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How to Tell if Your Loved One is a Heroin Addict

You know something is going on with a loved one, but you're not sure exactly what it is. Maybe you're already aware that substance abuse is a problem. If you suspect heroin is the reason for your loved one’s behavioral or physical changes, you need to recognize the signs that ...

How to Recover From the Opioid Epidemic

Opiates, also known in its synthetic form by the term "opioid," are derived from the poppy plant. These drugs are incredibly addictive and come with severe withdrawal symptoms, making them difficult to recover from alone. If you or someone you love is a victim of the opioid epidemic, you don't ...
Distraught man thinking about his co-occuring disorders

How Co-Occurring Disorders Make Addiction Worse

When you’re dealing with a mental illness as well as an addiction, you’re actually dealing with two different issues. Depending on your situation, the symptoms of mental illness may have come before you began drinking or using. For others, the symptoms of mental illness develop as a result of drinking ...

Famous Alcoholics Who Recovered

People from all walks of life can fall victim to alcohol abuse or other forms of substance abuse. However, when celebrities suffer from addiction, their struggles and recovery attempts play out in the public eye. The list of famous alcoholics who beat their addiction is extensive, yet inspiring to fans. ...
Man debating between inpatient vs outpatient care

Choosing Inpatient vs Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Are you battling an addiction?  Getting help for a substance abuse problem at a rehab facility is your best course of action. However, with all of the options available, many struggle with determining what treatment model is the right course of action. The inpatient vs outpatient debate offers strong reasons ...
Group therapy at alcohol treatment centers

A Day at Alcohol Treatment Centers

If you or a loved one is suffering from alcohol addiction, you know what a devastating impact it can have on your life. Substance abuse takes a toll on interpersonal relationships, career and self-worth. While it can feel like nothing can overcome the devastation of addiction, help is available. Take ...
Clients in luxury drug rehab

Why You Should Choose a Luxury Drug Rehab

Drug rehab centers come in many varieties. Some offer the bare minimum, and others offer luxurious accommodation and top-notch medical care. Take a look at some of the many reasons why luxury drug rehab can radically improve the recovery process. Patients Get Access to the Best Medical Care Whether you're ...
group therapy at The Hills treatment center

What The Hills Treatment Center Can Offer

If you think all rehab centers are the same, you're not alone. Most people believe that any addiction program of their choosing can deliver effective results. Unfortunately, this simply isn’t the truth. To conquer a substance addiction problem, you must find a program that’s capable of meeting your specific needs. ...

What is Detox?

Is drug use or alcohol abuse creating chaos in your life? If it is, it’s time to get help. Start the process with a medically supervised detoxification. Do you wonder what is detox and how it can benefit you? Read on. Medically Supervised Detoxification is a Safe Process Physicians and ...

Is Addiction a Disease?

Asking, "Is addiction a disease?" is an important first step in getting help for yourself or a loved one. There’s a serious lack of education about the disease of addiction and what it actually is. When you don’t know that addiction is a legitimate disease, you may think that people ...