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How to Prepare for Inpatient Detox Treatment

Finding the right addiction recovery program isn’t always easy. It can be challenging to understand and weigh treatment options, costs, and the time you really need for recovery. Making the right choice for you and your loved ones is essential. When it comes to types of recovery programs, inpatient or residential addiction treatment provides the…

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How Long Does Medical Detox Take?

Alcohol and drug addiction affect people in different communities across the country. Unfortunately, there are many stigmas around addiction and recovery that prevent people from seeking help. Many people try to detox from drugs or alcohol at home. This “cold turkey” approach often leads to relapse, other drug use, and overdose. Medical detox is the…

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What to Expect from Benzo Detox

  Benzodiazepines, more commonly known as benzos, are a commonly prescribed class of prescription drugs. Doctors across the country prescribe benzos to people from all walks of life every day. Generally, benzos are designed for short-term anxiety relief or insomnia. Sometimes, benzos treat other conditions too. Because of their calming effect and ability to treat…

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Finding an Addiction Treatment Program for Women

Drug and alcohol addiction affects men and women from all walks of life, and everyone’s experience with addiction is different. For many people today, single-gender rehab can provide a safe, nurturing environment for recovery. Rehab centers across the country now provide comprehensive programs just for men or women. There are many aspects of a women’s…

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How to Prepare for Residential Addiction Treatment

For some people, deciding to start addiction treatment can be overwhelming. Preparing for residential rehab and knowing what to expect can be just as daunting. People from all walks of life begin inpatient treatment programs across the country every day. Anxiety and fear before entering rehab are normal. However, there are some ways to help…

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Why Is Group Therapy Beneficial?

Living with addiction can be lonely and isolating. Many people may have trouble connecting with family or friends during addiction recovery. Or, they may be living in strained or suffering relationships. For some people, it may be difficult to find people in their lives who support a sober lifestyle. Others may not know how to…

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Love Yourself with Individual Therapy

Individual therapy used to have a stigma attached. Fortunately, individual therapy is seen today as a form of self-care. Individual therapy helps people from all walks of life heal emotional wounds every day. From overcoming childhood trauma and addiction triggers to managing daily stress and emotions, individual therapy offers many benefits. If you or someone…

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Can Group Therapy Help My Relationships?

Addiction recovery can be lonely and isolating. Many people experiencing addiction may feel that no one understands their experience. Their relationships with friends and loved ones are likely strained or worse. Unfortunately, addiction affects everyone in a user’s life. Without the proper tools and support, it can be challenging to rebuild relationships affected by addiction.…

3 Signs You’re Addicted to Cocaine

Cocaine is a common stimulant often considered a party drug. Derived from the leaves of the South American cocoa plant, cocaine gives users feelings of intense happiness. Commonly found in a white powder, cocaine is smoked, snorted, or injected. Some people may use cocaine infrequently in social situations. Because of its euphoric effects, the drug…

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Benefits of a Men’s Detox Center

Addiction affects people from all walks of life. Addiction affects both men and women every day across the country. While addiction is not gendered, many find greater treatment support from single-gender detox centers. Both men and women find themselves at greater ease when detoxing with their own gender. For many men, a men’s-only addiction treatment…