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Addiction Treatment
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If you are considering options for drug and alcohol addiction treatment for yourself or a loved one, a residential recovery program is definitely worth considering. This treatment approach offers clients a number of advantages that make it a good choice in many situations. Consider this option carefully to determine whether it would be a good...
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Researchers have discovered that there are differences in the way women and men experience substance abuse. Women are more likely to become addicted to certain types of drugs and experience different biological effects. They may also experience different barriers to seeking treatment than men. Since gender plays a different role for them in substance abuse,...
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Set-Backs are Normal Set-backs happen to everyone from time to time. But, it’s important to recognize that they’re just temporary and that you can (and will!) move on. If you are working on your recovery, it’s also especially critical that you don’t let those minor inconveniences wear down your self-esteem. When you are feeling low...
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The destructive forces of addiction seemingly know no bounds. Like a virus, it infects the user, and from there, the damage rapidly spreads to those around them. Breaking apart marriages, eviscerating friendships – leaving a trail of anxiety, depression and stress in its path. This is why addiction is often referred to as “a family...
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According to the American College of Preventative Medicine, the Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs is Epidemic. The past two decades have witnessed an expansion of pain medication use, especially opioid use for patients who have chronic noncancer pain. 7 million people abuse/misuse prescription drugs every month; pain relievers = 5.3 million. We live in...
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12 Step Meeting Makers Make It! Once you have completed your in-patient addiction treatment at English Mountain Recovery your recovery program is not over. Recovery is a life long event but completed one day at a time. Over the years we have seen that our most successful clients commit to and attend 12 step meetings...
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When we stop drinking alcohol or using drugs we can easily, without warning – replace that addiction with sugar. Satisfying ourselves with a little sugar instead of our previous addiction is easy to justify. The problem is that alcohol and drug addiction share common characteristics with how the body reacts to sugar. How Does Sugar...
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1. Attend 12 Step Meetings Most 12 step groups hold additional meetings during the holidays and sober parties. Keep your 12 step meeting schedule handy on your phone and make a plan. Remember – nothing ensures continuous sobriety better than one alcoholic talking to another alcoholic. 2. Remove Expectations During this time of year, we...
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Fox News reported that- Steve Sarkisian sued the University of Southern California on Monday, alleging the school breached the football coach’s contract and discriminated against him on the basis of a disability — namely alcoholism — when it fired him this fall. According to Fox News, Sarkisian claims he should have been allowed to seek...
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Social media networks such as Facebook are extremely addictive. Studies show that most people check, update and interact on social sites constantly throughout the day. In addition, they really have no clear idea of how much actual time they spend doing this. If you’re a social media addict, and your addiction is getting worse, says...
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