January 2, 2019

Understanding Drug Addiction and the Detox Process

Are you seeking an effective drug detoxification treatment for yourself or a loved one? This blog will help you understand more about drug addiction, how to find quality treatment, and what to expect from a recovery program. Drug Dependence vs Drug Addiction Before we talk about the drug detoxification process itself, it’s important to understand […]

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November 2, 2018

Why Sleeping Is Good For Your Health

How did you sleep last night?   We hope you slept well, because sleeping is one of the most important mechanisms that your body uses to recover from a very long day. In fact, sleeping is so vital for your health that the benefits of a good night’s sleep go beyond simply recharging your batteries. […]

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July 23, 2018

How Drug Addiction Affects The Brain

  Drug addiction is not fully understood yet, but scientists are getting closer and closer to determining how drugs affect the brain. Here’s what they’ve discovered: How The Brain Works Effective communication is a two-way street: We all have to find the balance between speaking and listening. The same goes for the human brain, which […]

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June 29, 2018

How to Recover from a Relapse

The road to recovery can be long, and it’s not without roadblocks. Despite your best efforts, it can seem like an impossible journey to go from addiction to sobriety. If you relapse during your journey, you’re not alone. Relapse happens, but it doesn’t mean you’ve failed. In fact, relapse is common for those recovering from […]

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May 31, 2018

Benefits of Seeing a Therapist

Sometimes it’s just nice to have someone to talk to. Whether you’re suffering from mental health issues, recent grief, or just trying to sort out your life, seeing a therapist to talk things through is a worthwhile step to take. Depending on your goals, there are many things you can accomplish during therapy sessions. If […]

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April 24, 2018

The Link Between Depression and Addiction

While both depression and addiction can occur individually, it’s not uncommon for people who suffer from one to develop symptoms of the other. When substance abuse occurs simultaneously with depression, the conditions feed off each other and can send the person affected into a dangerous cycle of negativity and addiction. Depression as a Gateway for […]

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March 29, 2018

5 Effective Ways to Cope with Stress

Stress. Everyone experiences it as some point, some more than others. Stress can manifest in many ways and from many causes, including work, home life, relationships, studies, and more. Symptoms such as changes in appetite, sleep problems, feeling overwhelmed, mood swings, and even nausea and vomiting can be indicators of stress. Nobody wants to live […]

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March 8, 2018

3 Tips for a Balanced Lifestyle

We live in a hectic, stressful world. Thanks to technology, we’re constantly surrounded by different forms of stimulation, and it’s easy for the different areas of life to intersect. Stressors from the news or from work can easily worm their way into what should be personal time. Maintaining a balanced lifestyle is an essential part […]

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February 12, 2018

How to Recognize Addiction in a Loved One

Addiction can affect people from all walks of life. Overuse of recreational or prescription drugs can have a negative impact on the health and well-being of many people, including your loved ones. People turn to substance abuse for a number of reasons: curiosity, peer pressure, stress, anxiety, and more. In fact, prescription painkillers are the […]

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