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The Connection Between Trauma and Addiction

When your safety, health, or dignity has been compromised, you can experience a long-lasting negative impact. In turn, you may suffer from anxiety, depression, or a trauma-related mental health condition like PTSD. As a result, you may end up turning to drugs or alcohol to self-medicate the symptoms of your condition. This dramatically increases the…

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What You Will Learn in Nutrient Therapy

Researchers are well aware that people affected by addiction often develop significant nutritional problems. They also know that certain preexisting nutritional issues may increase your chances of becoming addicted. However, until recent years, most substance rehabs did not offer a nutrient therapy program. This kind of program can support your recovery in several ways. That…

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3 Tips for Maintaining Sobriety on Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, many women in recovery face an important question. How can they maintain their sobriety on this festive day? After all, alcohol is traditionally an important part of many holidays, including Thanksgiving. By planning in advance, you can make the goal of staying sober much easier to achieve. A few women’s sober…

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Signs You Should Seek Meth Addiction Treatment

Meth is a common abbreviation for methamphetamine, a powerfully addictive stimulant drug. Meth addiction can affect both men and women. However, women may have more serious addiction risks than men. Certain telltale signs can indicate that you’re addicted to meth. If you notice these signs, it’s time to find an appropriate meth addiction treatment program.…

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The Role Nutrition Plays in Your Addiction Recovery

Addiction has wide-ranging effects on your mental and physical health. For many people, nutritional problems are a significant concern. These problems not only rob your body of life-sustaining nutrients, but they also increase your risks for certain serious mental health issues. For these reasons, a nutrient therapy program may form an essential part of your…