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The Relationship Between Addiction and Trauma

The Relationship Between Addiction and Trauma

By on Sep 13, 2019 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

An Overview Past traumatic incidents are incredibly difficult to work through even for those with a strong support system. Someone who has experienced trauma is at higher risk of developing a substance abuse disorder. Addiction is not only more common in those with past trauma, but it’s also more difficult to overcome. It’s possible to break free from both addiction...

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Key Features to Look for in a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center

Key Features to Look for in a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center

By on Aug 28, 2019 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

You’re Ready, Now What? Once you know it’s time to seek out drug and alcohol addiction treatment, the question becomes where you should go for help. Many centers are available, but each is a bit different. Some include a wide range of programs. Others offer unique approaches to managing addiction. It’s important to choose a location that can provide you with...

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Addiction Symptoms Checklist: Opioid Symptoms

Addiction Symptoms Checklist: Opioid Symptoms

By on Aug 16, 2019 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

You’ve watched your loved one struggle over the last few months, and you’re wondering what’s really happening. You may know they are using prescription drugs to get through chronic pain episodes. Or, you may suspect that your loved one is using illicit substances. What do you do? Don’t Overlook the Warning Signs of Opioid Addiction Opioid...

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Recognizing Symptoms of Relapse in Your Loved One

Recognizing Symptoms of Relapse in Your Loved One

By on Aug 7, 2019 in Addiction, Alcoholism, Blog | 0 comments

Substance abuse disorder treatment doesn’t follow a straight line. Rather, it’s an up and down, curvy line that may include some instances of relapse. The sooner you notice your loved one heading toward relapse, the faster you can get help. Most importantly, don’t view relapse as a failure of treatment. Rather, see relapse as a common component of the rehabilitation...

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