Category Archives: drug rehabilitation

Is Addiction a “Moral Failing?”

Across the broad field of addiction recovery, there are many opinions about what addiction really is. Does it really make much difference which definition is correct? It does. Different forms of treatment are based on these differing concepts and definitions … Continue reading

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Choosing Among the Many Alternatives for Addiction Recovery

When a family seeks a recovery program for a loved one, the variety of treatment programs they face will probably be baffling to them. Should they find a methadone program or one that provides buprenorphine? An in-patient program or out-patient? … Continue reading

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Does Your Drug Rehab Program Focus on Life Skills?

There are all kinds of drug rehab programs in the world. Some have widespread popularity and others are isolated to just a few rehab centers. Like wilderness programs. You can find this type of rehab program with fair ease, but … Continue reading

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Helping Others After Recovery from Drug Addiction

It’s certainly true that different people have different reactions to completing a drug rehab program and going back home sober. Some graduates want to focus on going back to work and taking better care of themselves and their families. This … Continue reading

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Why a New Culture of Sobriety is Needed and Makes Sense

There’s so many ways to help people overcome problems with alcohol or drugs. Perhaps the most important right now are drug prevention and education for youth and drug rehabilitation. These are, as you may know, the services that Narconon centers … Continue reading

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Will the Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act Give Patients More Access to Rehab

A group of U.S. Senators have been in the news recently in connection with a new bill which is aimed at opening doors to treatment for more Americans suffering from drug addiction. Specifically, the bill is intended to address what … Continue reading

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Life Skills and Their Relation to Recovery

Until Betty Ford went public with her addictions and her recovery, no one knew much or talked much about addiction treatment. A drunk might go to the hospital to “dry out” – in other words, get off alcohol. But that … Continue reading

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What Are The Best Methods for Choosing A Drug Rehab

Choosing a drug rehab program for yourself or for a loved one can be an excruciating decision. Upon this decision may rest the success or failure of the attempt to get clean and sober, and it’s not a decision that … Continue reading

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The Components of Holistic Drug Treatment

There have been some individuals who have successfully resolved their problems with substance abuse by participating in traditional twelve-step programs or by receiving medications to help them withdraw from drugs.  However, other individuals can feel that true sobriety means an … Continue reading

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5 Steps For Choosing a Drug Rehab

Choosing a drug rehab center isn’t like choosing a destination for your next vacation. It’s not the kind of thing where you can afford to take your chances and know that you’ll have another shot at it if your first … Continue reading

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