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How Group Therapy Provides Support During Recovery

Most rehab facilities have a group therapy program, and if you’ve never tried group therapy before, the process may seem intimidating. Opening up to others about your personal experiences can be a challenge. However, group therapy for recovery can be highly rewarding. With help from a skilled facilitator, group members gain insight into their own…

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Tips for Avoiding Addiction Relapse Triggers

Overcoming drug or alcohol addiction is about more than getting through withdrawal and quitting the substance. Unfortunately, many people who complete a detox and rehabilitation program end up relapsing. This is entirely normal and does not indicate failure in your recovery. However, some strategies can help reduce the chances and frequency of relapses. Participating in…

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Cocaine Addiction Side Effects

It’s a staggering statistic, but over 14 percent of all Americans ages 12 and up are reported to have used cocaine. For this reason, it’s essential to understand cocaine addiction. This will allow you to explain to friends and family who may be using cocaine the side effects of cocaine addiction, as some are severe…

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Is My Loved One Addicted to Heroin?

It’s a startling and scary realization to learn that someone you love is battling a heroin addiction. Heroin is an extremely dangerous, highly addictive drug that can produce catastrophic problems by significantly changing how the brain functions, causing financial peril, and leading to severe relationship problems at home, work, and with friends. To help a…

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Can PHP Help My Drug Addiction?

There are many ways a partial hospitalization program (often called PHP rehab) can help clients who are struggling to overcome drug addiction. A partial hospitalization in Boston provides you with the dedicated professional care you need over the course of several hours each day, all while continuing to live comfortably at home with your family.…

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3 Techniques for Staying Sober for New Year’s Eve

The year-end holiday season means many celebrations with family and friends. These jubilant times often involve good food, fun conversations, playing games, and giving gifts. Additionally, the holidays, including New Year’s Eve, also mean that alcohol is abundantly available and consumed in excess. Staying sober for New Year’s Eve can be a challenge, but it…

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3 Tips to Stay Sober During the Holidays

learnFor many Americans, the holiday season brings about a series of celebrations with family and friends. During the holidays, you will share good food, have fun conversations, play games, give gifts, and usually, there are drinks flowing freely. Staying sober during the holidays can be a challenge, but it is possible. With professional alcohol treatment,…