Recovery Blogs

August 11, 2022
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What Are The Mental Health Risks of Methamphetamine Use?

Meth has dangerous physical health consequences but can also severely damage a person’s mental health and well-being.
August 8, 2022
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Synthetic Drugs: Types, Effects & Dangers

Synthetic drugs can be much more potent than other drugs, and they may contain unknown chemicals that can be dangerous or even deadly.
August 5, 2022
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Signs and Symptoms of Fentanyl Addiction

Dependence and addiction to any opioid can happen at any time to any person. The longer someone takes any opioid, including fentanyl, the more likely they are to develop a dependence or an addiction.
June 15, 2022
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What is ACT Therapy and How Does It Help Treat Addiction?

ACT therapy aims to help people free themselves from obsessive negative thinking. The basis of ACT therapy is mindfulness exercises that teach the person how to accept things as they come.
May 1, 2022
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Does Insurance Cover Addiction Treatment?

If someone has a drug or alcohol addiction, they should be able to use their insurance coverage as much as possible to get the help they need.
April 17, 2022
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Should You Quit Drinking Cold Turkey or Gradually?

Addressing this disease is vital, but some people may question whether it is better to stop drinking all at once (“cold turkey”) or if it's safer to taper off their alcohol consumption slowly.
April 7, 2022
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How Does Methamphetamine Affect the Brain and Body?

Methamphetamine can have very damaging physical effects on a person’s body and brain. The drug can alter how an individual’s brain functions and cause issues with almost every organ in the body.
March 10, 2022
alcoholic man binge drinking

Is Binge Drinking a Sign of Alcoholism?

Most binge drinkers are not dependent on alcohol. However, they may be at an increased risk of developing alcohol use disorder (AUD).
March 9, 2022
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What are Alcohol Cravings and How Can They Be Controlled?

Managing alcohol addiction is not easy, but understanding the root causes of cravings and how to manage them can help decrease the prevalence of alcohol use disorders.