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Soldiers & Stress – Find Healthy Outlets Other Than Drug Abuse

Soldier in a sunset The military is known for substance abuse and uses due to the extreme stress of war, long work hours, and other factors. Alcohol is available on and off military bases, and typically a discount on military installations. Studies have found that service members who have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and experienced combat, are at [...]
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Alcohol Detox – What to Expect on the Hard Road to Recovery

Man in alcohol detox Treatment for alcohol dependence or alcoholism typically begins with detoxification, also known as alcohol detox, which is the complete cessation of alcohol consumption. Alcohol has consistently remained to be the most abused substance throughout history. Alcohol abuse, on varying levels of severity on the alcohol use disorder spectrum, affects around 10 percent of women and [...]
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CARF Accreditation: Why This Matters to Rehab Centers

Woman by beach Since there is no one size that fits all in the case of addiction treatment, not every treatment facility will be the right fit for all individuals in need of such services. In the search for an addiction rehab program, appropriate accreditation of an institute can make this tedious process a little easier. That’s a [...]
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Punishing Yourself Doesn’t Help You End Sexual Addiction

Sad man on a hill struggling with sexual addiction Self-control and discipline are esteemed in our culture. They are seen as vital mechanisms for success and growth. Indeed these qualities can be important aspects of a healthy self-motivational approach, yet, when it comes to sexual addiction, these qualities can produce bi-products that become binding forces that perpetuate a sexual addiction. If you are intrigued [...]
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Men & Careers: Does The Path Change After Rehab?

Man after rehab considering changing careers After discharging from rehab treatment for an addiction, it can be a difficult and stressful time considering whether to return to your previous career or start over. Most individuals who have returned to their careers find readjustment to work a challenge at first [1]. Remembering that feelings of blame or guilt can lead to relapse [...]
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