addiction treatment for physicians

Addiction Treatment for Physicians

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Doctors Are Not Exempt From Substance Use Disorders. Learn About Treatment Options For Doctors and Nurses. Becoming a doctor is a career choice that comes with a lot of stress. Working as a doctor means long hours and intense demands on your…
What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment

What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

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What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment? Imagine how hard it is to live with a substance use disorder (SUD). Now think about how much harder that would be if you also had a mental illness! Just one or the other is bad enough, but having both disorders…
depressed alcoholics

Hiding My Depression By Drinking

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Alcohol abuse is a common sidekick to depression. Depression symptoms are very hard to endure. Someone who struggles with this mood disorder knows all too well how much they just want to feel normal again. You drag yourself through the days,…
Rehab Private Rooms

Rehab Private Rooms

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Learn What a Different a Luxury Rehab Makes  Most people who are ready to seek help for a drug or alcohol addiction are in a pretty bad way. At this point, after all the fallout from the substance use disorder, the person is probably not feeling…
angry alcoholic husband

What to do About an Angry Alcoholic Husband

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Alcoholism can have terrible effects on a marriage. Spouses who deal with alcohol abuse in the home know how this can harm the marriage. An alcohol problem can impact all aspects of home life. Problems include money problems, feelings of shame,…
ativan withdrawal

Ativan Withdrawal Symptoms and Relief

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Ativan, just as other benzodiazepines like Xanax or Valium, is a drug that is great…until it isn’t. While these medications are intended for short-term relief of anxiety or insomnia, the fact is that they are so effective that it becomes…
Tapering Off Opiates

Tapering Off Opiates

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With courage and grit, you are ready to begin the process of recovery from opiate dependency or addiction. The path to recovery begins with opiate detox, the critical first phase in taking back control over your life. When approaching opiate…
Executive Rehab

Executive Rehab for Alcohol and Drug Dependency

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No matter how successful you are in life it can all be undone by a substance use disorder. Professionals who have worked hard to reach a certain level of career success have probably endured a heavy stress load. After all, success doesn’t…
Alcohol Intolerance

Increased Alcohol Intolerance with Age

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Among the various changes adults experience as part of the normal aging process, alcohol intolerance may not even be considered. As we get older, other health and wellness concerns take the spotlight, with little thought given to the effects…
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,…