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How Rope Course Therapy Treatment Helps During Rehab

Beaches Recovery provides a comprehensive approach to overcoming chemical dependency, alcoholism, and co-occurring disorders. Many clients come to Beaches Recovery with emotional and mental health issues along with their addiction. Therefore, Beaches Recovery offers many experiential therapies, with Rope Course Therapy being one of the most popular. This approach is considered holistic addiction treatment. It’s…

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The Benefits of Massage for Stress During Addiction Treatment

The benefits of massage for stress are widely known for overworked professionals, but massage also offers benefits for addiction recovery. This low-tech holistic addiction treatment has been proven to be surprisingly effective. It’s been found that massage therapy helped patients reduce stress and anxiety. It also contributed to a more positive outlook. Holistic therapy is…

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What Is An Alcoholic?

Professionals refer to someone struggling with alcohol dependence or addiction as suffering from an alcohol use disorder. An alcoholic in the vernacular is a way people refer to those who drink to excess repeatedly.  An alcoholic is an outdated and colloquial term for someone with an AUD. Normally, the term is now used to self-declare…

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Are There Clear Codependency Traits?

Codependency is a significant issue when it comes to addiction. It can prevent others who suffer from addiction from facing an addiction problem. Therefore, people need to know what codependency is and how it relates to addiction. Addiction doesn’t just affect the individual struggling with drug or alcohol dependency. It is something that can be…

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Are All Residential Drug Treatment Programs Basically the Same Program?

You’ve realized that you’re ready for a residential drug treatment program. You know it’s the most effective way to enjoy freedom from addiction. However, many programs are out there, and too many of them seem like they’re the same. So how do you sort through the similarities to find the right treatment for you? Beaches…

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Undeniable Cocaine Use Symptoms

For generations now, cocaine abuse has been an issue among Americans. While the drug has no medicinal benefits, illicit drug users seem to find never-ending ways to partake of it. For the inexperienced eye, it’s tough to determine when someone has been using the drug. However, the same is not true of someone who has…

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What is Lean Drink?

The legal and illicit substances people use to experience a high are ever-changing. New combinations and more purified forms of drugs can be confusing to keep track of. One such combination of drugs is a drink called Lean. You may have heard the term and wondered, “What is lean drink?” Do you know someone who…

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Oxycontin vs Oxycodone: What’s the Difference?

Opioid painkillers are extremely effective in helping individuals manage pain. However, because they are so potent, addiction is something individuals need to be aware of. Opiate-based drugs like heroin, Oxycontin, and other oxycodone-based painkillers can be dangerous for recreational drug use. Many people conflate oxycontin and oxycodone, but what is the difference between Oxycontin vs.…

woman gets individual therapy for addiction

What is Individual Therapy?

Addiction is a complex disease that has both physical and psychological components. For a person struggling with a substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol), it’s important to address both aspects. At Beaches Recovery, we offer comprehensive addiction treatment. Our team of counselors and therapists work alongside individuals to devise a plan that…

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Frightening Xanax Abuse Statistics

Xanax, otherwise known by its generic name alprazolam, treats moderate to severe anxiety, acute stress, and panic disorders. Belonging to medications known as benzodiazepines, Xanax is both the most prescribed and most abused benzo. Because of Xanax’s calming, pleasant high, many people abuse their prescriptions or buy the drug illegally on the street. These much…