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How a 12 Step Program Helped My Recovery

I suffer from what many people in recovery often refer to as “terminal uniqueness” and it was a difficult concept. In my addiction, I felt as though I was all alone and nobody could understand what I was going through. When I finally found a 12 step program, it felt like I was finally at…

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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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Panama City Drug Rehab Centers

Beautiful Panama City, Florida sits on the Gulf Coast with its world-class beaches and quaint community. It would be hard to imagine a better destination for drug and alcohol addiction treatment. In fact, Panama City is home to a few quality addiction treatment centers. Anyone seeking treatment from any of the top Panama City drug…

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Searching for Luxury Drug Addiction Centers in Florida

Substance abuse is a serious disorder that doesn’t discriminate by age, sex, ethnicity, job, or wealth. Addiction is far from being the stereotypical poor man’s problem. Many of the 21.5 million American addicts tallied by ABC News are considered middle or upper class. Is that because the financially fortunate have more money to buy illicit…

The Alcohol Use Disorder Definition May Get You To Seek Help

  Many people in the United States struggle with alcohol abuse. Some of those people don’t even know that they have a problem. If you drink alcohol, you should learn the alcohol use disorder definition. That definition can help direct you to professional help if your alcohol intake becomes a problem. What Is The Alcohol Use…

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There Are Alternatives to AA

Alcoholics Anonymous works for some people with addiction but some who enter an Alcoholic Anonymous program never complete it. Others will finish a program only to relapse a short time later. Fortunately, there are many alternatives to AA you may find just as effective. Here are a few you might want to consider. Top Alternatives…

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Different Recovery Programs Work for Different People

For years, drug and alcohol rehab centers used generic inpatient and outpatient treatment modalities. As long as things seem to be working, no one wanted to make changes. Unfortunately, high relapse rates forced rehabs to start considering other options. This resulted in the development of more recovery programs geared towards the individual. That’s good news…

What is Flakka?

News reports of Flakka zombies are terrifying parents. Club cooks have begun making up this synthetic drug for customers clamoring for stimulants. What is Flakka? More importantly, what should you do if you notice your grown child or a loved one using it? The Perfect Storm? Imagine a drug that looks a little like white…

Drug Addiction Treatment is Not Just About Quitting Drugs

Would it surprise you to realize that quitting drugs requires a lifelong commitment for someone who has an addiction? In fact, addiction sufferers in recovery have to wake up each and every morning, knowing they have to fight the good fight one more time. If they have gotten the proper coping skills from drug addiction…