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MAY
2013
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What Qualities to Look for in a Rehabilitation Program

When individuals first start looking into a substance addiction rehabilitation program, they may see advertisements for centers which provide programs in a tranquil location chock-full of breathtaking views. While amenities like these are nice to have when seeking treatment for...
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MAY
2013
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How to help Juveniles who Have Drug Addiction Problems

Learn How to Address the Issue As difficult as it is to watch an adult drug abuser cope with addiction, it can be even more heartbreaking to see a young person struggle with drug dependency. It’s important for adults to realize that more than 48% of high school seniors reported...
10
MAY
2013

The Top US Cities Most Affected by Drug Addiction

An Epidemic of Drug Abuse While drug abuse and addiction is a problem across the United States, certain cities are more affected than others. Nationwide, more than 23 million Americans experience dependence on drugs, from alcohol to cocaine, prescription pain killers to...
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MAY
2013

What to Do if a Rehabilitation Program Doesn’t Work for You

As anyone who has ever struggled with chemical dependence knows, addiction is a complex problem that is not easy to handle — particularly not without help. For those determined to quit, drug and alcohol rehabilitation is commonly the most effective tool. Though effective,...
06
MAY
2013

How to Tell Your Family You Need Help

Facing a Decision Point: Telling Your Family About Your Drug or Alcohol Problem Whether you’ve been struggling with drug or alcohol abuse for just a few months or for many years, one of the most difficult things you will have to do is to tell your family about the problem....
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MAY
2013

What Rehabilitation Programs Can’t Do

Rehabilitation Programs Help, But They Aren’t a Magic Fix Enrolling in a rehab program is the first step on a journey toward living a substance-free life, but it is by no means the magic solution that guarantees future success. Going through rehab definitely can help...
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2013

5 Myths About Alcohol Rehabilitation

Understanding the Misconceptions With about 17.6 million people in the U.S. suffering from alcoholism or alcohol abuse, there are countless friends, family members and individuals affected by this issue who may be considering rehabilitation. However, many people are hesitant to...