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5 Addiction Treatment Programs That Are Fun

Addiction treatment programs don’t have to be stressful or difficult. There are several addiction treatment programs that are fun and even relaxing! These five programs are something you can get excited about if you are in an addiction treatment program: meditation, group, recreation and relaxation therapies and field trips.

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Addiction Treatment in Your 30s

Addiction treatment in your 30s can be a whole different ballgame than it is for someone in her 20s, 40s, 50s and beyond. Your future no longer seems far away, like it may have in your 20s; it’s here. Your responsibilities and goals are very real, and if you’re dealing with addiction it can be very hard to meet them. With addiction treatment, you may be able to turn things around and enjoy all the decades to come. The Challenges of Addiction Treatment in Your 30s A Balancing Act Women in their 30s may be learning to balance the dynamics…

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Amazing Things You’ll Get From Substance Abuse Treatment

Entering a substance abuse treatment program can be a difficult decision for many women to make. However, once they go through the process, most women are thrilled with the amazing benefits that they receive. Substance Abuse Treatment: The Main Point The main point of substance abuse treatment programs is to help you recover from your addiction. If you are willing to work with the program and the specialists, you improve your chances of reaping the benefits of living a healthier lifestyle. Ultimately, you can develop a life free from drugs and/or alcohol. A Healthier Body You are probably aware of…

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Dealing with substance dependence through family therapy

Substance dependence affects more than just the user.  That's why we feel so strongly about ensuring that family therapy programs are an integral part of everyone's recovery process.  Although it's just one tool in the recovery treatment box, it can be very effective at understanding and in some cases overcoming underlying family issues. Can Family Contribute To Substance Dependence? As much as we may want to deny it, family environments can be a contributing factor to substance dependence. By going to therapy with their family, women in recovery can learn what aspects of their family life may be triggering to…

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Popular New Year’s Resolutions from Our Rehab Center

If a rehab center isn’t a great place to find inspiration and hope for a happier, healthier new year then I don’t know what is!  We’ve put together the most popular resolutions we’ve heard over the years, ranging from health and wellness to finding happiness and success.  Have you put together your New Year’s resolutions for 2013?  No matter what stage of recovery you are in, there’s something on this list that should inspire you! Top Five Rehab Center Resolutions Seek Help.  Although women in rehab have already sought help, most of them recognize that they aren’t where they want…

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Great Gift Ideas For Those in Recovery From Substance & Alcohol Abuse

Substance and alcohol abuse can rob you of your life.  Rebuilding after drug and alcohol abuse treatment can be a long but rewarding journey.  Holiday gift time can be a bit awkward when you are trying to rebuild your nest egg after substance and alcohol abuse, especially if your family members like to give big gifts or gifts to everyone.  Instead of feeling caught up in the holiday materialism, use your recovery to focus on what matters the most, the gratitude and love you feel for those around you who have supported you.  The same ways you express gratitude to…

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Dealing With Substance Abuse & Depression in Women During The Holidays

Depression in women who also suffer from substance abuse problems often rises during the holidays.  Many women feel pressure to perform and exceed familiar expectations during the holidays, to make the perfect holiday for their loved ones.  Unfortunately the combination of substance abuse or alcohol problems and depression can make the holidays incredibly difficult for many women. Treatment for substance abuse problems and depression in women can help make the holidays easier to handle.  Depression and substance abuse problems are often linked because the underlying cause of both can be the same.  Many women have underlying issues rooted in family,…

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Seven Signs It May Be Time for An Alcohol Rehab Program

An alcohol rehab program may be the last thing you think you need, but the truth is more than 17 million people in the United States have problems with alcohol. An alcohol rehab program is often the first stage of finding a path to sobriety and regaining control of your life. It can be difficult to recognize the signs of a true alcohol problem in yourself or someone you love, but odds are if your gut tells you there is a problem, there is often enough reason to at least have a conversation with an admissions counselor at an alcohol…

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After Drug and Alcohol Rehab: Healthy Living

Drug and alcohol rehab is just the first step in developing a healthy lifestyle.  Healthy living may seem like a buzz word these days, with plenty of commercials and advertisements telling us to live better, longer and healthier!  What do they mean?  What is healthy living? Healthy living is a focus on treating your body well through nutrition, exercise, and hobbies.  It’s a focus on positively stimulating all four areas of health: mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. After Drug and Alcohol Rehab: Exercise Many women leave drug and alcohol rehab intent on treating themselves better, maintaining healthier relationships and finding…

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Prescription Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse and drug abuse seem to coexist more and more often these days.  According to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 18.3% of admissions to a publicly funded substance abuse treatment program were a result of people abusing both drugs and alcohol.  Like all substance abuse problems, the reasons for mixing drugs and alcohol may be complex and vary from individual to individual. Alcohol Abuse or Drug Abuse: Which comes first? Alcohol abuse does not result in drug abuse or vice versa.  Many people have heard of so called “gateway”…

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