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A collection of articles we've written that we hope you'll find helpful.

Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Drug and alcohol withdrawal is the physical and mental symptoms that occur when a person stops or significantly reduces their use of drugs or alcohol. Withdrawals are common and unavoidable as long as your body and brain have developed a dependence on drugs or alcohol. However, they can be properly managed by medical experts. The…

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March 24, 2024

Effects of Addiction

What Are The Effects of Addiction? Mind, Body, and Relationships

According to the publication by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), titled Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction, the impact of drug addiction can be far-reaching, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, lung disease, and many more. These effects are mostly classified into mental (mind), physical (body), and social (relationships).  Addiction alters the…

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March 24, 2024

Signs And Symptoms of Addiction

What Are The Signs And Symptoms of Addiction? Early And Late Stages

Addiction, in simple terms, is a condition where a person becomes intensely attached to a substance or behavior, to the point where it begins to control their thoughts, actions, and daily life. It involves a loss of control, leading to compulsive engagement despite negative consequences, and can have significant impacts on physical and mental health,…

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March 24, 2024

causes of addiction

What Are The Causes of Addiction? Biological, Environmental And Situational

Addiction is a complex condition where an individual becomes compulsively dependent on a substance or behavior, often leading to negative consequences and difficulty in stopping or controlling the behavior. It involves a powerful and disruptive cycle that hijacks the brain's reward system, driving relentless pursuit despite adverse outcomes. Addiction arises from an intricate interplay of…

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March 24, 2024

addiction

What Is Addiction? Definition, Types, and Stages

Addiction is a strong and uncontrollable urge to keep using a substance or engage in a behavior, even when it causes harm or negative consequences. It involves being unable to stop or control the behavior, despite wanting to. Addiction can be classified into two main types: substance addiction, which involves dependence on drugs or alcohol,…

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March 24, 2024

Shopping Addiction

Shopping Addiction Facts And Statistics 2024

Research on shopping has revealed that while it serves as a necessity in modern life, it also functions as a leisure activity and a form of entertainment, providing a sense of reward for certain individuals. However, when taken to extremes, shopping or excessive buying can become a harmful and destructive behavior for a minority of…

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February 28, 2024

Intensive Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab IOP

Intensive Outpatient Program: IOP Definition, Symptoms Treated And Therapies Provided

Intensive outpatient rehab is a type of treatment program that allows people to receive help for addiction while still living at home. It involves attending therapy sessions and group activities several times a week, providing the support and tools needed to overcome addiction and build a healthier, drug-free life. In an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP),…

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February 20, 2024

outpatient drug and alcohol rehab

Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab: Types, Symptoms Treated And Therapies Provided

Outpatient rehab is a flexible and accessible treatment option that allows individuals to receive support and therapy for substance abuse and addiction while continuing to fulfill their daily responsibilities, like work or school. It provides a supportive environment where individuals can address their challenges, learn coping skills, and build a foundation for recovery without the…

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February 20, 2024

Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehab: Symptoms Treated And Therapies Provided

Residential, inpatient rehab is like a temporary home where you receive focused treatment and support for your addiction. It's a place where you can step away from the distractions and triggers of everyday life, surrounded by a supportive community that understands your struggles, helping you on your path to recovery. Residential rehab addresses a range…

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February 20, 2024

Medical Detox

Medical Detox: Symptoms Treated And Therapies Provided

Medical detox, a fundamental component of addiction treatment, aims to safely and effectively manage the withdrawal process for individuals struggling with substance use disorders. This crucial step helps individuals overcome physical dependence on drugs or alcohol while minimizing the discomfort and risks associated with withdrawal. During medical detox, common symptoms treated include nausea, sweating, tremors,…

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February 20, 2024