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The New You: 15 Amazing Life Skills Topics You’ll Cover in Rehab

When you’re recovering from a substance abuse disorder, success isn’t defined by achieving sobriety—it’s defined by maintaining it over time.  According to statistics from the NIDA, relapse rates for substance abuse are as high as 40-60%. Some rehab centers focus entirely on detox and abstinence. But if you want the best

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Know What to Expect During the Detoxification Process

Are you taking steps to overcome your addiction? Most recovering substance abusers claim that overcoming an addiction is no easy feat. There are many things present during the recovery process enticing each individual to use their chosen substance again. The side effects of withdrawal, the strict routines, and the lengthy

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Tempting Tinctures: 7 Worst Prescription Drugs for Recovering Addicts

When you’re a former drug addict, it’s crucial you don’t get back into your addiction. But there are times when you need medicine. Unfortunately, the medicine doctors prescribe isn’t always beneficial. 15 million people in the U.S. abuse prescription drugs. This number is higher than any drug abuse number, including extremely

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The Word “No” Is Your Best Friend In Recovery: Learn How to Say No to Peer Pressure

Did you know that thousands of people in the country die each year due to a drug overdose? After all, more than 70,200 Americans died due to overdosing from both illegal drugs and prescription opioids. This is a two-fold decrease within a span of a decade. If you’re in rehabilitation, you know

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Heroin Cuts and Blends: What’s Really in Florida’s Drug Supply?

Heroin and other opiates are currently a big problem in Florida. While some opiates are prescribed as pain relievers, it can be a slippery slope when it comes to drug abuse and addiction. In this article, we discuss what’s in Florida’s drug supply; in particular, the heroin cuts and blends. What Is Heroin?