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Dangers of Detoxing at Home

Dangers of Detoxing at Home

When considering ending the vicious cycle of addiction, the first step is to get the substance out of your system. When it comes to detoxifying from substances, the bottom line is that the safest way to detoxify from any substance is through medical detox with...

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Life After Addiction Treatment

Life After Addiction Treatment

Life after addiction treatment is all about rebuilding. Rebuilding relationships, financial stability, daily routines, and more. Damage and disruption from the active phase of addiction can take years to repair. It can be overwhelming to let go of old ways of living...

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The Four Stages of Addiction

The Four Stages of Addiction

There are many factors that contribute to drug and alcohol addiction. Genetics play a major role, along with socioeconomic status, environmental influence, and preexisting mental health conditions. Addiction is a complex disease that grows over time and sometimes...

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Overcoming Fear In Addiction Treatment

Overcoming Fear In Addiction Treatment

Fears and addictions fuel one another. The addicted mind is completely rewired to avoid fear and discomfort. The brain and body make unconscious, automatic decisions while controlled by addiction or fear. Many addicts fear the recovery process in its entirety. A...

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What to Expect When You Detox

What to Expect When You Detox

The first step is the most intimidating. Knowing what to expect can equip you to feel more prepared for the process. It is all very simple.  When a person detoxes from, for example, alcohol, they will experience symptoms of withdrawal. These symptoms include...

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