Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

October 30, 2017
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Are Family Visits Beneficial for Someone in Rehab?

It is a major decision for someone struggling with drug or alcohol addiction to check in for treatment. Once in treatment, support is a crucial part of the treatment and goes a long way to provide a successful and lasting … Continue reading

October 27, 2017
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Alcoholics Fall Into 5 Categories

According to a study of 1,484 US adults who took part in survey by * NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) people diagnosed with alcohol dependence fell into the following 5 categories. 1- Young Adult A significant 32% … Continue reading

October 25, 2017
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Overdose Prevention and Response: What you need to Know

Drug overdoses are at an all-time high in the US – so it’s crucial for families and individuals to understand how to prevent overdose and respond to an overdose in order to save lives. With the proper knowledge and awareness, … Continue reading

October 13, 2017
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The Six Stages Of Change In Addiction Recovery

When an individual embarks in addiction recovery, the essential goal is to “change,” to eliminate drug use from one’s life permanently, and become greater than the previous self. But recovery is more complex than just making a decision – the individual … Continue reading

September 26, 2017
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Why Should You Trust Our Drug Rehab Facility?

With 15 years of experience in providing successful recovery to individuals struggling with the disease of addiction, Florida Center for Recovery (FCR) is a reputable, fully licensed private rehab center providing alcohol detox, drug detox, residential and outpatient addiction treatment … Continue reading

August 24, 2017
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Co-occurring Disorders And Addiction Treatment

A co-occurring disorder, formerly known as a dual diagnosis in the field of medicine, requires integrative treatment in a comprehensive rehab program to address and treat both the substance abuse disorder and the mental health disorder (as they are often … Continue reading

August 3, 2017
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How Was the 28-30 Day Addiction Treatment Program Established?

Ever wondered why the standard duration of inpatient care for drug/alcohol rehab is 28-30 days? The history behind this may surprise you actually. It was first thought of in the 1970’s, when the US air force established its own addiction … Continue reading

June 30, 2017
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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

The goal of drug and alcohol rehab is to help addicted individuals stop drug use and maintain sobriety while also learning the skills needed to cope with family, workplace and societal interaction. It’s crucial that the individual find a rehab … Continue reading

June 28, 2017
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How Is Substance Use Disorder Categorized According to the DSM?

NIDA continues to use the term “addiction” to describe compulsive drug seeking despite negative consequences. However, “addiction” is not considered a specific diagnosis in the fifth edition of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)—a diagnostic manual used … Continue reading

June 21, 2017
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The Value of a Multipronged and Integrated Approach to Addiction Treatment

Decades of research have led to today’s improved understanding of addiction as a chronic, relapsing brain disease caused by the complex interaction of genetic, social, environmental, and developmental factors. NIDA therefore recognizes the need for a whole systems approach to … Continue reading

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