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Will My Social Life Change After Rehab?

When someone overcomes addiction, there are plenty of changes they must make. One of the most important is altering their social life to support recovery. This guide provides everything you need for this journey.

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What Does It Mean To Be Sober Curious?

Contrary to what you might have heard before, curiosity didn’t kill the cat. In fact, it was Albert Einstein who said that the most important thing in life is not to stop questioning. He was onto something with this: It’s actually a good thing to be curious. A healthy level of curiosity in life is…

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Addiction, Physical Dependence and Tolerance to Pain Medication. What’s the Difference?

In response to the current opioid crisis, many patients and their loved ones are confused by the many terms associated with drug use — even if they were prescribed pain medications for legitimate reasons. Addiction, physical dependence, and tolerance are three such terms that are thrown around, and while there is some overlap, they do not all indicate substance use disorder. Here’s how these terms differ, as well as what to do next if you think pain medication has become an issue in your life.

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5 Common Misconceptions of Addiction

Nearly half of adults in the U.S. have a friend or family member battling substance addiction. And yet, many people still don’t understand this problem. That’s why we wanted to discuss some of the most common misconceptions about addiction—and the truth behind them.

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How Do I Stay Sober After Rehab?

One concern some people have is how to stay sober after rehab. After all, when you’re in a drug treatment facility, you don’t have the option to use drugs or alcohol—but you might run into the temptation to do so once you’ve completed treatment. So, consider these tips on how to stay sober after rehab.

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Harm Reduction to Lessen the Risks of Substance Use

Many individuals are unfamiliar with harm reduction measures, which have been around for a long time. It isn’t a moral or ethical argument; instead, it is a practical technique for safer drug use. Harm reduction stresses the practical use of effective measures to help people who use drugs reduce or minimize the harms associated with their substance use and other high-risk behaviors.

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Chronic Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

Chronic Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse can have many underlying causes. One of the most prevalent, though, is chronic mental illness. This can be a powerful enemy to overcome, but with the right resources, you can take your life back.

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Can I Get My Job Back After Rehab

Can I Get My Job Back After Rehab?

It’s only natural to have some questions and concerns about how life is going to change while you’re getting addiction treatment. In fact, one of the biggest questions people have is “can I get my job back after rehab?” The quick answer is yes, most of the time.

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What Happens if I Relapse

What Happens if I Relapse?

If you relapse, it doesn’t mean that your drug addiction recovery efforts have been wasted. Find out what causes relapses, how to prevent them, and what to do if one occurs.

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Life After Rehab and Bright Beginnings

Entering a residential treatment program requires real courage. Now that you’ve completed this important first step, congratulate yourself and stand proud as you plan the next stages of your life. Setting some simple goals, building a support network, and being kind to yourself is a solid start.

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How to Know if You Need Help

Nearly everyone deals with occasional mental health issues, and not every person who uses alcohol or drugs has a problem. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to know if you need help and when to get it. This guide can help you figure out when it’s time to seek treatment.

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How Do I Regain Loved Ones’ Trust After Rehab?

Rehab is tough, and you need to be brave to face the program and the challenges that will surface. A frequent concern for clients on a rehab program is gaining the trust of loved ones. By taking things slowly and adopting a new and healthier lifestyle, you can rebuild trust and confidence.

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FMLA: Everything You Need to Know

What is FMLA? The Family and Medical Leave Actwas passed in 1993 as a means for families to be able balance their family obligations along with work. How it works is that the law states that employers must allow employees to take unpaid time off or leave in order to care for recover from a…

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Insurance Coverage for Transformations

If you or your loved one are in need of compassionate, comprehensive treatment, we do not want your financial worries to keep

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Accepted Drug Rehab

Making the decision on treatment for drug or alcohol use often causes stress. When combined with the task of finding out what

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Your Options With Cigna for Substance Abuse

If you need treatment for drug or alcohol use, the admissions process may be overwhelming. We understand the stress this puts

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Humana Military Substance Abuse Assistance Programs

The Humana military substance abuse assistance programs are here for service members. With Humana, those serving will get hel

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Overview of Beacon Mental Health Insurance

In November 2018, Beacon Health Options expanded to include mental health coverage. About one in five adults face mental hea

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Aetna Accepted Drug Rehab

No matter what kind of hospitalization you need, insurance is often confusing. This makes the admissions process even more st

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Affordable Inpatient Drug Rehab Costs and Options

According to research into the principles of effective treatment, no single type of treatment program will work for every per

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Reasons Why Drug and Alcohol Rehab Success Rates Are So Low

Studies show that roughly 40 to 60 percent of people recovering from drug or alcohol problems will relapse at least once afte

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