How to Prepare for Drug Treatment

The decision to enter rehab for treatment is the first step in kicking addiction. The success of treatment is often dependent on the level of preparation that occurs before the individual actually enters a treatment facility.  As such, preparation is of some importance for this phase of recovery. In most instances, the preparation steps for treatment commences with the loved ones[...] Read More

What to Expect from Drug Rehab Treatment Center

Professional drug treatment has the potential to completely change the trajectory of an addicted person’s life. This is the general consensus from addiction experts, researchers, and addicts. Sobriety stories also extol the life-saving benefits of professional intervention and specialized care. Mostly after failed attempts with the do-it-yourself approach. Still, not knowing what to expect from drug rehab is a common deterrent[...] Read More

How to tell if your loved One is Battling Drug Addiction

Access to drugs that can trap you into an addiction lifestyle has become easier than ever. For many people today, the path to addiction began with the simple act of handing over a legal prescription to their neighborhood pharmacist. But no matter where or how it begins, recognizing the dependence is the first step to recovery. Unfortunately, chronic drug abuse can hijack[...] Read More

Top 10 Ways Addiction Treatment Save Lives

At its core, addiction is a life-threatening condition with a high fatality rate. Long before frequent drug use or alcohol consumption is recognized as a problem, this practice could be causing changes in the brain that put the individual on the path towards addiction. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), substance addiction has a direct impact on[...] Read More

Five Decisions That Drive Rather Than Curb Addiction

Five Decisions That Drive Rather Than Curb Addiction The path into addiction always starts with a “substance use” decision.  Whether it is to medicate away the pain, fit in with the crowd, experience euphoria or to drown out emotional discomfort, there is an element of risk associated with consuming any potentially addictive substance. For some unfortunate few, a prescribing physician, friend or[...] Read More

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