Addiction Treatment

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What is Your Purpose in Long Term Addiction Treatment?

What is the point of long term treatment? Why go to all of the trouble to live in a clean and sober environment? Is it really worth it beyond the normal 28 day program that most people end up attending …

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5 Myths About Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers

There are a number of myths about drug and alcohol treatment centers out there. Many of these myths are perpetuated by popular media, but sometimes people are simply misled about what goes on in drug and alcohol treatment centers. Let’s …

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Why do I Need Drug Rehab?

When I was still struggling with alcoholism and drug addiction I often argued that I did not really need drug rehab. My argument was based on denial, of course. I argued that I did not really need treatment to help …

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How Inpatient Alcohol Rehab Saved My Life

There is no doubt about it, inpatient rehab saved my life. Let me tell you exactly why this was the case. My situation at the time of surrender and entry into inpatient rehab I went to rehab three times in …

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Fighting the War Against Relapse in Addiction

For most people, overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction is absolutely the toughest thing they have ever had to do. So drawing an analogy with “fighting a war” is not inappropriate. Consider also that the timeline for overcoming an addiction …

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What are the Advantages of Inpatient Alcohol Treatment?

Inpatient treatment has a number of advantages over other forms of addiction help. Let’s take a look at some of those advantages to see if going to an inpatient treatment facility may be the best choice for you. Total and …

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How do You Know if Alcohol Treatment Will Work Out for You?

Of course no one can know for sure if alcohol treatment is going to change their life, or if it is just another false start in the hopes of escaping the clutches of addiction. Anyone who has gone through the …

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How Does Inpatient Drug Rehab Work?

Many struggling alcoholics or drug addicts are nervous about going to an inpatient treatment center, simply because they do not know what to expect. Part of the mystery is in wondering exactly how treatment works. Part of it is obvious: …

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What Can I Expect from Outpatient Alcohol Treatment?

One of the main alternatives to inpatient alcoholism treatment is outpatient. But how exactly does outpatient treatment work for substance abuse? Let’s take a closer look at this option and try to determine if it is a good fit for …

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How Can I Find an Addiction Treatment Center that is Right for Me?

Many struggling alcoholics and drug addicts are wondering how they can find just the right treatment center in order to help them overcome their problems. They believe that if they can find just the right facility that their problems will …