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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…

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Top 5 Things People Don’t Understand About Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drug addiction can take over your life before you even realize you are getting addicted. At Atlanta Detox Center, we understand the importance of getting prescription drug addiction treatment when you are trying to break free from prescription drugs. The difficulty you have trying to detox from prescription pain medication will depend on how…