Tag Archives: Recovery

Serial Marital Affairs – What is My End Game?

Marriage There is a strangely high incidence of suicide within the comedian population. Just in recent years, there were the high profile suicides of Andrew Koenig and Robin Williams. These happy, sarcastic, satyr and gifted artists often struggle with depression and self-reproach. What is happening? A strong theory held by many is that these characters have [...]
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Couples – How to Work Through Fights During Recovery

Couple sitting among the lights Maybe you have a friend or loved one who moved away? If not, imagine this. Even though you initially promise one another you will maintain a solid relationship and keep in contact, daily life and circumstances seem to interfere. You planned to call, but the kids were sick, then honestly you didn’t feel like it, [...]
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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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