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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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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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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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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 An alcoholic is an outdated and colloquial term for someone with an AUD.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 yourself…

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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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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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Chilling Teenage Drunk Driving Statistics

Getting a driver’s license was a proud day. Suddenly, a whole new world opened up to your teen. Now, they may become part of the teenage drunk driving statistics. What’s your next move?Understanding What Teenage Drunk Driving Statistics RevealThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explain that about ten percent of teens drink and drive.…

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What is Demerol?

There are many different kinds of prescription medications designed to help individuals manage pain. Meperidine, which is better known as Demerol, is a useful pain medication. But, Demerol is a potent medication that can lead to dependency if it is abused, misused, or if someone has physiology susceptible to developing an addiction. As a narcotic…