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Depression isn’t just one type of disorder. Instead, there are different types of depression and each one has its own set of symptoms. It’s not the same thing as being “blue” or down, although being unable to enjoy hobbies and pastimes that used to bring pleasure is one of the signs of depression. Depression isn’t...
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Beating drug and alcohol addiction requires changing your entire life perspective. There’s no quick fix for a substance abuse disorder, since you need to learn new ways to cope with your emotions and manage stress. Equine therapy is growing as a form of addiction treatment because it offers a way to apply the lessons learned...
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The phrases “physical dependence” and “addiction” are sometimes used interchangeably in conversation. They refer to different conditions, both of which can exist without the other. It’s important to be precise when talking about addiction, since this is one of the keys to getting people who need treatment the help they need. Definition of Physical Dependence...
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Have you been wondering whether your loved one has an addiction problem? Are you noticing certain behaviors that seem out of character? Perhaps you just have a feeling that something is not right. Knowing the signs of addiction will help you determine if your loved one has a drug or alcohol problem. Making that determination...
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How to tell your family that you have an addiction
Have there been times when you have tried to tell your family about your addiction? You gather up your courage and try to tell them, but, before you start, fear and uncertainty take hold. Maybe it’s not the right time. Maybe they really won’t understand. Will they stop loving me? As these kinds of thoughts...
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Addiction as a Disease A sweeping, cultural shift has profoundly changed the perspective of clinicians in recent years. Addiction, once viewed as a personal fault, is now more accurately understood a disease – one that is influenced by environmental, social and genetic factors. In fact, earlier this year, the U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy,...
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Alcoholism is one of the most common, and destructive forms of addiction – impacting more than 27 million Americans. And, with widespread and devastating effects. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, nearly 90,000 die as a result of drinking making it the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the United...
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Recovering from alcohol and drug addiction requires individual courage and the support of those who understand what it takes to begin, and maintain recovery. English Mountain Recovery is a 34-bed residential treatment facility located in the Smokey Mountains of East Tennessee. Here our professional and dedicated clinical team assists clients and their families in developing...
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English Mountain Recovery offers an amazing journey into recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Based on the 12 step addiction treatment model, English Mountain Recovery has helped many achieve lasting successful sobriety. To learn more about programs offered at English Mountain Recovery, call and speak with someone today at (877) 459-8595. We are ready to...
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