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What Are Opioids? The Opioid FAQ

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Oct 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The Opioid Epidemic

“The numbers show the deep impact of America’s ongoing opioid epidemic, which is the deadliest drug overdose crisis in history. We already knew, based on federal data, that US life expectancy saw its first major drop since 1993 in 2015 — from about 78.9 years in 2014 to 78.8 in 2015. Now we know that drug overdoses, especially opioid overdoses, played a big part in that drop,” reported by the Vox.

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Topics: Drug

How To Find The Right Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Sep 12, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

finding the right drug and alcohol rehab center for your loved one.

 

Finding the right drug and alcohol rehab center can seem immensely stressful because often time’s people don’t know where to begin. The uncertain feeling of not knowing is haunting because all that’s wanted is the help for your loved one.

What are you looking for? What treatment programs are the best? There are so many drug and alcohol rehab centers but how do you know which ones right?

The answer lies within the treatment modalities. Rehab centers offer a variety of one size fits all treatment models. So often what we see is the same type of treatment over and over regardless of individual factors pertaining to the type of substance or amount used.

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Topics: Drug and Alcohol

How To Detox Your Body From Drugs

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Sep 5, 2017 10:37:17 AM

 

 

It’s often said that we get out of our body what we put into it. Or simply, you are what you eat. Our bodies are amazing in how they operate.

Everything we eat or drink gets broken down for the purposes of feeding our muscles, strengthening our bones, and pumping vitamins and minerals throughout.

When we eat right and exercise, our bodies work like a finely tuned machine. But when we allow addiction to take hold, whether it’s food, drugs, or alcohol, it starts to disrupt the natural processes that take place.

It’s the chemicals and toxins we become addicted to. We become addicted to the ‘feel-good’ side of addictions while ignoring the consequences.

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Topics: Drug

Top 10 Drug and Alcohol Recovery Quotes

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Aug 31, 2017 10:05:00 AM

 

 

Quotes in general inspire people to achieve difficult tasks and give the pruning passion to go up against all odds. When being in drug and alcohol rehab, it's especially important to stay motivated.

Going through recovery takes courage. Passion is a strong pillar holding up the heavy weight of the recovery roof. Most have a why!

Having a "Why" is why you're going through recovery. When you have that why, it's important to rejustify your presence through the process.

Let's here from Marc McMahon, a recovery expert and founder of Recovery Uncensored.

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Topics: Drug and Alcohol

What to Expect From Alcohol Rehab

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Aug 29, 2017 8:05:00 AM

 

Alcohol is common in our country. So common, in fact, that nearly 90% of people have had a drink at least once in their lifetimes. For the most part, people are social drinkers. It’s as ingrained in our lifestyle as much as sports and intimate gatherings are.

The problem is, many go beyond what is a drink or two.

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Topics: Alcohol

Drug and Alcohol Rehab: What's Right For You?

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Aug 24, 2017 10:05:00 AM

 

Did you know that 1 in 5 people attend drug and alcohol rehab more than once?

How about over 21 million Americans have a drug or alcohol problem in 2017?

Whether it's you, a loved one, or a close friend resear

If you're searching for rehab facilities you're not the only one. Cost is an essential factor when deciding if rehab is the right step to take or not. While cost is a core factor what about effectiveness?

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Topics: Drug and Alcohol

The Benefits of Inpatient Drug Rehab

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Aug 22, 2017 9:05:00 AM

 

 

Are you tired of searching for the best inpatient rehab? Start looking at the types of programs and let's examine the benefits of inpatient drug rehab.

For a person who is addicted to drugs and alcohol, deciding to kick their habits and return to a healthy life is one of the best decisions they could ever make. When you consider the number of harmful side effects, including the increased risk of death (or causing death to others while under the influence), we can see how important it is to get it right.

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Topics: Drug