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woman looking out window thinking why do i need alcohol abuse counseling

It is not uncommon for folks entering recovery to ask, "Why do I need alcohol abuse counseling?" Sometimes, people with an alcohol problem will try recovery on their own at first. However, more often than not, this isn't a very successful way. Unfortunately, drinking is usually a symptom of a…

woman smiling outside benefiting from individualized care

As you set out on your journey of sobriety, you will find that individual care is very important. Benefiting from individualized care in recovery is not meant to exclude or reduce the importance of group therapies. Instead, individual care works together with group therapies to zero in on a patient's different…

man sneezing into arm to avoid a compromised immune system

Essentials are cleared from shelves. Many social scenes are being ordered shut to minimize the congregation while COVID-19 is spreading across the United States. Social media and the news are constantly reporting the horrors of this new mutation of the flu virus. Entire restaurants and bars are closing. People are…

people with folded hands in anxiety treatment

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is likely to hit people battling a substance use disorder (SUD) really hard. Those with an anxiety disorder or prone to using drugs or alcohol to cope with anxiety symptoms may also wind up needing anxiety treatment during this…

woman smiling outside knowing there is safety at rehab

COVID-19 is rapidly spreading throughout the world. As it happens, more people are being asked every day to stay home to stop the spread and to flatten the curve, or surge, in cases. With that in mind, consider your unique situation. Perhaps you have drug or alcohol addiction. Perhaps you…

woman looking at viewer sternly wondering do I need dual diagnosis treatment

Co-occurring disorder diagnoses have been steadily on the rise in the United States over recent years. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, approximately 47.6 million Americans struggle with at least one mental health disorder. Sadly, approximately 9.2 million of those people also live with a co-occurring…

woman smiling on train fighting relapse triggers

Once you get through treatment and into recovery, one of the struggles you may still face is fighting relapse triggers. With the right coping skills and quality help from dedicated professionals, though, you can reduce the chances of a relapse. That lowers your risk of future problems, and every time…

mother hugging daughter after heroin addiction recovery rate

Recovering from substance abuse is serious. It can take time, and it takes effort. But it's also worth it to live a clean and sober life. If you or a loved one is struggling with a heroin addiction, you might be wondering what the heroin addiction recovery rate is. While…

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