a woman convinces her loved one into heroin addiction treatment

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…

family therapy is a great way to mend family relationships

How Family Therapy Can Mend Relationships

Addiction is a serious issue that impacts not only the individual suffering from addiction but also their family members, friends, and colleagues. This is one of the reasons why developing a substance abuse, or addiction issue can be so devastating. There is a lot of collateral damage to loved ones. Therefore, when developing a complete…

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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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What Is CBT?

Mental health is among the most significant problems facing the medical system today. There are numerous treatment options available for mental health issues. One main option is cognitive-behavioral therapy, which is also known as CBT. If you are looking for a cognitive-behavioral therapy program, you might be wondering what this type of treatment is. So,…

gender specific treatment includes men's detox center and women's detox center

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…

a man learns about opioid addiction treatment

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…