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Does Moderation Management Work?

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), problem drinkers outnumber alcoholics by four times. However, few recovery programs address the beginning stages of problem drinking. Moderation Management (MM) is a national support group and program that fills the gap. With that said, does Moderation management work? Beaches Recovery’s counselors and therapists…

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Heroin Detox Symptoms

Heroin detox symptoms can be severe, and their intensity makes it difficult for those struggling with heroin addiction to recover successfully. Heroin addiction creates physical and psychological dependence, meaning that when you stop using heroin after becoming addicted, you can feel physically sick while also dealing with complicated and overwhelming emotional changes. This is because…

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How to Deal with Drug Withdrawal Symptoms

Drug withdrawal symptoms vary from person to person depending on several factors, such as what drug is abused. But no matter what drug is abused, individuals experience withdrawal symptoms when they attempt to quit or fail to use as frequently as their addicted system needs or in a large enough amount. When these symptoms appear,…

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Don’t Fear Detoxing from Alcohol

There’s plenty of information about rehab for a wide variety of substance abuse problems. But when it comes to detoxing from alcohol, a lot of what’s out there is misinformation. As a result, people who need help are afraid to reach out for it. But don’t let this be you. At Beaches Recovery, our team…

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Drug Detox is the First Step to Recovery

Drug or alcohol abuse can easily lead to dependency or addiction as the substances cause drastic changes in an individual’s brain chemistry. This is how the disease of addiction takes hold. Once someone realizes that they have an addiction and need help, one of their first questions is ‘what is detox?’ This type of treatment…

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Dangers of Alcohol Withdrawal

In recent years, nearly one-quarter of the entire nation has admitted to engaging in binge drinking within the last month. This type of behavior often develops because of how readily available alcohol is throughout society. When someone attempts to stop drinking after they’ve abused alcohol, they may dislike withdrawal symptoms so much that they begin…

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How to Pick the Best Florida Detox Centers

If you or a loved one is struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, getting treatment should be a top concern. Finding the best Florida detox centers for your addiction recovery proves difficult. With so many to choose from, how do you make your best choice? What can you look for to find the detox best…

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What Happens When You Quit Drinking?

Millions struggle with alcohol abuse and alcohol use disorder every year. However, only a small percentage get the help they need to heal from the disease of alcohol addiction. Fortunately, with professional help, anyone dealing with alcohol use disorder can overcome and heal from the disease. What matters most is realizing you are not alone…

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Recognize Cocaine Overdose Symptoms

Cocaine is a potent drug the effects of which can be very taxing on an individual’s body. Like many illicit drugs, a cocaine overdose can be fatal. Therefore, the sooner you can identify an overdose and get the user help, then the better off they will be. If you recognize cocaine overdose symptoms, then you…