What your Addiction Treatment Center Should Not be Like

April 25, 2008


Joining an addiction treatment center is a major decision of your life, and you have to make sure that the center you have chosen is the most suitable one for you, which will help you come out of your addiction. Now that is not quite easy, is it?

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How Addiction Treatment Can Help

April 15, 2008


Those who struggle with an drug addiction problem often feel as if they can’t stop. They feel as though the addiction is too hard to break on their own. While they would like to stop, they feel as if they can’t.

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Good Days and Bad Days in Addiction Treatment

April 10, 2008

In the process of recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism, there will be many bad days and good days along the way. In order to maintain sobriety, you have to learn how to make the best of both of these times.

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Zero Tolerance in Addiction Treatment Centers

April 1, 2008


Drug and alcohol rehab centers have different policies regarding what happens when patients engage in substance abuse while they are there. It is somewhat of a debate over whether zero tolerance is the best method or if addicts should be given a second chance before they’re kicked out of the treatment center.

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Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment is Imperfect but Effective

March 31, 2008

Addiction treatment is not a quest for perfection. Many people have the mistaken notion that it is, and this leads to all kinds of counterproductive thoughts and actions. Rehabilitation and recovery are long processes that involve hard work, and there are usually bumps along the way. It’s best to know this advance so that the bumps don’t turn into roadblocks.

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Get Treatment for the Disease of Addiction

March 29, 2008

Drug and alcohol addiction are just as much a disease as diabetes and cancer. They create noticeable biological changes in the people who suffer from them. They have clearly defined symptoms and methods of treatment.

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March 20, 2008


Detox. It’s a very powerful word. Both in it’s potential and in it’s danger. The word itself seems to carry more weight than any other in a drug abuse treatment program. There are two philosophies on detox and the addict. The drug treatment centers that want to tell you detox will be easy. It won’t. The other is the thought process that we subscribe too. Detox, like much of the early stages of recovery will be difficult. But it is possible. And once you are past it you will be closer to your pre-drug abuse self than you can imagine. Read more

Does Treatment Work When the Addict is Forced To Go?

March 14, 2008


Some people have the belief that addiction treatment won’t work if the addict is forced to go. They think that in order for the individual to recover, they must have the motivation to get better. Addiction recovery is a lot of work, and many people relapse after they leave rehab. However, studies show that this theory isn’t necessarily true. Read more

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