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February 27, 2015
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Inspirational Message of the Week

Boundaries are part of self-care. They are healthy, normal and necessary.    For information on addiction treatment programs and rehab services, speak with one of our information consultants at 800-960-5041

February 27, 2015
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Detecting Neonate Exposure to Drug Abuse with Pre-Natal Hair Drug Testing

Pre-natal hair drug-testing is important and beneficial for mothers and babies in  detecting prenatal drug exposure. Beginning since the late 80’s, researchers discovered that there are great benefits for mothers undergoing hair evaluations to detect  neonate exposure to drug abuse; … Continue reading

February 26, 2015
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Early Challenges of Addiction Recovery

Starting the process of recovery is often one of the most difficult phases of addiction recovery: anxiety, doubt, fear, confusion, boredom, and even resentment usually affect the individual’s will to maintain their sobriety. In a sense, it’s like a roller-coaster, … Continue reading

February 25, 2015
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A “Recovery Diet” To Battle Addiction

When it comes to physical health, addiction often alters a person’s lifestyle for the worst. If often causes the individual to develop irregular sleeping patterns, eating non-nutritious foods and not drinking enough water, and not partaking in physical exercise. All … Continue reading

February 24, 2015
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Benefits of Exercise In Recovery

Exercise in addiction recovery can be used in moderation to help individuals break free from negative habits and behaviors. Whether it’s at the gym, doing home work-outs or field exercises, it has been shown that doing physical exercises is greatly … Continue reading

February 23, 2015
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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 22nd to February 28th) is all about starting conversations about eating disorders nationwide, a serious mental health condition that has greatly increased in prevalence in the past few decades. According to the National Institute … Continue reading

February 20, 2015
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Can Traumatic Memories Be Erased?

Individuals in recovery who have maintained sobriety often still have cravings of using when reminded of certain “people, places and things” which were closely associated to drug use in the person’s life. The memories are still there, even though the … Continue reading

February 19, 2015
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Is Love Addiction A Real Disease?

“Love addiction” may not exist in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), but it’s still a phenomenon that deserves serious consideration in the field of addiction treatment. “Sex addiction” is often associated with it, though they are … Continue reading

February 18, 2015
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Study Shows Caffeine Could Help in Treatment of Cocaine Addiction

According to a recent research study, caffeine was found to help treat cocaine addiction by blocking drug-induced changes in the brain.  Essentially, coffee too can block drug induced changes in the brain associated with cocaine use (according to the study). This … Continue reading