Monthly Archives: January 2012

Treatment for Alcohol Addiction

The options for alcohol addiction treatment vary hugely, from the prescription of drugs that are intended to make a person sick if they drink, to a continuous course of hundreds of meetings at support groups. In this area, there has … Continue reading

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How to Recover from Heroin

Finding out that a loved one has been using and is addicted to heroin is a terrible moment for any parent, sibling or other family member. Just as tragic is the fact that many heroin addicts go through rehab after … Continue reading

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Alternative Recovery Resources

It’s true that drug or alcohol addiction is a condition not only the mind but also of the body. Bodies become dependent on drugs. As their tolerance grows, it takes more of a drug or alcohol to create the same … Continue reading

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Where Does the Need for Alcohol Abuse Rehab Start?

For some young people, the need for alcohol abuse rehab starts with the very first drink. They never really leave liquor or alcohol alone after that. They continue to drink and most of them will add other drugs to the … Continue reading

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Narconon Program Provides Alcohol Abuse Rehab by Repairing the Damage

In the field of alcoholism recovery, it is unfortunately considered the norm for one of three things to happen: A person goes to a drug rehab center for alcoholism, finishes the program and returns home, only to relapse and go … Continue reading

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Rehab for Club Drugs

“Club drugs” refers to a category of drugs that are often used at parties, nightclubs, dance clubs and large musical events directed at young attendees. This class of drug includes mostly synthetic drugs of recent origin, while more familiar drugs … Continue reading

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How Tim Got Off Meth

Tim is a big man with a calm and humble air. But he told a rather startling story about substance abuse, addiction and drug trafficking in Texas. He started using marijuana and alcohol in high school but they were never … Continue reading

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How to Treat Alcoholism

Unfortunately from the viewpoint of treatment, alcoholism has as one of its characteristics that the drinker will almost always deny that he has an alcohol problem. This fact makes it frustrating for family members who want to help the alcoholic … Continue reading

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Seeking Recovery for Crack Cocaine Addiction

When crack cocaine roared through the American landscape in the late 1980s, it tore many people away from their productive, enjoyable lives and their families. Crack is a toxic drug, very harsh and quickly addictive. Those who became addicted to … Continue reading

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Brandon’s Pain Relievers Lead to Addiction

As a teen, Brandon was a BMX rider — bicycle motocross or stunt riding — and that led to him tearing ligaments in his knee. The injury resulted in his being prescribed opiate pain medication and that started him on … Continue reading

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