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Addiction and Substance Abuse in a Post COVID Era: Navigating Stormy Employment Waters

The global pandemic known as COVID-19 affected each and every person, from either developing the illness, being affected by someone else having the illness, national or local mandates, forced closure
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5 Celebrities Who Got Real About Their Addiction - Golden Road Recovery

5 Celebrities Who Got Real About Their Addiction

Alcohol or drug addiction can affect just about anyone at any time. Addiction does not discriminate against anyone. While we may view celebrities as people who have it all; money,
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Treatment for Alcohol Problems: Finding and Getting Help

Treatment for Alcohol Problems: Finding and Getting Help

Realizing that your alcohol use has spiraled out of control is an important first step to healing. But if you have tried to quit on your own before, you know
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Family Support in An Aftercare Program

Family Support in An Aftercare Program

If detox and inpatient rehab are responsible for paving the way to stable recovery, social support networks, along with aftercare, are what drives the final stages of recovery. Likely, if
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Health Insurance for Addiction treatment

Using Health Insurance for Addiction Treatment

Let’s face it, addiction treatment can be costly; even those who know little of the ins and outs of substance abuse treatment can assume this when they look at their
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Mental Health & Addiction: Overcoming Stigma - Golden Road Recovery

Mental Health & Addiction: Overcoming Stigma

Experiences related to mental illness and substance use disorder (SUD) are visceral for those who experience them but are largely invisible to others. This can put sufferers at a disadvantage,
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How Athletes Can Handle Addiction and Treatment - Golden Road Recovery

How Athletes Can Handle Addiction and Treatment

Drug abuse occurs in nearly every sport, it is also present in nearly every level of athletic competition despite the efforts to have them banned. For years sports fans have
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How To Handle an Increase in Substance Abuse - Golden Road Recovery

How To Handle an Increase in Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a pattern of drug use that is unhealthy, potentially dangerous, and could get you into a lot of trouble. However, not everyone who misuses drugs gets addicted
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symptoms of opioid overdose

10 Signs & Symptoms of Opioid Overdose?

Do you know that every year, about 120,000 deaths happen in a year all over the world due to the abuse of opioids? This number is alarming and is increasing
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How Excessive Alcohol Consumption Can Damage Your Liver?

According to a National Survey on Drug Use and Health in 2019, 25.8% of adults reported that they binge drink, while 6.3% reported heavy drinking. In the US,  about 95,000
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role of 12-step programs

How a 12 Step Program Can Help You in Recovery?

The 12 steps of recovery programs were developed for those who are in substance abuse or alcohol abuse programs. It works alongside other components of your treatment program and will
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physical exercise in substance abuse recovery

The Benefits of Physical Exercise during Substance Abuse Recovery

Physical exercise is beneficial for everybody irrespective of gender, weight, or age. While it is beneficial for everyone, recent studies suggest that physical exercise is even more beneficial for people
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PPO Insurance Coverage for Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation

Realizing that you need assistance with your drug or alcohol abuse is a critical first step in obtaining that assistance. It’s not an easy choice to make, but if you
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side effects of crystal blue meth

Top Side Effects of Using Meth on Your Brain

Meth, also known as Methamphetamine, is an illegal psychostimulant drug that is very addictive and widely abused by people in the US. Around 23,837 people died of Meth and other
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how to detect weed in body

How Long Does Weed Stay in Your Body?

In short, it varies. How long weed stays in your body depends on two things, one, the amount a person inhales or ingests, and the other, the person. Two persons
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role of family in addiction recovery

Role of Family Support in Prevention of Drug Abuse

Drug abuse can have massive effects on the entire family. It can cause broken trust and damaged relationships. But are there ways to prevent drug abuse from happening before it
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is drug detoxing while pregnancy safe

Is Drug Detoxing While Pregnant Safe?

We all know that using drugs or alcohol can cause damage to the body, but what about when you are pregnant? Women who use and abuse drugs or alcohol while
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benefits of drug detoxification

Top Benefits of Drug Detoxification

After just about any drug addiction comes a drug detoxification phase to start the recovery journey. The drug detoxification phase can vary in length of time and severity, but it
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role of dual diagnosis

Why Is Dual Diagnosis Critical in Addiction Recovery?

