Quitting Drugs Cold Turkey

Don’t Think About Quitting Drugs Cold Turkey

Stopping your drug use abruptly and usually on your own is called quitting drugs cold turkey. Many people think that substance abuse is simply a matter of willpower, and attempting to cease using drugs or alcohol cold turkey is one dangerous way; this erroneous belief leads to many health and safety risks. In particular, benzos…

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How to Help Your Spouse Stop Drinking

How to Help Your Spouse Stop Drinking

You’ve nagged, begged, and argued. Your spouse still has a drinking problem. Do you want to know how to help your spouse stop drinking? Interestingly, many of the techniques can start with you. If you’re wondering how to help your spouse quit drinking, then explore what Beaches Recovery has to offer. Our abstinence-based addiction treatment…

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social drinking vs alcoholism

The Difference Between Social Drinking vs Alcoholism

Culturally in the United States, alcohol is everywhere. It is a stable of small and large parties, wedding celebrations, tailgating events, and other sports viewing. Because it is legal and ubiquitous, it can be a challenge recognizing when you, someone you know, or someone you care about is abusing alcohol. Many people can recognize when…

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National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day

Depression is a well-traveled psychological condition. It affects millions every year, and while it may seem in the popular imagination to be something that affects only artist people or those facing extreme stress, this is not the case. Like any disease, depression can strike anyone at any time. While the stigma of the disease is…

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How Common is Drug Use in Sports_

How Common is Drug Use in Sports?

With the implementation of strict drug testing programs in professional and college sports, you might think drugs in sports have become a non-issue. To some extent, you might be right. However, athletes are still human. They are subject to the same personal issues and health problems as the rest of us. Addiction is a disease…

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What is K2

What Is K2?

There are many illicit drugs available on the streets of America, and it seems more appear every day. It can be hard for individuals to fully understand the latest craze for a new recreational drug. That lack of understanding can lead to serious health risks, addiction, or even death. Take K2, for instance, which has…

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5 Types of Addiction Therapy

5 Types of Addiction Therapy

  Breaking your drug or alcohol habit with detox and rehab is a significant milestone toward sobriety. However, it’s only the beginning of the long-term plan to overcome addiction. Specifically, the next step to staying clean is therapy. Remember, there’s no shame in talking through your substance problems with a certified therapist. In fact, Psychology…

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Living Sober

Tips for Living Sober

You worked hard for the ability to be living sober now. With chemical dependency in the rearview mirror, it should be smooth sailing, or is it? In fact, preventing relapse is more complicated than you thought. However, five expert tips for living sober make it possible. At Beaches Recovery, we’re committed to helping our clients…

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Pros and Cons of Outpatient Detox Programs

Pros and Cons of Outpatient Detox Programs

It’s a great day when an addict makes the decision to seek treatment. Admitting that there is a problem and recognizing the damage caused to friends and family and well as oneself is the hardest, but most important, step. It’s an indication they know something is wrong and want to find a way to heal…

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