Category Archives: Recovery After Treatment

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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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The Stages of Recovery and What to Expect

If you decide that your drug or alcohol abuse issue needs help, take a moment to celebrate because you’re on your way to the first few steps to recovery. When it comes to drug or alcohol abuse, the road to recovery is a long and hard process. This entails a

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How to Cope With Addiction Triggers During Recovery

I’m sure you’ve heard it before: once an addict, always an addict. What comes after addiction? Recovery. Recovery is a process that never ends, and it’s not easy, especially when you’re newly sober. So how can you cope with addiction triggers once you’re in recovery? Here are a few tips

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How to Stay Sober at the Bar with Friends

It’s Saturday night, all of your friends have invited you to the bar. You love hanging out with your friends like anyone else so you want to go but you’re also a recovering alcoholic who doesn’t want to hang out around the booze. Just because you want to stay away

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How to Get Sober: Your Step-by-step Guide to Finding Treatment and Staying Clean

For those who struggle with addiction, it can often seem like there’s no hope at all. Being trapped in a self-destructive cycle takes its toll on the addicted individual, ruining lives and relationships for as long as the addiction continues. There is help available for those who are wondering how

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10 Ways to Make Staying Sober Easier After Rehab

Although one in seven people will face addiction, only 10% will receive help. If you’ve found yourself in part of that 10%, hopefully you’re already on the right path by having completed rehab. Unfortunately, your road to recovery isn’t over just because your time at rehab has come to a close. You’ll likely

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Will You Start Mental Health Treatment While in Your Medical Detox Program?

Addiction is extremely devastating when it infiltrates your life. Loss of employment, a lack of socialization, and feelings of anxiety and severe depression are all common issues you are likely to experience once you have developed an addiction to a substance. When you enroll in a medical detox program, it

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How Long Do Alcohol Detox Centers Take?

Alcohol is far and away one of the most commonly abused substances, and there are plenty of statistics to back this up. Current estimates suggest that well over 17 million Americans have an alcohol dependency, and for these individuals, getting sober can be that much more difficult as the first

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So What Happens After I Complete My Detox Center in FL?

When your rehabilitation is complete, you need to make sure you stay sober. Once you leave the facility, the support system that you had will be disbanded. It will be up to you to keep your sobriety and remain on the right path. There are several steps that you can