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Benefits Of Exercise During Drug & Alcohol Rehab

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Jun 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

Addiction to drugs and alcohol can wreak havoc on the balance we normally maintain when it comes to healthy diet and exercise; there are actually many benefits of exercise that can be capitalized on during rehab. Maintaining a regular aerobic exercise routine can actually lower risk of developing an addiction or relapsing from a prior addiction. Research has shown that individuals who regularly engage in exercise are less like likely to use and abuse illicit drugs, and that exercise offers special protective behavioral and neurological effects against developing a substance use disorder.

 

 

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A Brief History of Drug Enforcement in the United States

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Jun 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM
 
Federal and state regulation of drugs and drug enforcement in the United States has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Our current understanding of addiction and narcotics policies has evolved considerably over the last 200 years, but as new synthetic drugs continue to flood the market, we have to remain amenable to new methods of treatment and regulation.
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Teenage Drug and Alcohol Abuse Facts

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Apr 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM

 

Drug and alcohol abuse. It surrounds individuals on a daily basis and unfortunately can be introduced into children's lives at younger ages than we would enjoy. While some children are just reminded it exists, some dabble in the use of drugs or alcohol before they enter middle school or high school. In many high school surveys, many students admitted that they have drank alcohol before the legal age of 21. The problem in today’s society regarding the drinking of alcohol is that the laws restricting it do not do their jobs when it comes to the world’s children. Even though the legal drinking age in the U.S. is 21, young adults will get fake ids, steal liquor from friends or family, or pay individuals old enough to purchase alcohol to get it for them. By teaching children the facts while they are young, we might be able to help reduce this problem.

 

 

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7 Services That Make Us The Best Drug/Alcohol Program In Kentucky

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Apr 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM

 

Are you looking for a rehab center for yourself or someone you care about?

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Drug and Alcohol Treatment Is A Lifelong Process

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Feb 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM

 

So, there you are - watching in awe as the addict in your local SMART Recovery or AA meeting proudly announces that he’s made it to yet another year of sobriety through drug and alcohol treatment. He seems so strong, resilient, and unwavering in his mission to stay sober. If drug and alcohol recovery truly is what we’ve heard, “a lifelong process,” why is it that some people seem to breeze through it, while others struggle immensely to get through one day without using?

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17 Drug and Alcohol Abuse Facts You Might Not Know

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Jan 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Its time to talk about drug and alcohol abuse-This week is National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week so lets go over some facts! We all know about alcohol and the general effects they can have on our body-but here are some interesting facts regarding the substances we encounter each day. Keep reading in the upcoming pages to learn about some unknown but unique from the book Buzzed. Authors Cynthia Kuhn, PhD., Scott Swartzwelder, PhD., and Wilkie Wilson, PhD., of Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine have provided an extensive amount of knowledge on abused drugs and alcohol.

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Drug & Alcohol Abuse Free Homes are Better For All Residents

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Dec 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

A drug-free environment is an integral part of the community. It symbolizes the resolve to overcome the pain and torment of addiction through hard work and perseverance. This pain and agony often lead to living a tumultuous and unhappy life. You don’t have to let habit get the best of you or your loved one. Time is now to rise and become the better man or woman everyone in society expects you to be.

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Drug And Alcohol FAQ

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Nov 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Drug and Alcohol Rehab FAQ

The first step is a confidential consultation. It assesses the nature plus extent of substance abuse. Individualized assessment allows customization of the best drug or alcohol rehab treatment approach. This goes in line with our 30 Days Residential Program and After Care Plan.

For a successful recovery, it’s vital to acquire new knowledge, abilities and life skills. Education concerning all facets of substance abuse coupled with Individual and Group therapy is a foundation for all our programs. During classes and therapy, scheduled activities and leisure time are offered as a form of daily recreation.

How Long Does Alcohol Rehab Take?

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How To Prepare For Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Posted by Heather Valsan on Nov 16, 2017 10:01:00 AM

 You decided to check into an addiction treatment center to become sober and healthy. Great News! Setting a date for admission to a rehab center is one of the best decisions you will ever make. Now that you’ve made the first step, now what? You’re likely wondering what should you pack, and what you'll be doing when you get there.

Read on to learn about how to prepare yourself for a comfortable and successful experience in an inpatient drug and alcohol rehab.

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Kentucky Isn't Just For Bourbon Anymore

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Sep 18, 2017 4:16:33 PM
 

As substance abuse rears its ugly head all over the country, Kentucky is a state that has its share of unique and devastating problems. You can find just about any and all different types of drugs, both legal and illegal, within the state’s borders. 

 

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