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How to Choose Between At-Home vs. Medical Detox

No matter where and how you detox from drug or alcohol addiction, you are likely to experience withdrawal pain and discomfort. Detoxing at home can provide some privacy and comfort in familiar surroundings. However, medical detox at a drug and alcohol detox center is safer and offers services that reduce the effects of withdrawal. There…

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How to Make a Difference During National Recovery Month

When it comes to combating drug or alcohol addiction with detox and rehab, September may be the most important month of the year. Each year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) designates September as National Recovery Month. Addiction treatment centers support SAMHSA’s efforts by creating more awareness about addiction. Whether you are…

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How to Recognize the Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

Signs and Symptoms of Addiction Recognizing the signs and symptoms of addiction is someone’s first step toward guiding someone or getting help themselves. That’s why people must understand what these signs and symptoms are and why they’re dangerous. Not only are there behavioral signs and symptoms, but physical and psychological ones as well. At Midwest…