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How Outpatient Treatment Can Help Keep You On Track

Addiction wreaks havoc on every part of a person’s life. Their physical and mental health suffers, they may get into legal or financial trouble, which can damage their relationships and social life. Many people need treatment to overcome their addiction but may not get the help they need. Unfortunately, many must overcome a range of…

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Benefits of Spotting Rivotril Abuse Early

Doctors often prescribe benzodiazepine drugs to treat panic and anxiety. These medications can offer relief from anxiety symptoms for people who experience social anxiety, general anxiety, or panic attacks. But these medications can also lead to dependence and addiction that interfere with people’s ability to function in their daily life. For example, one specific benzodiazepine,…

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What to Look For in a Women’s Recovery Center in Denver

Addiction affects people in so many ways. It can damage relationships, harm people’s mental and physical health, and strain entire communities. It is a serious condition, but it is treatable. Women often have different needs when it comes to addiction treatment. They benefit greatly from specialized treatment programs that take their unique needs into account.…

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What to Expect in Eating Disorder Treatment

Millions of people in the United States struggle with diagnosable eating disorders or have some form of disordered eating. The effects of disordered eating can be long-lasting for people’s physical and mental health and can impact their ability to have a healthy social life. Disordered eating can cause stress and trauma for the people who…

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Keeping Your Sobriety on Summer Vacations

When you think about summer, your mind may wander to thoughts of long, warm days, enjoying the sunshine with friends, BBQs and picnics, and trips to the beach. Culture and advertising want you to believe that drinking alcohol is an essential part of enjoying fun summer activities. If you are in recovery, you might need…

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Understanding Your Past Traumas and Their Role in Addiction

Addiction impacts every part of a person’s life. It can have devastating consequences for their physical and mental health and can affect their ability to function in day-to-day life. The effects of addiction are long-lasting for both the person and the community around them. Addiction doesn’t just appear out of nowhere. It has deep biological…

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Signs You Are Addicted to Percocet

Prescription drug abuse is a big problem in the United States. Millions of Americans take prescription drugs recreationally or use prescription drugs differently than prescribed. Drug abuse and addiction are not the same things. Abusing drugs can lead to addiction, and addiction is a serious medical condition that requires treatment. Percocet is one of the…