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What is Medication for Alcohol Use Disorder?

What is Medication for Alcohol Use Disorder? Does It Work?   using less alcohol may be appropriate.  Medication for alcohol use disorder can help that transitional phase into complete sobriety. ForHere we’ll take a look at medications for alcohol use disorder. How do they work? And how effective they are for addiction recovery?   Some …

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5 Truths About Addiction

As with many things in life, the recovery process is not the same for any two people. However, over the decades of research, there are many recurring themes and truths about addiction that have emerged. Whether you are a mother of someone living with addiction, sister, son or have enough self-awareness to admit that you …

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Heading to Treatment During the Holidays

Give Yourself the Gift of Getting Well  The holidays are here, and you’re feeling tapped out, used up and really tired of living life in a haze. What would it look like to give yourself the gift of heading to treatment during the holidays? Whether your vice is drugs or alcohol, addiction may feel particularly …

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What is Distress Tolerance?

Let’s Look at the Relationship Between Distress Tolerance and Alcohol Abuse Stress is a part of everyday life, and everyone has different ways of coping. But if you’ve relied on alcohol abuse to escape from emotional pain and distress, even minor stressors can seem overwhelming during recovery. It takes time and patience to build up …

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Festive Frustration And Your Recovery

The holiday season is usually synonymous with unfiltered joy and a plethora of love and freedom to start anew. However, for those in recovery or recently sober, this time of year is generally linked with higher depression, stress and anxiety rates. How do you weigh your familial and holiday obligations while still focusing on your …

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How to Deal with the Boredom of Sobriety

Dealing with the Boredom of Sobriety Have you considered cutting back on drinking or drug use? Do you have trouble picturing yourself being social or having fun while sober? One research survey showed that 77% of people who had tried to stop using substances cited boredom as a trigger for relapse. People in recovery deal …

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Should You Start Addiction Treatment in December?

Thinking About Getting Help? This Holiday Season May be the Perfect Time to Start Addiction Treatment Addiction treatment isn’t typically the first thought that comes to mind when picturing the holiday season. In fact, many individuals have a difficult time when to start addiction treatment. Instead, many Americans idealize the end of the year as …

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What is Opioid Detox Treatment?

You’ve likely heard about the opioid crisis. You know that, in general, opioids are wreaking havoc on individuals and our society at large. But maybe you’re wondering: What do opioids actually do, anyway? Why can’t people just stop taking opioids? What is opioid detox? So let’s talk about it.  What Do Opioids Do? What do …

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How Long Is Rehab for Drugs and Alcohol?

For those who are gearing up for residential addiction treatment or those who are gathering information for their loved ones, there’s an important question that may surface in your research: “How long is rehab for drugs and alcohol?” The complicated answer to the question is this: each individual progresses through the stages of drug addiction …

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