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Online Recovery Support vs. In-Person Support

Are you hesitating to enter an inpatient detox program? Do you prefer to use telemedicine to cope with recovery from addiction? The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an expansion of the demand for telemedicine and telehealth. Now, many innovative treatment centers offer telehealth events or e-counseling courses. People can get the care and treatment they … Read more

How to Get Insurance to Pay for Drug Rehab

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If you or a loved one is struggling with a substance use disorder, rehab can be one of the best choices you can make. A rehabilitation clinic works to give you the tools to overcome addiction, to build new healthy behaviors, and to build a new life for yourself without drugs and alcohol. The thing … Read more

Is it Possible to Get Addicted to Sleeping Pills?

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Sleeping pills are one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States. In fact, over 5% of women and 3.5% of men in the U.S. have a prescription sleeping aid. But, while prescription sleeping pills are popular and very common, they’re also dangerous. More than 42,000 people are hospitalized each year because of sleeping pill abuse, addiction, and … Read more

Why Going Out of State for Addiction Treatment is a Good Thing

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Seeking out addiction treatment can be one of the best steps you ever take for yourself or your loved ones. With over 18.5 million people in the United States struggling with a substance use disorder, addiction causes more deaths, physical health problems, and mental health problems than nearly anything else. Getting treatment means choosing between … Read more

7 Early Warning Signs of Substance Use Disorder

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Substance abuse, or problematic relationships with drugs or alcohol, impact some 20% of all Americans. This includes individuals who take drugs and alcohol in problematic ways, in problematic situations, and in problematic situations.  A further 1 in 12 of us have a substance use disorder. Some 21.6 million Americans are addicted to drugs or alcohol, … Read more