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Month: November 2016

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3 Benefits of Supervised Medical Detox

Detoxification from drugs or alcohol is often the first (and perhaps most critical) step in your recovery. For a safe and comfortable detox, it’s best
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Recovery on the Road: Staying Sober During the Holidays

It’s official. The holiday season is officially upon us. In addition to gift-giving, tree trimming and the occasionally awkward office party at work, this time
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Quiet Time for Better Recovery

At 10 Acre Ranch, we know that quite reflection is an important part of the addiction recovery process, both in rehab and once you begin your
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Why Friendships in Rehab Matter

If you or a loved one is battling with drug or alcohol abuse, you’re likely all too familiar with the way addiction can isolate people.
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The Dangerous Connection Between Alcohol and Anger

Consistently abusing alcohol for many years can have serious and lasting effects on your body. Long-term overconsumption of beer, wine and liquor is often associated
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3 Benefits of a Small Client-Staff Ratio Rehab Facility

When you or someone you love is ready to enter rehab, you’ll need to consider the size of the facility as well as its staff.
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Retraining Your Brain for Greater Impulse Control

Have you ever experienced “buyer’s remorse”, jumped to conclusions or let your temper get the best of you – only later to berate yourself for
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“My best friend has an addiction issue. What should I do?”

Some say that friends are the family you choose for yourself. And, rightly so. The bonds of friendship are so powerful that studies have found
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