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How Alcohol Use Disorder Occurs & What Happens During Detox

Posted by August 5, 2020 in Alcoholism, Blog, Detox | 0 comments

How Alcohol Use Disorder Occurs & What Happens During Detox

Addiction creates dependency, a situation in which your brain’s chemistry is altered. When this happens, a person loses the ability to simply say no to the substance. They need it because their brain demands it. At some point, a person may no longer be able to stop using on their own. Recognizing addiction is the first step. Then, professional treatment can help, beginning with alcohol detox. Do You Have an Addiction to Alcohol? Because alcohol is so easy to access and often thought of as a safe drug, it can be very worrisome. You may not...

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Professional Drug Treatment – When Doctors in High-Stress Situations Need Help

Posted by July 23, 2020 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Professional Drug Treatment – When Doctors in High-Stress Situations Need Help

Times are difficult for many people. It’s unclear when the pandemic will end. Doctors and first responders who work with COVID-19 patients carry an especially heavy burden. If you are a doctor struggling with the demands of this new world, it’s time to reach out for help. If you find that you’re becoming dependent on substances for energy, stress relief, or pain management, professional drug treatment is available. You’re Not Abusing Drugs? It is very common for doctors to engage in high-stress tasks for hours each day. A doctor’s decisions...

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What Is Holistic Treatment & When Is It Useful?

Posted by July 13, 2020 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

What Is Holistic Treatment & When Is It Useful?

Does holistic treatment for drug addiction work? For many people, the answer is yes. When combined with professional medical care and therapy, holistic care is an important part of a successful drug treatment plan. What Is Holistic Treatment & When Is It Useful? The term holistic implies “whole body.” It is a style of treatment that focuses on healing the whole body, including the mind and spirit. It can include treatments like acupuncture, yoga, energy healing, aromatherapy, nutritional therapy, and much more. Holistic therapies help the...

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7 Symptoms of Prescription Drug Abuse

Posted by June 24, 2020 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

7 Symptoms of Prescription Drug Abuse

Medications are an important part of our healthcare. You shouldn’t stop taking them unless your doctor tells you to. Yet, there’s a growing prescription drug addiction epidemic happening in many areas. In some situations, there’s a fine line between prescription drug use and abuse. Could you or your loved one be misusing prescription drugs and not realize it? Knowing the Risk Is the First Step Most people don’t recognize how easy it can be to cross the line into addiction. An estimated 18 million people – or 6 percent of all U.S. residents...

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Co-Occurring Disorders: Ways Addiction and Mental Illness Feed Each Other

Posted by June 18, 2020 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Co-Occurring Disorders: Ways Addiction and Mental Illness Feed Each Other

About half of those who have mental health disorders also face substance use disorders, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. In fact, addiction and mental illness can feed each other, making it difficult to know which came first. When someone with an addiction also has a mental health disorder (such as generalized anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, or bipolar disorder), this is called a co-occurring disorder. Do You Have Co-Occurring Disorders? Diagnosing co-occurring disorders is difficult,...

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The Importance of Safe Detox

Posted by May 26, 2020 in Blog, Detox | 0 comments

The Importance of Safe Detox

When you’ve made the decision to get drug or alcohol treatment, one of the first steps is to rid your body of the chemicals and toxins. This is by far the most important part of the process for those with moderate to severe addiction. To be effective and safe, detox has to be done properly, preferably with medical supervision. Detoxing at home is more painful and can be very dangerous. Why Detoxing at Home Is a High-Risk Scenario Perhaps the most common problem is the difficulty – and often impossibility – of detoxing at your own home without...

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Facing Stress in Times of Change: Managing Addiction in a Time of a Pandemic

Posted by May 11, 2020 in Blog, Recovery, Trending Topics | 0 comments

Facing Stress in Times of Change: Managing Addiction in a Time of a Pandemic

In a time of pandemic, everything seems strange and worrisome. You may be one of the many people isolated in your home, trying to figure out how you are going to make it through this without a job or the ability to visit with family and friends. Are You Dealing with Addiction Too? If you’re suffering from addiction, you may be finding it hard to access the drugs and alcohol you’re used to having. You may be at home with your family 24-hours a day, which is making it hard to hide your drug use. On top of that, you’re suddenly forced to face...

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How Do “Stay at Home” Orders Affect Rehab Centers?

Posted by April 26, 2020 in Blog, Recovery, Trending Topics | 0 comments

How Do “Stay at Home” Orders Affect Rehab Centers?

Staying home has become a necessary step in the fight against COVID-19. Millions of people around the world are spending more time at home to do their part. Yet, millions of others have to work to provide important services to the community. Rehab centers, including Victory Addiction Recovery Center, are essential business. That’s why we are open and operational to provide for your needs. Let our team be there to help you. Is It Safe to Get Treatment in a Drug Treatment Center Right Now? Men and women with substance use disorder need to find...

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What Is Inpatient Care Like at Victory Addiction Recovery Center?

Posted by April 16, 2020 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

What Is Inpatient Care Like at Victory Addiction Recovery Center?

Making the decision to seek help for drug or alcohol addiction is never an easy one, and often it is a life-changing experience for you and your family. Inpatient treatment is designed to give you a high level of support for healing and building long-term recovery. Though every person’s needs are unique during this type of care, at Victory Addiction Recovery Center we work with our clients to provide a safe, secure environment for profound healing and improvement. A Safe, Comfortable Environment At the heart of our inpatient treatment program...

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7 Ways to Prevent Relapse

Posted by March 31, 2020 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

7 Ways to Prevent Relapse

You’ve worked so hard at your recovery from substance use disorder. You know this is a life-long battle, one that does not end when you leave treatment. Yet, the world outside of care seems very worrisome. How will you maintain your health long-term? What can you do to prevent relapse from occurring? Having a Plan in Place First, recognize that being prepared for recovery means having several layers of support available to you, from group therapy programs to mentors to your therapist. Second, remember that challenges, stress, and frustration...

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