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How Bath Salts Effect Your Body

Illicit drugs are constantly evolving. Sometimes it can be difficult to keep track of just what kind of substance a new drug is and how it may affect the body. Bath salts are a street drug that has seen a spike in popularity and can cause serious damage to an individual’s body. As a central…

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Qualities of the Best Rehab Centers for Men

If you have never been to rehab, you may not know that each treatment facility is different. They differ in the way they operate and deliver addiction treatment services. Nevertheless, the idea that you’re ready to seek help is encouraging. If you are a man who is reluctant to pursue treatment in a coed environment,…

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What are the Types of Group Therapy for Addiction?

Every person looking for support to heal from a substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol) will have unique needs. Because of this, addiction treatment facilities like Beaches Recovery offer a wide range of therapeutic options. Doing so allows individuals to design a treatment plan that addresses their specific issues. One of the…

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LGBTQ-Friendly Drug Rehab Centers

Are you or a loved one in search of LGBTQ rehab programs Jacksonville, FL offers? Finding a facility you can trust for quality treatment is not always easy. If you are uncertain about where to start, we’re excited to provide you with some basic information about LGBTQ-friendly drug rehab centers in the Greater Jacksonville area.…

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Clear Explanation of PHP vs IOP

When someone struggles with substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol), it’s natural to wonder what treatment options are available. The first entry into the treatment world can come as a shock, with so many terms getting thrown around. There are residential, inpatient, and outpatient programs and a variety of therapies and treatment…

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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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Pointers on How to Beat Addiction

One unfortunate aspect in dealing with addiction is that for many struggling with it, they wait until they hit rock bottom before they seek help. For many, substance use disorder, an addiction to drugs or alcohol, is an extreme condition. Those struggling with it often try to ignore the condition, refusing to admit they have…

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What is the Media Influence on Drugs and Alcohol Use?

The media is everywhere you turn in our digital age. We’re bombarded with reality TV shows, tweets, tabloid headlines, Instagram pictures, and more. Our phones have become mini-computers connected to cyberspace constantly. According to Pew Research, in March 2018, 77 percent of Americans go online every single day. But does our society’s reliance on technology…

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Crazy Crack Addiction Behavior

Crack is a highly addictive form of cocaine. Adding in extra ingredients and letting the substance crystallize, crack makers can create an illegal substance that causes sudden and severe addiction causing individuals to behave in ways they would not normally. When addiction sets in, the typical crack addiction behavior becomes erratic, impulsive, and dangerous. The…

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Addiction Triggers That We Avoid

Temptations seem to be everywhere when you’re trying to stop using drugs or alcohol. It’s one of the greatest challenges facing people who have just complete addiction treatment and are in the early stages of recovery. Getting away from any of those temptations can be difficult. Fortunately, with the right support like that offered at…