Addiction Recovery & Support Articles and Resources

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Will My Treatment Center Have a Detox Program?

Woman struggling with depression Contrary to popular belief, the journey to recovery does not begin at a drug treatment center: it starts at the medical detox facility. Recent times have seen most inpatient treatment centers to hold a detoxification period almost a prerequisite for potential clients who wish to enter treatment. This means that the patient must be entirely [...]
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Suicide & Teenagers – Battling Depression, Restoring Faith

Teenager battling depression and suicide “The terrible, tragic fallacy of the last hundred years has been to think that all man’s troubles are due to his environment, and that to change the man you have nothing to do but change his environment. That is a tragic fallacy. It overlooks the fact that it was in Paradise that man fell.” -Dr. [...]
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Oxycontin Detox and Why It Should be Medically Supervised

Doctor with detoxing patients OxyContin, when first emerged in the medical world, was heralded as the miracle medication due to its ability to facilitate a normal life for individuals with chronic pain. A report from the US National Library of Medicine revealed that the creation of OxyContin in 1995 was to prevent opiate abuse, due to its time-release nature [...]
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How Scripture can Deliver You from the Grasp of Addiction

Three crosses with sunset behind it There have been volumes written on how to beat addiction, and while much of it is helpful and has merit, so many of the strategies lack power for any real lasting change. Could it be seeing the way forward is as simple as looking back? Let me suggest that, perhaps, in our zeal for “self-help” [...]
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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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