relationships after rehab

Do Relationships Get Better after Rehab

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One of the most tragic outcomes of active addiction is the damage it does to your primary relationships, especially the one with your partner or spouse. Addiction can take a serious toll on a couple, leaving a long trail of broken promises,…
why do alcoholics shake

Shaking Hands Sign of Alcoholism

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Alcoholism can sneak up on a person. You may be high functioning, able to sail through your days with no trouble. You might remain very social, never showing that you struggle with alcohol abuse. There will, though, come a day when this disease…
xanax withdrawal symptoms cold turkey

Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms Cold Turkey

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Introduction Xanax (alprazolam) is one of the drugs in the benzodiazepine family, a fast-acting sedative that is wildly popular in the U.S. In fact, with an estimated 49 million Xanax prescriptions written in 2012, Xanax is the most prescribed…
Occasional Drinking with Cirrhosis

The Dangers of Occasional Drinking with Cirrhosis

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Learn How Any Amount of Drinking Can Hurt the Liver Cirrhosis is a disease of the liver. It is often caused by chronic alcohol abuse. As the liver attempts to repair itself, after alcohol abuse, scar tissue forms. Over time, this scarring within…
Coronavirus and Addiction Recovery

Coronavirus and Addiction Recovery

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It may seem counterintuitive, but the coronavirus might just be the catalyst for many to finally take that step towards getting help. It is easy to be in denial about having a problem with drugs or alcohol during the usual busyness of life.…
How to Beat Alcoholism

How to Beat Alcoholism and Live Your Best Life

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Oh, if only there was a magic pill one could take and be done with alcoholism for good. Since there is currently no such miracle pill on the market, beating alcoholism remains a daily challenge for even the most dedicated to overcoming it. You…
Alcohol Withdrawal Hallucinations

Alcohol Withdrawal Hallucinations and Psychosis

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Introduction Even knowing all the serious consequences that accompany alcohol addiction, many alcoholics will persist in their compulsive drinking just to avoid the detox and withdrawal experience. Understandably, alcohol detox is highly…
Ways to Prevent Relapse After Layoff Due to Pandemic

8 Ways to Prevent Relapse After Layoff Due to the Pandemic

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For most adults, the prospect of losing one’s job stokes feelings of intense anxiety. Unfortunately, in the era of the coronavirus pandemic, job loss goes part and parcel with all the many other distressing effects we as a nation are experiencing.…
Rehabs That Accept Insurance

Luxury Rehabs That Accept Insurance

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Luxury Rehabs That Accept Insurance Rehabs come in all shapes and sizes, offering a wide range of treatment philosophies, services, amenities, and facility features to select from when the time comes for treatment.  Although even a bare-bones…
Executive Rehab

Executive Rehab Centers

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Executive Rehab Centers for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Even though someone may be quite successful in his or her business or career does not necessarily mean these professionals are exempt from developing a substance use disorder.  When it…