is an excellent time to put the spotlight on your issues. Many women get so caught up in their pursuit of a substance of choice that they neglect their own self-care. It’s time to put your health first by considering enrolling in a women’s…

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The Importance of Stress Management for Addiction Recovery

During addiction treatment or recovery, a person is likely to experience times of high stress. With or without addiction, most people deal with stress of some type at various times of their lives. When people with addiction lack proper stress management skills, they may be at a higher risk of developing complications, including relapse. At…

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Why Have a Relapse Prevention Plan?

During addiction treatment, the goal is to help someone stop using drugs and to remain drug-free for the long term. However, many people relapse, meaning they start using their drug of choice again. Investing in relapse prevention during addiction recovery can help to minimize that risk. Everything taught and developed during this type of plan…

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How Can Stress Awareness Benefit Your Recovery?

Stress Awareness Month is the ideal time to think about your own stress management skills. Every April since 1992, this month has been dedicated to bringing awareness to stress and the development of coping mechanisms. Stress is a part of life for many people. Yet, it is often a compounding factor of complications for those…