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Why You Need To Escape Your Old Life During Early Recovery

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Why You Need To Escape Your Old Life During Early Recovery

Achieving sobriety is just the first step. Maintaining that sobriety takes a daily commitment to healthier, more responsible living. One of the most challenging aspects of recovery for many newly sober people is the realization that some parts of their old lives are better left in the past. It may be necessary to cut off […]

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What Happens After 30 Days of Recovery?

One of the main reasons that someone might avoid seeking treatment for addiction is a fear of the unknown. They aren’t sure what will happen before, during and after treatment, and this fear is paralyzing. Today, there are more options for treatment than ever before. Finding out more about these options will help clear up […]

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Why Individualized Addiction Treatment Plans Are Essential

Why Individualized Addiction Treatment Plans Are Essential - The Treatment Center

Drug-related fatalities are a big problem worldwide, but no country seems to have a bigger problem with curbing overdose deaths than the United States. According to United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s latest report, more than 52,000 drug-related deaths occurred in the U.S. in 2015 alone. These deaths accounted for about 25 percent of […]

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God in Recovery: The Benefits of Christian Addiction Treatment Programs

God in Recovery The Benefits of Christian Addiction Treatment Programs

Addiction is a unique experience for each person. At The Treatment Center, we strive to develop an individualized treatment strategy for every one of our patients. We also host a variety of treatment programs, therapy options and counseling formats. By offering a wide range of choices, we encourage our clients to find a solution that reflects […]

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The Cerebellum and Addiction

What Part of The Brain Does Addiction Affect?

For years, people assumed substance abuse was about control – culturally, people see the battle of addiction as a battle of will. Fortunately, current research is transforming the way people think about addiction, realizing it’s not as simple as deciding to stop. At The Treatment Center, we believe in the importance of treating addiction and […]

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Study Shows Addictive Cravings Are Detectable After Death

Study Shows Addictive Cravings Are Detectable After Death

Substance abuse is an epidemic in our nation, and headlines all over the United States are a testament to how deadly it can be. Substance abuse is now the leading cause of unintentional death, with overdoses claiming more lives than car accidents. As it turns out, a new study suggests that addiction can affect us […]

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How Addiction Recovery Improves Lives

September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month – the 28th in the history of The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). SAMHSA is the leading federal agency in charge of public health efforts to improve the availability and quality of addiction treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation. The goal of Recovery Month is […]

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Depression and Substance Abuse: Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

Depression and Substance Abuse Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

Many who struggle with substance abuse are also dealing with a co-occurring mental health disorder, a phenomenon we refer to as a dual diagnosis. When we help someone with a dual diagnosis at The Treatment Center, we know it isn’t just about treating an addiction – it’s also about the other aspects of a mental […]

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Tips on Preventing and Treating Opioid Abuse

Furanyl Fentanyl: A Dangerous New Opioid According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 78 Americans die from an opioid overdose every day. In the last several years, the United States has witnessed an increase in overdose deaths, particularly as they relate to synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl. We have recently discussed […]

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