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How to Tell if Your Loved One has a Problem with Substance Abuse

It is no secret to anyone that substance abuse is a major problem for many people today. When you are worried about your loved one’s substance abuse, it can be difficult to know just how serious their problem is. While symptoms and treatments of their substance abuse may vary between individuals, what remains similar are…

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How to Avoid Relapse During Recovery

Whether an individual has been in recovery from substance abuse addiction for just a few weeks or for several years, they will always be at risk for relapse. Addiction is a chronic and relapsing disease, meaning that it has no cure. Relapse is a part of all chronic diseases, and unfortunately, addiction is no different.…

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What’s the Difference Between a Detox Center and a Rehab Center?

Although overcoming drug and alcohol addiction is not the easiest process to go through, it is definitely worth it in the end. Learning about the differences between detox centers and rehab centers can help you to see the importance of both and help you better understand which one may be a good starting point for…

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What’s the Difference Between Detox and Withdrawal?

Research has shown that more than 11% of Americans 12 years and older have used illegal substances. With Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center, you don’t have to go through detox and recovery alone or at risk to yourself. If you or someone you know is looking to overcome their substance addiction, keep reading to find out…

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What Medications Are Used During Detox?

Over the years, drug use and drug addiction have continued to escalate. While many individuals would love to get help for their addiction, many are fearful of entering detox because of the discomfort that is associated with drug and alcohol withdrawals. Fortunately, many treatment programs utilize medications to help manage withdrawal symptoms that can be…

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Seasonal‌ ‌Affective‌ ‌Disorder‌

The DSM-IV-TR (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) describes depression this way: “The essential feature of a Major Depressive Episode is a period of at least 2 weeks during which there is either depressed mood or the loss of interest or pleasure in nearly all activities.”  Seasonal Affective Disorder occurs in climates where there…

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Eating Disorders and Unrealistic American Beauty

– Layne Cook, LMSW   Over 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders (ED), which include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. Millions more display ED or disorder eating symptoms without meeting the diagnostic criteria for a full-blown disorder. EDs adversely affect both physical and psychological functioning, are more fatal than any other…

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How Long Does Treatment Take?

Deciding to seek help with recovery from alcohol or drug addiction is an enormous hurdle for many individuals and families. Once you or a family member have made that decision, so many questions arise about how best to plan for recovery that the process can often feel overwhelming. Chief among many families’ questions is: “How…

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Group Rehab Vs. Individual Rehab

People struggling with addiction can find hope and healing through rehabilitation programs. For many, considering these options can feel overwhelming. Whether you’re searching for rehabilitation solutions for yourself or helping a family member, Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center is your trusted partner. We offer hope for people seeking recovery from drug, alcohol, or process addiction. As…

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