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10 Things to Keep In Mind While Choosing a Detox Center

Detox, short for detoxification is a very important and crucial first step for anyone seeking to recover from an addiction to drugs or alcohol. But, not all detox centers are the same and making the right choice would be the difference between a successful...

How to stay clean and sober after a Detox in 2019?

According to the National Centre for Biotechnology Information, Detoxification (detox for short) is a set of interventions aimed at managing acute intoxication and withdrawal. It aims at clearing of toxins from the body of the patient who is acutely intoxicated and/or dependent on substances of abuse...

Understanding Detox vs. Rehab, And Which one is right for you?

Drug usage especially in the United States has had an interesting and extensive history, even going so far as to naming it as “War on Drugs”. Lets walk through some drugs and alcohol usage statistics to understand the problem on hand. Drug use in the U.S. – Statistic...

Alcohol is a drug

In many ways, alcohol is a social experience and a ubiquitous part of adult life for a majority of Americans. Nearly 90% of Americans try alcohol at least once in life, and roughly 50% have imbibed at least once in the last month. Entertainment and social life, especially for young people, is depicted as...

Tools for Parents: Codependent No More

Historically, codependency has been used to refer to a person in a relationship with an addict. Codependency referred to their unhealthy relationship enabling the addiction. However, the current meaning states that it is a condition of sacrificing ones needs to take care of others. In this situation...

The Work of Recovery: Staying Clean and Sober

The detox and rehabilitation process during drug and alcohol treatment can be difficult and emotionally powerful. By the time that an addiction is faced, head-on it is normally at a point in which the disease has taken firm roots and will require deep, personal therapy to unseat...

How Can We Respond to the Opiate Epidemic?

As of 2016, 116 Americans were dying from overdoses of prescription opiate drugs per day. This represents a steady year-over-year increase, beginning in the later part of the first decade of the current century.Today, the situation is even more dire, widely labeled...