About Treatment Facilities

March 22, 2008

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Our treatment facilities offer the most attentive care. We tailor a substance abuse recovery program to each addict. No matter what their needs, we have a method of treatment. You can rely on our experience. We know that you are suffering, and we want to help. Our history of success treating drug abuse has given us a knowledge base that we are proud of. We approach care from a long term standpoint. Addiction was not an immediate reaction to drug abuse. It took time to develop. We don’t expect addiction recovery to be a reaction to joining our drug abuse treatment program. That will take time to develop as well. Read more

Addiction Recovery and Spousal Support

March 21, 2008

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Relationships with family and friends play an important role in an individual’s path to addiction recovery. Receiving support from loved ones is one indicator of whether the addict will be able to maintain long-term success. Many rehab facilities realize this and offer family counseling sessions to work through issues while the individual is in an addiction treatment program. Read more

Addiction Recovery is a Science

March 20, 2008

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Addiction recovery is a science. It is based in years of experience helping those in need of drug or alcohol rehabilitation. No one ever hopes for another person to struggle with addiction. You can thankful, however, for those that suffered before you. They have laid the foundation that makes drug treatment program successful for so many like you today. We know that you are unique. That no addict before you, or any that will come after you, are exactly like you. But their experiences, both in use and in recovery, can help you find drug rehabilitation. Read more

Is Addiction Genetic?

March 14, 2008

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Alcoholism and drug addiction appear to run in families, but is it really a genetic disease? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “addiction has a moderate to high heritable component.” This helps to explain why some people can abuse certain substances and quit relatively easily, while others go through addiction treatment programs multiple times and still relapse. Some people become addicted the first time they try a drug, but other people can be casual users. Read more

Misperceptions

March 13, 2008

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There are a lot of common misperceptions about drug addiction and the treatment of drug abusers. While everyone agrees in that drug use is bad the public associates the problems of most addicts with drugs. The war on drugs was the big push in the 80’s and 90’s. While that movement was beneficial, it was mostly beneficial in showing us that we were attacking the wrong portion of the problem. The majority of the problems when it comes to substance abuse result from the addiction not from the drug. Read more

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