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4 Things to Know Before Shopping for Rehab

4 Things to Know Before Shopping for Rehab

Choosing the best rehab program can be a daunting process. You may have too many options to consider or too few. You may wonder about how you can possibly afford treatment for yourself or your loved one. Furthermore, if you have a drug or alcohol problem, then you are probably thinking of every possible excuse to avoid treatment even as you read these words. Yes, choosing the right treatment facility can be overwhelming, but you are not in this...

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My Child Is in Treatment: Now What?

My Child Is in Treatment: Now What?

It can be extremely difficult to place your child in treatment for addiction. In addition to the emotional pain associated with having one of your children suffering from such a frightening disease, the process of finding the right program, getting the addict on board with treatment and actually getting him or her to the facility, is emotionally and physically exhausting. The truth is, however, that getting your son or daughter to treatment is...

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4 Reasons It’s Important to Know How You’re Feeling After Treatment

4 Reasons It’s Important to Know How You’re Feeling After Treatment

Have you ever been asked, “How are you doing?” but you didn’t really know how to answer? Sometimes people do not expect you to answer the question, because it is conversational shorthand for “hello.” Other times, someone who knows you and cares a great deal about your health and wellness will ask this question. Maybe it comes from a friend or family member who knows that you recently finished inpatient treatment and is wondering,...

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The Importance of Researching the Nature of Addiction Before Deciding on Treatment

The Importance of Researching the Nature of Addiction Before Deciding on Treatment

Addiction is a complicated disease. Establishing a basic understanding of its nature and the various ways to overcome it is critical as you decide which treatment program to utilize. Should you attend a faith-based program or a secular one? Which type of counseling will be best for you? Does your insurance cover the full costs? How long should you be in rehab? Will inpatient or outpatient treatment better meet your needs? If you are struggling...

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Why Patience Is Important in a Loved One’s Rehab

Why Patience Is Important in a Loved One’s Rehab

American culture has grown accustomed to quick results: faster Internet speeds, quicker commutes, microwave meals, instant download of music and movies, and access to everything imaginable. As a result, most Americans have a low tolerance for frustration, so they are incredibly impatient. Sit at a green light for more than a nanosecond and you will see this impatience in action. While many things can change quickly, from the weather to the stock...

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Why Is Controlling My Emotions So Important in Rehab?

Why Is Controlling My Emotions So Important in Rehab?

People may abuse drugs to numb overwhelming emotions that result from traumatic events and deep psychological wounds. Learn to address these emotions in healthier ways to avoid drug abuse. How Substance Abuse Progresses Into Addiction The allure of substance abuse to emotionally troubled people is understandable, as substance abuse can temporarily relieve negative emotions. However, this relief is short lived and artificial; in fact, once the...

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