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Long-Term Drug Rehab: Your Path to Lasting Sobriety

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Long-Term Drug Rehab: Your Path to Lasting Sobriety

Long-Term Drug Rehab: Your Path to Lasting Sobriety

The journey to sobriety is not a sprint; it's a lifelong marathon. Achieving lasting freedom from substance dependency requires more than a quick fix – it demands dedication, comprehensive support, and a commitment to long-term healing. In this article, we will look...

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Leaving Rehab Early Can Be Your Biggest Mistake

Leaving Rehab Early Can Be Your Biggest Mistake

Rehabilitation is critical for the long-term recovery of an individual with drug addiction. Without proper rehabilitation, individuals addicted to drugs or alcohol have a very high risk of relapse. This is why leaving rehab early can, and most likely will be...

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Getting Addiction Treatment for a Loved One

Getting Addiction Treatment for a Loved One

Does a loved one have a problem with alcohol or drug abuse? Where do you start? And how do you select an addiction treatment program? Thankfully, Scottsdale Recovery can guide you every step of the way. Here’s what you can do if you’ve decided to find addiction...

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Prepare for Rehab so You Can Focus on Recovery

Prepare for Rehab so You Can Focus on Recovery

Realizing that you are ready to get help to overcome drug addiction is often the first step to recovery. Many people have a hard time determining that they actually have a problem and wait to get help until they hit rock bottom. In-patient treatment is often the best...

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Busting Myths: Rehab Isn’t Just for the Wealthy

Busting Myths: Rehab Isn’t Just for the Wealthy

If you were to randomly pick a corporation, a local high school or neighborhood in America and use as a cross-section of the population, a good portion of those in the group could claim a tie-in with addiction. Whether a person has active drug or alcohol addiction, is...

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A Short List of Barriers to Treatment Success

A Short List of Barriers to Treatment Success

So many things can prevent a person from seeking help, or from finishing a rehabilitation program. Admitting that there is a problem is often the most difficult part of the process, and this can take a person years to face. There is an option for families and loved...

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As You Commit to Yourself

As You Commit to Yourself

Even in cases of severe addiction, it is never recommended that you simply enter the first treatment program that you find. Choosing the right treatment program may be the most important step that you take in your journey to lifelong sobriety. Without making sure that...

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Ten Reasons Why Interventions Fail

Ten Reasons Why Interventions Fail

Addiction recovery is nothing short of a journey and it typically serves everyone differently. When someone you love is struggling with addiction, you’re probably trying to figure out what your first move is. It is often hard to start the conversation, so a usual...

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How Essential Oils Help Manage Withdrawal Symptoms

How Essential Oils Help Manage Withdrawal Symptoms

When a person is addicted to alcohol or drugs, it’s not easy to give up on addiction. The cravings and withdrawals that happen when on a sober journey make it difficult to stay away from drugs you’re addicted to. These symptoms are enough to discourage an addict, or...

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Common Excuses to Avoid Rehab

Common Excuses to Avoid Rehab

With all of the reasons that anyone can create to avoid going to the doctor, it’s not hard to imagine that some of the same avoiding and skirting can apply to rehab. The rumors that circulate through communities of drug users that ridicule and make an enemy out of...

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Rehab Staff, and How They Help You

Rehab Staff, and How They Help You

Not everyone knows how very deep and thorough a good rehab program must be to provide an addicted person a chance to ensure their survival, and their success. There is, of course, no overnight cure, or even overnight treatment for addiction to drugs and alcohol....

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Best Reasons to Consider Rehab

Best Reasons to Consider Rehab

If you didn’t know before, you should know it now: you are valuable. Certainly, any and everyone is valuable for several reasons, but it is extremely important to remember that you are someone who has endured difficulty. It doesn’t make you weak or irresponsible that...

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The Meth Epidemic

The Meth Epidemic

Virtually no one missed ‘X-Files’ creator Vince Gilligan’s runaway hit, ‘Breaking Bad.’ A story of a man at the crossroads of seemingly impossible decision after impossible decision, the show was timed perfectly, debuting around the time that use of methamphetamines,...

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Personality Type and Drug Addiction: Are They Linked?

Personality Type and Drug Addiction: Are They Linked?

As far as substance abuse and addiction are concerned, it is clear that there is no single factor responsible. Individuals who struggle with drug addiction tend to have a variety of factors that contribute to increasing their susceptibility to substance abuse...

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ADHD Prescription Misuse and Abuse

ADHD Prescription Misuse and Abuse

Whether you have ADHD yourself or know someone who does, the thought of help from a stimulant seems counter-intuitive. How could an upper help someone who’s already restless, impulsive and stymied by distraction? Interestingly, the revved-up symptoms of ADHD are...

