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Are Drug Implants the Future of Drug Addiction Treatment?

One of the most common misconceptions about drug addiction revolved around the idea that addicts somehow lack a sense of self control and moral fortitude.
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Christian Rehab in the Age of COVID-19

In today’s world, thanks to the Coronavirus, it may seem like uncertainty and fear are behind almost every corner. Also commonly known as COVID-19, this
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Sleep and Addiction: Is Sleeping Too Much Okay?

Anyone who has ever gone through an addiction to drugs or alcohol, or anyone who has ever watched a loved one struggle with one, knows
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10 Ways to Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder & Drug Addiction

This time of year can be very difficult, especially for those who suffer from addiction, as holidays and moments of celebration are often considered to
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Who is to Blame for the Drug Crisis?

If there’s one thing Americans of all backgrounds, religions and political affiliations agree on, it’s that the United States is in the midst of a
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The Importance of Peer Support Systems in Addiction Recovery

When someone enters our residential addiction treatment facility in Riverside, California, we strongly emphasize a ‘social model’ of recovery. Our treatment program is unique, in
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Why Is Stopping Drugs So Hard?

Addiction is a disease of the brain. Your brain is the control center of your body, affecting your thoughts, feelings, decisions and actions. Addiction to drugs or alcohol is hard because it changes the signals in your brain, which makes it difficult to feel okay without using the drugs. When you first take drugs you feel a high or a rush from the substance. But over time, the high is not as strong and you must take more and more of the drug to keep from feeling bad. This is what happens when you become addicted. Many people who are addicted want to quit and they think they can do it on their own.
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How to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One During Recovery from Addiction

You may have recently suffered the loss of a loved one, a family member or friend while you’re going through recovery. You used to handle
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Why Do I Keep Relapsing? 5 Ways To Become Stronger

If you find yourself asking this question, either for yourself, a family member, loved one, neighbor or coworker just understand that a relapse is a
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Prioritizing Your Mental Health in the New Year

In the New Year, a lot of people are investing in resolutions to lose weight, exercise more often, quit smoking and go to the gym
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