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How Much Does Rehab Cost and How Do I Pay For It?

When someone struggles with a drug or alcohol addiction, they need professional help to heal and overcome it. Addiction is a disease, and like any disease, requires support to recover. Unfortunately, there are numerous hurdles that keep people from reaching out to get the help they need. Some people don’t seek rehab treatment because they…

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Recovery from Drug Addiction

When it comes to drug addiction recovery, one thing must be said–It’s not easy. This is not meant to be discouraging. It’s meant to encourage you to work through your discomfort and anxiety about recovery. It can take just a short amount of time to acquire an addiction to a substance. Unfortunately, reversing the effects…

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You Want to Know How to Help an Addict

We always hear how concerned people are about their loved ones. When loved ones are struggling with substance use disorder or addiction, concern increases. Friends, family, and loved ones want to know how to help an addict. Unfortunately, most individuals know very little about addiction. If you’ve never walked a mile in those shoes, it’s…

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Drinking and Drugs Were My Anger Management Techniques

You’ve heard of the stereotypical angry drunk. Overdoing alcohol or drugs helps some people release the anger and frustration they build up inside. For others, unresolved anger problems lead to substance abuse because it helps them numb their feelings of sadness and frustration. As a result, effective rehab must provide anger management techniques for those…

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I Need Some Stress Management Techniques Without Drugs

Without drugs or alcohol, life can become very difficult. This is completely normal in the early stages of recovery. You have to realize that you were most likely drinking or using drugs as unhealthy stress management techniques. When you get sober, stress doesn’t magically go away, so it’s important to learn new techniques to help…