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What is the Worst Drug Rehab Advice?
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What is the Worst Drug Rehab Advice?

Getting help for drug or alcohol addiction through drug rehab is a good thing. It signifies the willingness to get your life back on track and take control of your body. The rehabilitation process is a grueling one and a patient needs all the support he or she can possibly get from friends and family. However,...

5 Signs Your Loved One Has a Co-Occurring Disorder
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5 Signs Your Loved One Has a Co-Occurring Disorder

A co-occurring disorder is when a substance abuse disorder and a mental health disorder coexist. A co-occurring disorder can often be difficult to diagnose due to their complexity as well as the differentiation in symptoms depending on the mental health disorder and substance of choice. For instance, a loved one who suffers from prescription drug...

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...