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Types of Activities at The Treatment Center

Types of Activities at The Treatment Center Residential Addiction Care Center

Many people struggling with substance abuse dread the thought of entering rehab. Common misconceptions about rehab and the social stigmas attached to addiction often discourage potential patients from seeking treatment. The medical experts at Treatment Center believe in individualized treatment plans for every one of our patients, and we recognize that the path to sobriety […]

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Why Therapy Is Essential in Treating Addiction

Why Therapy Is Essential in Treating Addiction

Substance abuse affects each individual differently. There is no cure-all that works for every patient. While medically assisted detox, physical therapy and nutritional support can curb the physical stresses that accompany substance abuse, addiction treatment therapies help patients understand their addictions, take responsibility for their actions and embrace a healthier lifestyle. What works for one […]

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What Happens During Addiction Detox

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What Happens During Addiction Detox

People struggling with addiction face numerous challenges, including difficulties getting along with loved ones and the psychological and physical effects of addiction. However, many people with substance abuse issues find that the hardest part of being an addict is having to admit that they even have a problem. We’ve seen many people battling addiction at […]

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The Chemistry of Alcohol Dependence

The Chemistry of Alcohol Dependence

Most people have at least a basic understanding of neurochemistry, the relationships between the naturally-produced chemicals in the human brain. What they may not know is how alcohol affects them. These chemicals, called neurotransmitters, regulate the brain’s functions and influence behavior. Healthy function depends on a careful balance of these neurotransmitters, and virtually every type […]

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Experimental Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy for Addiction Treatment

Experimental Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy for Addiction Treatment

Mental health professionals are always searching for new and effective ways to treat addiction. Substance abuse is a complex, multi-faceted disease that requires a multi-disciplinary approach. What works well for one individual may not work for another. Scientists are breaking ground on a new approach to therapy that may help addiction sufferers overcome their battle […]

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How Naloxone Reverses Opioid Overdoses

How Naloxone Reverses Opioid Overdoses

The United States is in the midst of an overdose epidemic involving opioids. In 2015, prescription and illegal opioids killed 33,000 people. An estimated 1.9 million individuals in the country are addicted to or abusing opioids. A medication known as Naloxone can reverse the symptoms of an opioid overdose and give addicts an opportunity to […]

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Simple Tips to Help Family Members Cope With Addiction Within the Family

Simple Tips to Help Family Members Cope With Addiction Within the Family

Much research has been done regarding the effects of substance abuse on an addict. When someone is addicted, there is plenty of focus on how to provide treatment and help them stay sober. However, family members often don’t receive the attention and treatment they need. If you are an addict’s family member, you’re probably going […]

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The Benefits of Acupuncture During Drug and Alcohol Detox

The Benefits of Acupuncture During Drug and Alcohol Detox

Addiction is more common than we may think. According to the National Study on Drug Use and Health, there were 20.8 million people aged 12 or older suffering from a substance abuse disorder in 2015. Of these, more than 15 million had an alcohol use disorder, while 7.7 million were dealing with an addiction to […]

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Hope Diaries: Reaching Out in Active Addiction – A Testimonial

In this “Hope Diaries” testimonial, Tracie discusses her battle with addiction. For many, reaching out in active addiction is extremely difficult. Tracie explains, “One of the hardest things for alcoholics and addicts is they believe they’re a burden when they ask for help. It’s not a burden for those who help you, it’s a joy.” […]

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