Can a Heroin Addiction Be Beaten Alone?

There are only very few addictions that are as hard to overcome as a heroin addiction. This powerful substance will quickly consume an individual and take over every facet of their life as they require more and more of the drug to maintain their high.

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Four Tips for Staying Healthy After Rehab

If you have recently completed an inpatient program at a drug rehab facility, it is time to start thinking about your future. Relapsing will not only be a blow to your confidence, but it can also be a dangerous step in the wrong direction.
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Is Undergoing Inpatient Alcohol Rehab a Good Decision?

The first step to overcoming drug addiction is admitting that you have a drug addiction. That may, however, be the easiest step in the process. Once you quit, you can experience a variety of symptoms such as feeling irritated, sweating or an inability to sleep at night, which makes the whole recovery process rather daunting. In some cases, symptoms can be even more severe and include hallucination and a desire to hurt yourself and others.
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Are You an Addict?

The term addict is tossed around so casually, it’s hard to tell whether one is or not. The common image of an addict as a homeless indigent shooting heroin on the streets is outdated. In many areas, over half the annual deaths due to drug overdoses are caused by prescription medications such as Vicodin and Oxycontin. Substance abusers also often include successful business people and media personalities.
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Recovering from Alcoholism through Rehab

Alcoholism is a serious problem that affects many people, and it can wreak havoc on your life in a number of ways. It can impact your ability to work and to advance in your career. It can also have a negative impact on your ability to have healthy, happy relationships. In many cases, alcoholism also has a negative effect on your health, leading to problems like premature aging and even death in some cases.
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