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Russell Brand Celebrates 16 Years in Recovery

Life is way too short to stay stuck in an Eeyore like prose for the remainder of your days. What little bit of it we have should be enjoyed with love, fun, and laughter. Laughing is, and will always be, the best form of therapy one can find. Laughter soothes the soul. It builds relationships. …

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President Trump and His Opioid Epidemic

“Together we are going to end the scourge of drug addiction in American,” Trump declared as he sat down to sign a new piece of legislation this previous Wednesday. ‘The Support for Patients and Community Act’ as it was written, is the newest master plan against the infamous opioid pandemic festering in the wounds of …

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America’s Most Frequently Abused Prescriptions

There are many types of abusive relationships out there. Sadly we don’t live in the innocent fairytale land we like to make pretend sometimes. There are verbally/physically abusive relationships. There are abusive relationships regarding power amongst people. There are even self deprecating relationships where we abuse ourselves with irrational insecurity. However, for some select unlucky people …

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Health Partners: Making Reputable Rehab Affordable

Health Partners – If you think that quality substance abuse treatment is out of your price range, think again! With the passing of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 (aka, “Obamacare”), even the most minimal insurance policies are required to cover part or all addiction treatment. Health Partners can help with the costs of Professional Rehab Money should …

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How To Plan An Intervention For Your Loved One

It’s difficult to help a loved one when they are struggling with any type of addiction— and with denial being one of the first signs or symptoms, it can often be challenging to motivate them to seek help.   An intervention is a carefully planned process in which family members and friends gather to confront …

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The Common Signs of Opiate Abuse

It’s October, the Great Pumpkin Month. Halloween is right around the corner and most of us couldn’t be more jazzed. Who doesn’t get excited to curl up with a cup of hot chocolate and watch scary/horror movies this time of year? That’s one of the best parts. Not only that, but they keep getting more …

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Gift Of Life Scholarships!

November, December and January Only! We will be offering 20 scholarships total. Deadlines for applications are as follows: November admission deadline is November 1, 2018 December admission deadline is December 1, 2018 January admission deadline is January 1, 2019   The Gift of Life program offers scholarships to those seeking treatment for addiction to drugs …

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Are Healthcare Companies Adding to the Opioid Epidemic?

Freedom’s only free if it’s free. Its 2018 and we live in a country declared free but apparently under siege. No, it’s not another nation that has attacked us but sabotage of our own doing. We have trodden down the chemical trails to a dead end that has taken its toll on the masses. Overdose …

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How Detox Programs Prepare You For Going To Treatment Afterwards

If you found your way to this page, there’s good chance that you or someone you love is dealing with an addiction. By dealing with an addiction, we mean suffering from the effects of losing control of your life because of substance abuse. There is no upside to having an addiction to any substance. The …

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Do I Need Inpatient Rehab For My Opioid Dependence, Even If It’s Prescribed To Me?

Many people take opioids on a daily basis for the treatment of chronic pain. When taken as directed under proper medical supervision, opioid therapy is generally safe and effective. Most people taking medically-prescribed opioids do not become addicted. However, this isn’t true for everyone. Genetics determine roughly half of a person’s risk of drug addiction. …

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