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Tips that Make Long-Term Sobriety Easier to Manage

Tips that Make Long-Term Sobriety Easier to Manage

Posted on 21. Sep, 2016 by .

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You survived detox and perhaps some time in a recovery facility, but how do you put the odds in your favor when it comes to staying sober long term? This largely comes down to your mental perspective and your willingness to confront your problems in a healthy manner while reaching out to people who support […]

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What Will Effective Aftercare Do For You and Your Loved One?

Posted on 29. Aug, 2016 by .

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The decision to enter a rehabilitation facility and overcome an addiction is admirable. While there is much to do during those first few critical weeks, the effort to get clean and stay that way does not end when the addict completes the initial stage of the program. If you love someone who is learning to […]

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Helping a Family Member Prevent A Drug Overdose

Posted on 15. Jul, 2016 by .

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A drug overdose is a very frightening experience for both victims and their family members. In many cases, an overdose can prompt an addict to finally get help. An overdose can also lead to internal bleeding, organ and brain damage and death. What Is the Best Way to Prevent a Drug Overdose? The best way […]

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Drug Abuse Statistics Show That Substance Abuse a Growing Problem

Posted on 26. May, 2016 by .

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Drug abuse is a serious problem in the United States. The Abuse of alcohol illicit drugs and tobacco cost our nation more than 700 billion dollars a year. These costs are related to lost work, health care and crime. One of the biggest issues with drug abuse is the fact that it can easily lead […]

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Parents: Use these Tips to Keep Your Teen Safe from Substance Use

Posted on 19. May, 2016 by .

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It’s hard to shield your teen from all the dangers there are in the world. And knowing that dangers exist might make it hard to send them out into adulthood. However, there are ways that you can support your child in making the best decisions for themselves as they slowly let go of childhood and […]

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What to Expect During Your First Year of Recovery

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by .

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  Beating an addiction is a lifelong process, but the first year of sobriety will almost always be the hardest. This is why everyone who is struggling with substance abuse should take some time to research what they can expect in those first few months. Meeting these challenges head on will drastically reduce one’s risk […]

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Is Your Loved One Addicted to Heroin? | XL Drug Rehab Blog

Is Your Loved One Addicted to Heroin?

Posted on 05. Apr, 2016 by .

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Heroin is an extremely dangerous and highly addictive substance that is a synthetically made from morphine. Heroin users frequently become dependent on the drug, often times after only one use. The withdrawal symptoms of heroin can be excruciating, both physically and psychologically. If you suspect someone you care about may have an addiction to heroin, […]

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Stay Sober by Avoiding the Holiday Blues

Stay Sober by Avoiding the Holiday Blues

Posted on 09. Oct, 2015 by .

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The holidays are known for being a time of festivities, love, and happiness. Food fills tables and then bellies as families and friends join together for a time of laughs and memories. However, for some people, the holidays bring disruption, leaving them with feelings of lowness, loneliness, and a drive to drink. If you need […]

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The Billion Dollar Campaign: Hillary Clinton’s Drug Abuse Plan

Posted on 22. Sep, 2015 by .

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Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign recently released the news that they have a $10 billion plan to propose regarding America’s alcohol and drug abuse epidemic. Clinton is a presidential hopeful for the 2016 elections, and with the introduction of this plan she has garnered a serious amount of attention both from legislators and modern American citizens […]

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The Dangers of Underage Drinking

Posted on 18. Sep, 2015 by .

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Underage drinking is portrayed on TV shows and in movies as being a cool, normal thing to do. Did you know that while teens tend to drink less frequently than adults, they tend to drink more on occasion? If you think your child is drinking underage, you need to have a serious discussion with them. […]

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