Category Archives: drug rehabilitation

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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Interventions Can Save Lives

There is a very unfortunate belief that is held by many families who are trying to help an addicted loved one. And that is that the person must “hit rock bottom” before they can be helped. I don’t know who … Continue reading

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What Rehab Success Means

At what point has a drug addict in treatment achieved rehabilitation? How can you gauge real success with treatment? And what, really should be the outcome of any good drug rehab program? Some consider that rehabilitation has occurred when the … Continue reading

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Asian Drug Rehabs Use Concentration-Camp Techniques to “Rehabilitate” Addicts – No Surprise that 90% or More Relapse

You don’t hear much about drug rehabilitation in countries like Vietnam, Cambodia, China and Malaysia. There may be a very good reason for that. All these countries have drug rehabs that resemble concentration or forced labor camps more than anything … Continue reading

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Cocaine is Popular as a Party Drug but Use Can Still Result in Disaster

While cocaine has been around for many decades, abuse of this drug in the US really kicked into high gear in the 1980s. It took a little longer for usage rates to climb in Europe because of the distance from … Continue reading

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Teens’ Secret Use of Alcohol and Prescription Drugs Can Lead to Need for Alcohol Abuse Rehab

In far too many families, even good and caring families, there can be a gulf separating parents from their teenaged children. Parents want to protect and counsel their children through difficult decisions. Teenagers want their privacy and want to try … Continue reading

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Alternative Rehab for Addiction

When families help an addicted loved one through rehab after rehab with no success, very often they begin to look for a different solution. The traditional rehabs of 28 or 30 days do not give most people time to rebuild … 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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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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