Category Archives: Addiction Treatment

This blog category includes blogs written about various types of substance abuse and addiction. Individuals who are suffering from alcohol abuse may have difficulty figuring out exactly what to do about this problem. Likewise, those who are dealing with the effects of drug addiction might struggle. Thankfully, addiction treatment and detox can help individuals in these situations.

These blogs are written with the intention of informing people of the types, causes, and effects of specific addictions. They also provide information about the types of treatment available for these issues.

Additionally, family members can gain an understanding of addiction and how to identify signs of this problem.

Here at Coastal Detox, we offer professional therapy approaches and treatment programs. We work to help those who are struggling with substance abuse. Our team understands the challenges of recovery. So, we walk with our clients, every step of the way. Whether you need help overcoming alcoholism or drug abuse, we’re ready to assist you! The team at our addiction treatment center is dedicated to your recovery.

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Stay on Track: How to Create a Drug Relapse Prevention Plan

Laying the foundation for recovery requires planning. It requires working with professionals who’ve been there and who understand what is coming. It’s more effective when you plan ahead for the obstacles knowing they will arrive at some point. The good news is that once you decide to go down a

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Which Drugs Are Considered Gateway Drugs, And Why?

For some, it starts as a single hit of marijuana or a shot of alcohol at a party. This can then spiral into a vicious cycle of cravings, dependence, and addiction. It’s estimated that 1 in 7 Americans will have a problem with substance addiction. So, could experimentation with a gateway drug be

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Stage an Intervention Successfully with these Tips

Are you looking to stage an intervention with your loved one? When dealing with a loved one’s addiction, it’s important to remind yourself that you’re not alone. In fact, over 23 million Americans are suffering from addiction to drugs or alcohol. Of these millions, only a handful will receive the treatment they

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Successfully Staying Sober: 7 Tips To Prevent A Relapse After Rehab

In many ways, addiction can be explained as a neuroplastic event. When addicted to a substance, our brain deepens its pathways of habits. But these trenches aren’t poured with concrete. The brain is malleable, changeable, and more impressive than we have yet to discover. This concept, called neuroplasticity, is the white

Make them Say Yes, Yes, Yes: How to Convince Someone to go to Rehab

21 million people in the US are addicts; you most likely know someone who struggles with addiction. If you want to know how to convince someone to go to rehab, there are a lot of things you need to consider first. When people try to help addicts, they can often make

How to Get Sober and Stay Sober…Even When Everyone Else is Drinking

The statistics show that staying sober is a lot harder than getting sober. Making the decision to get sober can be a life-changing moment. But after this moment comes one of the toughest challenges that many of us will face. Sticking with the resolve, and fighting tricks of the mind and self-doubt

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Early Signs You’re Heading Toward a Relapse (And How to Stop It)

Many people mistakenly believe that going through alcohol detox or drug detox is the hardest part of recovering from an addiction. But in reality, that’s not often the case for the average addict. Studies have shown that anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of people recovering from an addiction relapse at least one time. Therefore, staying

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How to Avoid Alcohol After You Get out of Rehab

Are you looking for a way to avoid alcohol altogether once you get out of rehab? It’s not going to be easy! According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, more than 85 percent of Americans admit to drinking at least once in their lives. And more than 70 percent admit to drinking at least

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10 Ways to Say No to Alcohol at a Party

If you are giving up drinking, it can be very difficult to refuse drinks when you are at a party or a bar. You may find people pouring wine freely, or pushing cocktails on you. Often events like weddings, funerals and birthdays can be triggers for alcoholics. Family members who

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10 Tips for Sober and Clean Living

The thought of never taking a drink or a drug ever again might be daunting. What if your child gets married? What if you are diagnosed with a terrible disease? Getting sober and staying sober may seem like an insurmountable challenge if you look at the rest of your life.