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5 Most Common Prescription Drug Addictions

When you think about drug addiction, street drugs like heroin and cocaine may come to mind. However, prescription addiction is also a big problem. Many people are unaware of how addictive prescription drugs can be, especially when their doctor prescribed them. Signs of Misuse and Addiction Pill addiction always starts with misuse. Misuse is taking medication that…

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The Most Common Painkillers

Painkillers are drugs that doctors prescribe to relieve pain. These are generally prescription pain medications, known as opioids. These drugs relieve pain, but they also have other effects that make them addictive. We’ll look at some of the most common painkiller addictions. Commonly Abused Painkillers These medications are prescription drugs. You may have gotten them from…

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5 Benefits of Holistic Therapy

Holistic therapy is a term that refers to alternative or complementary addiction therapies. The word holistic itself means that the treatment team considers all factors during treatment, including mental, social, emotional, and physical factors. The holistic treatment uses complementary therapies along with traditional addiction treatment. What Is Holistic Therapy? Holistic therapy can refer to therapies designed…

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What Makes Residential Treatment a Good Option

Residential treatment can help people struggling with addiction gain access to the tools, therapies, and life skills they need to become sober and achieve recovery. It’s hard to get past an addiction without professional help. Enrolling in a residential treatment program allows clients to focus on their health and resolve underlying issues driving their addiction.…

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Individual vs. Group Therapy Programs

The complexity of how addiction affects people makes addressing the issues that drove the illness’s progression a challenge. Therapy sessions allow you to work through those problems in a setting where you dive deeper into what led you down the path of addiction. You also get the opportunity to grapple with the consequences of your…