Spiritual Renewal in Holistic Treatment

Spiritual Renewal in Holistic Treatment

Addiction is complex and affects every part of our lives. It changes the way we think about ourselves and wreaks havoc on our lives. It changes the way our brains work and can lead to serious and deadly health problems.

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Drugs, Alcohol, and the Heart

Drugs, Alcohol, and the Heart

Addiction affects all aspects of a person’s life and the lives of loved ones. Addiction can lead to serious physical and mental health problems. Some drugs can cause seizures, organ failure, brain damage, overdose, and early death. Drugs and alcohol

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The Link Between Post-Traumatic Stress and Addiction

The Link Between Post-Traumatic Stress and Addiction

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” Mental

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Signs Your Loved One Has a Problem with Alcohol

Signs Your Loved One Has a Problem with Alcohol

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” When

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Yoga and Meditation in Addiction Recovery

Yoga and Meditation in Addiction Recovery

Addiction makes an impact on the way a person takes care of him or herself. Addiction takes priority over all responsibilities, interferes with relationships, and lessens productivity at school and work. When a person is grappling with addiction, they often

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The Harmful and Deadly Effects of Cocaine

The Harmful and Deadly Effects of Cocaine

Cocaine increases the level of dopamine in the brain. Cocaine can be smoked, injected, or inhaled and the effects are felt immediately. The brain rapidly releases dopamine, and produces the euphoric feelings. Cocaine is very addictive, harmful, and can be

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Staying Connected After Treatment

Staying Connected After Treatment

Addiction changes us internally and externally. It interferes with many aspects of our lives. When we are addicted, we are held hostage to using drugs and alcohol. Addiction makes us feel isolated, lonely, scared, and helpless. When you enter treatment,

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Family Healing After Addiction

Family Healing After Addiction

Addiction is a family disease and affects the lives of those who struggle with it and the lives of loved ones. Treatment prepares your loved one for a new, sober lifestyle in recovery. Healing from addiction takes time and a

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Things you Should Bring to Treatment

Things you Should Bring to Treatment

Packing for your stay in treatment can be overwhelming. Knowing what you should bring to treatment beforehand will be less stressful. There are some things you should bring to treatment and others that are not permitted. When packing for your

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