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What is Rapid Detox?

Rapid detox is a controversial procedure that promises to get a client through the withdrawal process in as little as a day. It’s not medically endorsed and makes no scientific sense. It makes no common sense, either. It’s little more than a medical gimmick. Moreover, it’s inherently dangerous. The process

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Is Drug Addiction a Disease?

The simple answer would be that yes, addiction is a disease – and not just drug addiction. That is a question many people ask, in fact. But the main problem is that most people seem to fail to properly understand addiction and why it is a disease. It is a

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How You Can Stop Enabling an Addict

What Is Enabling? Enabling happens when a person supports someone’s addiction through their thoughts or behaviors. This can be done by a parent, a significant other, relatives – anyone that is part of an addict’s life. In a way, an enabler protects the addict from the consequences of their addiction

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What are the 3 Stages of Relapse? Learn to Recognize the Signs

There are three stages to relapse, emotional, mental, and physical. These stages can start long before the person is aware that they are slipping into the relapse pattern. The relapse process happens gradually. Sometimes it can even take months from the start of relapse to the time the person picks

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Alcohol and Tylenol: A Harmful Combination

Mixing Tylenol and alcohol can be risky. By taking both substances you’re risking such illnesses such as kidney disease, liver toxicity, and/or pancreatitis. If there is a problem with mixing alcohol and Tylenol, alcohol treatment is an excellent option to get yourself or a loved one the help deserved to