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Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health No Longer Kept in the Dark October 28, 2016 7:57 pm - - Leave your thoughts

It wasn’t too long ago that conversations surrounding mental and behavior health were often seen as taboo and simply wasn’t something that wasn’t discussed in public.  However, through the progression of both education and social awareness, we have now begun to address these serious issues more openly and honestly.  There are a lot of topics that come to mind when […]

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Mental Health Treatment
Five Compelling Reasons to Enroll in a Mental Health Treatment Center October 27, 2016 4:21 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Although not always prioritized, your mental health is just as important as your physical health.  Just as you would visit a doctor if your arms hurt or you had a prolonged cough, you should visit a mental health care professional if you’re experiencing grief, depression, anger, anxiety, and other similar feelings that seem out of the ordinary. However, there’s an […]

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Sub Acute Treatment
What Steps are Taken During Sub Acute Treatment? October 25, 2016 11:01 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Sub-acute rehab programs are designed to treat medical conditions that can arise during the course of a patient’s recovery.  Although they are not severe enough to warrant being admitted to a hospital, the symptoms are bad enough that medical supervision is needed, over and above what a regular rehab facility can provide.  People enter rehab at varying levels of dependency. […]

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Family Addiction Treatment
When a Loved One Has a Drug Addiction October 24, 2016 11:26 pm - - Leave your thoughts

It can be a tough situation when you believe your spouse might be suffering from a drug addiction.  At first, you might not know the best course of action to handle the situation.  Do you act as if there isn’t a noticeable problem?  Do you speak out and say something?  Do you hold an intervention?  There are many questions that […]

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Building the Right Support System October 21, 2016 5:56 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Alcohol treatment centers provide support for their patients while they are still within the program.  It is after the program ends and the patients are out on their own that their need for a positive support system is apparent.  The people they choose to include in their support system will either help them achieve their personal goals of sobriety, or […]

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Signs your addiction is out of control October 19, 2016 11:36 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Drugs don’t see color, age, or income; they only see victims.  There are numerous reasons that people may turn to drugs or alcohol whether it be to escape a traumatic event that occurred during someone’s past, succumbing to peer pressure, or even experimenting on their own free will.  Whatever the reason may be, there are services available at drug addiction […]

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What to Eat After Alcohol and Drug Rehab October 17, 2016 10:20 pm - , - Leave your thoughts

Diet may be the furthest topic from your mind during addiction recovery or in drug and alcohol rehab.  In fact, many people tend to feed into the “indulge yourself” notion.  You know, the one that says you should allow yourself life’s simple pleasures—mainly because the fight to overcome substance abuse is hard enough as it is. You survived the drug […]

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Treatment for Alcohol Addiction
Inpatient or Outpatient: What is the Best Treatment for Alcohol Rehab? October 14, 2016 6:21 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Most alcohol rehab centers use two general types of treatment programs – inpatient and outpatient.  If you want to overcome your alcohol addiction, you need to understand the differences between the two as well as their advantages and disadvantages.  This is the only way you can decide which one will best suit your needs. Differences Between Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment […]

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How 5 Holistic Approach to Dual Diagnosis Helps October 10, 2016 10:32 pm - - Leave your thoughts

A holistic approach targets the overall treatment of the person and not just on the addiction itself.  Holistic health care professionals consider the different elements of a person including the physical, emotional, spiritual, and environmental aspects and incorporate them in the treatment process.  All of these elements are addressed to clear up issues and disorder and provide wellness in a […]

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