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The Glamorization of Drug Use in the Entertainment Industry

The Glamorization of Drug Use in the Entertainment Industry

It’s no secret that a lot of celebrities have a tendency for drug use. Famous singers, rappers, actors, and other in the entertainment industry are generally open about their habits, and this is made evident through their music and documented social behaviors. We’ve...

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7 Benefits of Lifetime Therapy for Addiction

7 Benefits of Lifetime Therapy for Addiction

Many individuals who go through a one-month treatment program or medical detox have their treatments end abruptly. Patients may be clean after the program, but this does not mean treatment should stop. Staying sober is a lifetime pursuit. Regrettably, continuing...

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The New Face of Addiction: Demi Lovato

The New Face of Addiction: Demi Lovato

Up until recent years, drug addiction was often seen as something that only affects the unsuccessful and otherwise marginalized figures amongst us. However, thanks to the brave, bold efforts of the well-known pop singer, Demi Lovato, many people are now reconsidering...

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3 Activities That Help Young Adults Remain Sober After Rehab

3 Activities That Help Young Adults Remain Sober After Rehab

Young adults are extremely impressionable, and tend to follow in the footsteps of their friends and peers. Unfortunately, just because a friend seems to be able to balance substance use and a normal lifestyle doesn’t mean this will apply to you. Everyone’s chemical...

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How Is the 90-Day Rehab Program Effective?

How Is the 90-Day Rehab Program Effective?

Addiction rehab programs are subjected to several myths and misconceptions. It is commonly believed that the drug rehab is considered to be a 30-day program, but this is not always the case. The sobriety ratio is higher among the people who choose to enroll in longer...

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Four Ways to Avoid Addiction Relapse

Four Ways to Avoid Addiction Relapse

Going through drug rehab is only the first step of recovery. There are many, many challenges that arise during the quest for a sober life. Your commitment to staying clean will be met with frequent obstacles, like triggers and stressors, that might compel you to...

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How To Help an Addict Help Themselves

How To Help an Addict Help Themselves

Beating addiction is not easy. If anything, it can be daunting and extremely challenging. It also requires a strong sense of commitment and willpower. The chance of success for an addict trying to self-detox on their own is relatively low, which is why professional...

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Recovering from Addiction: Mistakes Families Make

Recovering from Addiction: Mistakes Families Make

Here at Scottsdale Recovery Center, we understand that addiction recovery is a long and difficult journey. Not many people understand that addiction is a disease and because they lack this knowledge, they have a lot of misconceptions about what it truly is. You may...

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Things to Expect in the First Year of Recovery

Things to Expect in the First Year of Recovery

The decision to admit yourself to rehab is often contemplated on the basis of what others have experienced. This is one of the most misleading factors that keep addicts from getting the help for recovery. It is helpful to get an insight into the process before making...

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Trauma Therapy in Addiction Treatment

Trauma Therapy in Addiction Treatment

The most essential component of successful addiction treatment lies in trauma therapy, or identifying the root cause of the compulsive behavior. As long as the primary reason for an addiction is not explored, it cannot be completely treated and there will always be a...

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Building Healthy Relationships: Life after Recovery

Building Healthy Relationships: Life after Recovery

One of the biggest challenges many recovering addicts face is trying to rebuild relationships with the people closest to them. At Scottsdale Recovery Center, we encourage our clients and their families to enroll in our family guidance and counseling program. The...

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How Dangerous is Carfentanil?

How dangerous is Carfentanil? Let’s talk about Carfentanil and the severe effects of this extremely risky substance. What Is Carfentanil? Carfentanil is a substance related to fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin. Carfentanil,...

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Past Life Experiences and Their Role in Addiction

Past Life Experiences and Their Role in Addiction

The connection between past life experiences and addiction is irrefutable. This is why it is essential that an addict confront their past, and acknowledge its role in their addiction during recovery. At an early age, we tend to develop certain behaviors, and these...

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Mental Illnesses That May Accompany Your Drug Addiction

Mental Illnesses That May Accompany Your Drug Addiction

Drug addiction, like any other disorder, comes with its own list of disturbances, including mental illness. It’s not just your physical health that’s at stake: your personal life, social relations, and mental health are largely affected by substance abuse. Compulsion...

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The 5 Most Addictive Drugs on the Planet

The 5 Most Addictive Drugs on the Planet

Addiction is a compulsive, substance-seeking behavior found in individuals who show signs of withdrawal when use is stopped. There has been an ongoing debate over which drugs are considered the most addictive. According to a panel of experts, how addictive a substance...

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Celebrities Who Died From Overdoses in 2018

Celebrities Who Died From Overdoses in 2018

In 2016, more than 63,600 Americans died of drug overdoses. Around two-thirds of these fatal incidents involved some type of opioid. Between 2015 and 2016, the fatal overdose rate from synthetic opioids, not counting methadone, more than doubled. Illegally...

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