man explaining relapse prevention

Relapse Prevention

Relapse is a part of your recovery; what matters is that you dust yourself off and move forward again. It is a period of return of addiction after quitting or reducing it. Many people use to regard relapse prevention as an “event”, but it is not. It is a “process” and almost every addict who…

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What Is Inpatient Rehab?

Once the initial period of detoxification has started, it may be appropriate to enter a residential addiction treatment facility. It is not always a question of whether outpatient vs. inpatient treatment is more useful. Instead, you can ask whether it is beneficial for the individual to begin with one method before transitioning to the next.…

People learning about the detoxification process

The Detoxification Process

Addiction Rehab Centers run drug detoxification programs that prepare addicts to cope with the difficult de-addiction process. There can be some confusion in minds of the addicts, their families, and friends about what this program entails. A clear understanding of what happens during the drug detoxification can make it pretty comfortable for everyone. Understanding the…

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Alcohol Poisoning/Overdose: Signs, Causes, Risk Factors, Treatment and Prevention

Alcohol, if consumed in moderate amounts, can actually have some health benefits including decreased risk of a heart attack and diabetes. However, if its use gets out of hand, a number of problems are produced including deterioration of physical and mental health, addiction and even death. Ethanol, the intoxicating substance in alcoholic drinks is metabolized…