Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

March 31, 2015
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Singer Quits The Voice for Drug Rehab

Anthony Riley quit The Voice because he decided there was unfinished business to attend to…in rehab. Riley, a talented singer with a great possible career in music ahead of him, is breaking his silence on why he quit one of … Continue reading

March 30, 2015
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Having A Conversation With a Loved One About Gambling Addiction

Helping someone realize and find treatment for their gambling addiction requires a great deal of patience and sensitivity (from you) in order to help the person realize they counseling or treatment. It can be difficult, but the goal is to … Continue reading

March 27, 2015
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Supporting ‘Anthony Act’ Would Give People A Real Chance For Recovery

Supporting the Anthony Act can give addicts a real chance at recovery. According to research studies, proper use of inpatient recovery programs is one of the most effective ways to achieve long term sobriety with less relapses, often leading to … Continue reading

March 26, 2015
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Gender-Specific Treatment For Women Leads to Better Chance of Employment

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “Women who receive treatment in gender-sensitive programs are more likely to be employed 12 months after treatment admission than women in more traditional treatment programs, according to research funded by NIDA.” Statistics … Continue reading

March 25, 2015
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March: Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is gambling awareness month, helping individuals spread awareness and find treatment for one of the most common process addictions in the world—gambling. Sure, gambling may be harmless in some situations, such as occasional fun for adults. However, that’s exactly … Continue reading

March 24, 2015
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Defining Opiates and Opioids

The terms opiates and opioids are often used interchangeably, though they essentially have different meanings. Opioids is the more general term, while opiates refers to a group of chemical substances derived from the seed juice of the opium poppy; this … Continue reading

March 23, 2015
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What Happens To The User’s Body During A Heroin Overdose

Heroin is one of the top leading killers of illegal drug users, and an estimated 1 in 10 heroin overdoses results in death. As heroin deaths continue to be on the rise, in 2011 the National Institute on Drug Abuse … Continue reading

March 20, 2015
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Methamphetamine Use Causes Higher Risk of Parkinson’s Disease, research says

Research studies show that people who use methamphetamine have an increase risk of having Parkinson’s disease, which was evaluated through the use of medical records of over 40,000 people in Utah. Of that group, 5,000 were ‘meth’ users, 1,800 were … Continue reading