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Do I Struggle with Polysubstance Abuse?

Many people with addiction use just one drug or one type of drug. Sometimes, however, polysubstance abuse can occur. Polysubstance abuse occurs when a person uses more than one substance at the same time. There are situations where this can happen innocently, such as forgetting about taking a prescription and having a drink. Yet, for…

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How Can You Benefit from Gender-Specific Treatment?

A gender-specific addiction treatment program allows men and women to share similar life experiences in a safe environment. A growing body of evidence shows that gender-specific treatment programs provide support and empowerment while allowing men and women to speak freely in areas of anger, spousal abuse, children, family responsibilities, and other topics that tend to…

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Different Types of Support Groups in Addiction Recovery

Drug and alcohol addiction isn’t something that goes away even after you have completed therapy. You’ll find yourself battling addiction for some time. However, there is help available to you through support groups. Our team at Atlanta Detox Center in Georgia provides you with a comprehensive rehab center, offering a range of services. From a…

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Learning About Aftercare and Early Recovery

Once you complete your substance abuse treatment program, you still have opportunities to continue your recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Aftercare and early recovery resources are available through ongoing individual therapy, support groups, sober living houses, and alumni programs. You can also take advantage of online educational opportunities that include wellness programs and holistic…

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How to Avoid Relapse Triggers

Completing rehab is just the first step in your recovery from drugs and alcohol. Chances are, you will encounter people, places, or situations that trigger your addiction. To keep from drinking or retaking drugs, you will need to develop strategies for avoiding relapse triggers. You may have learned many of these strategies in your substance…

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What to Do if You Relapse During Quarantine

Isolation is a leading cause of addiction. When you feel lonely or anxious and have little accountability, you are more tempted to drink or take drugs. For this reason, relapse in GA is common with people who are stuck at home during the pandemic. If you are in recovery, you may be feeling especially vulnerable…