Addiction has its effect on the person who is addicted to any substance. The addiction recovery process confirms that many people could have developed one or more mental disorders. For
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Top 7 Benefits of Quitting Drinking & Alcohol

Alcohol has become a trend in enjoying celebrations, and sometimes it takes the face of addiction. Though, even a slight amount of drinking in regular order can cause harm to
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drug addiction treatment for child

What Should I Do if My Child Needs Drug Addiction Treatment

If your child has a drug addiction but is unable to quit, it’s time to have the talk. The user often won’t realize if they need help and may outright
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Is Alcohol a Stimulant or a Depressant

Is Alcohol a Stimulant or a Depressant?

Alcohol is a very commonly used drug typically used to help increase energy levels, feel more confident, or simply have more fun. Alcohol may produce these types of feelings temporarily,
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How Long Does Suboxone Block Opiates

How Long Does Suboxone Block Opiates?

With the massive opiate crisis in today’s society, we are fortunate enough to have a substance that is used to help treat this deadly addiction, known as Suboxone. We know
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sublocade vs suboxone

Sublocade vs Suboxone: What is the Difference Between Them?

Opioid abuse and addiction affect millions of individuals throughout the world. In fact, it has been estimated that nearly 90 Americans die of an opioid overdose each day. Sublocade and
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benefits of equine assisted

Benefits of Equine Assisted Therapy

Have you ever wondered what can gained with communing with nature? Turns out, a whole lot. And when it comes to our pets and service animals, research has shown that
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Drug Addiction vs Drug Abuse

Drug Addiction vs Drug Abuse? What are the Differences?

Drug Addiction vs Drug Abuse proves to be a very controversial subject in that one may lead to the other without the person realizing they have a problem. Drug abuse
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Things to Consider While Choosing Inpatient Drug Rehab in California

Things to Consider While Choosing Inpatient Drug Rehab in California

 When you are considering a rehab center, you need to be aware of the different types of addiction they are offering. Understanding the different therapies should be a contributing factor
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How to Detox From Alcohol and Drugs

How to Detox From Alcohol and Drugs

Detox from alcohol and drugs is unique to each individual. The effect of the detox depends on the type of drugs the person used and how long it was used.
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inpatient treatment vs outpatient treatment

Quick Guide on Differences Between Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment

With the rise in addiction in today’s society, it is no wonder there are several types of treatment options available. Regardless of the addiction, inpatient and outpatient treatment options are
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What is Detoxification and Factors

What is Detoxification and Factors Affecting the Detoxification Process

No matter the type of drug or addiction you might be battling, drug detox will be the first initial step to a successful recovery. Drug detox is the body’s way
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rehab and detox

The Differences Between Detox and Rehab : Know Them Now

People commonly mistake detox treatment centers with different types of rehab centers. While both drug detox and a rehab treatment center are highly advised for seeking addiction recovery, there is
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dual diagnosis

Best and Reliable Information on Symptoms and Treatment of Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis is a condition in which a patient is already addicted to some drug and has a coexisting mental disorder. So, that patient has drug or alcohol problems and
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10 advantages of inpatient treatment

10 Advantages of Residential Inpatient Drug Rehab

Whether you are just now considering getting clean off drugs and alcohol or wondering what your next step after detox treatment is, finding a quality Residential Inpatient Program can really
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Heal your body after drug use

How To Heal Your Body After Drug Use?

Most of us were taught at a young age that drugs are bad. We were taught to say “no” and to avoid using drugs, yet for many of us, it
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Ultimate 4 Reasons Why California is a Great Place to Recover From Drug Addiction?

A successful recovery depends on selecting the right facility for you or a loved one suffering from a Drug and Alcohol Addiction. Individuals struggling with addiction or substance misuse should
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asking for help when addicted to drugs

The Best Ways to Ask for Help with Addiction

We Understand the pain of being an addict and the problems they face in asking for the help. Asking for the help when you are an addict is not an
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How to Convince Someone to go to Rehab?

If you have had someone in your life who suffers from addiction you know how frustrating it can be trying to convince them to seek help before they want it.
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What to expect coming into an inpatient treatment facility?

What is Inpatient Treatment? Refers to medical treatment that is provided in a hospital or facility that requires at least one overnight stay. With outpatient treatment, patients receive medical services
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Why Group Support is So Important

Group support offers clients a chance to hear different perspectives and share thoughts. Let’s start by talking about the benefits in which attending a group can be helpful. Group therapy
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