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How Common Is Relapse After Drug Rehab?

How Common Is Relapse After Drug Rehab?

Relapse doesn’t mean addiction treatment didn’t or can’t work. It’s a reminder of the chronic nature of addiction and a sign that you may need further treatment or aftercare support. You can help prevent relapse by knowing the warning signs, the common triggers, and how and why these challenges happen.

How Do You Know When Drug Rehab is Necessary?

How Do You Know When Drug Rehab is Necessary?

Knowing when it’s time for drug rehab can be tricky. After all, there isn’t an exact date or time marked on a calendar that tells us when our substance use has become a problem. Here are 5 major categories of behavior to help you determine if it’s time to seek treatment and start rehab.

Does Alcohol Affect Muscle Recovery

Does Alcohol Affect Muscle Recovery

More than 75% of Americans want to be in better shape. This isn’t surprising, but what is surprising is that many people continue to erase many of their gym gains by drinking alcohol. Consuming alcohol damages the human body’s ability to recover and build muscle after cardio and muscle-building exercise.

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Explaining Addiction To A Non Addict

Explaining Addiction To A Non Addict

For someone who has battled addiction, talking to a family member or loved one about the addiction can be difficult and emotionally draining. This article will provide some points to keep in mind when explaining addiction to someone to a non-addict.

How to Find a Sponsor in AA

How to Find a Sponsor in AA

Getting a sponsor in AA is nearly synonymous with the 12-steps. What’s interesting, though, is that the 12 steps nor the Big Book mention sponsorship explicitly, even though both provide detailed instructions on nearly every other aspect of recovery. To help you out, here are five tips to help you find a sponsor in AA.

Is Marijuana More Addictive Than Alcohol

Is Marijuana More Addictive Than Alcohol

With the legalization of marijuana coming to fruition in another 2 states (Michigan and Illinois), 11 states plus Washington D.C. have now legalized adult use of marijuana. More and more states and their constituents are voting to legalize weed, in part because many argue that smoking herb is less addictive (and safer) than alcohol.

What Does Ayahuasca Do?

What Does Ayahuasca Do?

Ayahuasca is a strong psychoactive mixture that has been used for centuries by indigenous tribes of the Amazon rain forest. More recently, people all over the world have sought out the potent brew to spur healing from past traumas, addictions, depression, anxieties, and other mental health issues.