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5 Ways to Cope While a Loved One is in Rehab
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5 Ways to Cope While a Loved One is in Rehab

Seeing a loved one enter rehab can be tough to cope with. Knowing they’ll be away at a rehab facility for some time can bring about a series of thoughts and emotions consisting of worrying, anxiousness, impatience, fear and more. It’s important for you to know that you’re not alone in experiencing this, and that...

Justifying an Addict’s Actions
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Justifying an Addict’s Actions

Justifying an Addict’s Actions It’s tough to believe your loved one is an addict also because you’ve convinced yourself that all of the constant excuses you make are valid. You even start to frequently justify their addiction. “It could be worse, they could be dead or hurting other people.” “They’re not addicted. I know they...

9/11 and Substance Abuse
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9/11 and Substance Abuse

On September 11th, 2001, the world was shaken by the terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania. If you were old enough to remember 9/11, it is one of those days that will be forever engrained in your memory. It was heavily televised – live for the most part – so whether...

Detox: The First Step on the Road to Recovery
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Detox: The First Step on the Road to Recovery

If you’ve made the decision to get help for drug or alcohol abuse, you’ve conquered one of the toughest challenges on the road to recovery. Before you begin your journey of learning how to live a sober lifestyle, you need to have a clean, substance-free system. Most addiction treatment programs begin with a medically-supervised detox to...

Can Rehab Make You Depressed?
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Can Rehab Make You Depressed?

Addiction isn’t the only problem that addicts may be wrestling with when they enter rehab. Many also battle the mental disorder of depression. Some people may be clinically depressed and suffer from concurrent disorders upon entering a drug treatment center. “Mental health disorders and substance abuse commonly go hand in hand. Either disorder can occur...