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The Truth About Addiction Treatment

Treatment for addiction encompasses a range of variables and stages that work together to address the challenges that one faces when starting the road to their recovery as well as providing help for the loved ones that are also affected along the way. The treatment process is different for everyone and is determined by the…

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a person going through the 5 stages of addiction

The 5 Stages of Addiction

Addiction follows a very specific process. It does not matter if you are addicted to over-the-counter medication, heroin, marijuana or alcohol, the addiction process remains the same. Understanding the 5 stages of addiction may help you enter into recovery faster or help save someone that is suffering from an addiction. Step 1 – Experimental Process…

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Detox and Long-Term Recovery

Addiction is a complex brain disease and, like other chronic illnesses, relapse is all too common. This requires the need for detox and long-term recovery. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) between 40 and 60 percent of patients who go through a detox treatment program relapse. ”Every American is acutely aware of…

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children and addiction unable to balance life

Children and Addiction

There are an estimated over 24 million Americans who struggle with addiction to drugs and alcohol. And that’s not to mention other addictions, such as gambling, sex, tobacco, shopping, pornography, food, and many more. Children of Addicted Parents When a parent struggles with addiction, it affects the entire family. Palmetto offers family counseling for addiction…

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How Does Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment Support Recovery?

How Does Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment Support Recovery?

How Does Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment Support Recovery? When a person goes for rehab, they may not realize what kind of care they are getting. Dealing with past trauma is difficult and causes a lot of stress for people. There is a correlation between trauma and substance abuse. Trauma and symptoms of trauma are found to…

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The Importance of Incorporating Family Counseling into Addiction Treatment

The Importance of Incorporating Family Counseling into Addiction Treatment

The Importance of Incorporating Family Counseling into Addiction Treatment Anybody suffering from substance abuse and addiction knows the consequences eventually have the ability to take over a person’s life. Whether it is family as the root cause of addiction and substance abuse or some other issue, addiction is multi-faceted. More rehab facilities are turning to…

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How Are Treatment Plans Designed? 

How Are Addiction Treatment Plans Designed?

How Are Treatment Plans Designed?  Treatment plans are an integral part of therapy at rehab facilities. They help inform everyone involved in the person’s care how they should be treated, what medications to give, types of therapies to offer, and other things that inform their recovery process. The most effective addiction treatment often includes medication…

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