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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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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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What Do You Learn in a Men’s Rehab Program?

A men’s rehab program is a gender-specific treatment center. It’s designed to meet the unique needs of men during the detox and addiction recovery process. At Atlanta Detox Center, we offer a comprehensive recovery center for men in Georgia who are ready to heal from addiction. You’ll learn a great deal here, including what you…

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How to Set Realistic Goals for the New Year

Many people set New Year’s goals. They make these investments with true expectations of being able to meet them. Yet, resolutions for those who are working towards sobriety can be a bit overwhelming. You can make them, but when you do, it is essential to choose goals you can maintain and actually achieve. Our team…

woman who is craving sugar after quitting alcohol

Craving Sugar After You Quit Alcohol?

When someone quits drinking alcohol, they may expect to feel intense cravings or discomfort. However, people are usually surprised when they are hit with strong sugar cravings. On the surface, the connection between sugar and alcohol may seem weird. At Atlanta Detox Center, we know that understanding what sugar addiction is and how it is…