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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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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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When Is It the Right Time to Go to Rehab? | XL Drug Rehab Blog

When Is It the Right Time to Go to Rehab?

Posted on 19. Aug, 2015 by .

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If you have recently noticed that you are becoming more dependent on a certain substance, such as alcohol, street drugs or prescription medication, you may worry that it will soon take over your life. When you are starting to worry about what will happen to you if you continue to abuse the substance, it could […]

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Teen Dating Violence Increases with Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Posted on 25. Jul, 2014 by .

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A recent study surveyed close to 4,100 teens between the ages of 14 to 20 who recently visited an emergency room in a suburban community. The survey found that one in five girls and one in eight boys reported dating violence in the past year. In general, one in six teens seen in emergency rooms […]

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Heroin Not Exclusive to “Hardened City Junkies”

Posted on 22. May, 2014 by .

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Heroin use is most definitely on the rise in America. Since prescription opiates are difficult to obtain legally and are “increasingly expensive on the black market,” heroin has become the most viable option. As headlines and cover images are shifting to feature more people in suburbs abusing the drug, researchers hope that the discourse related […]

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The Dangers of Club and Prescription Drugs Among Teens

Posted on 20. May, 2014 by .

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It’s almost a cliché to think of drugs when you think of teens. It’s common for adolescents to want to experiment, to feel the pressure of their peers, and to be faced with the challenge of having to say no or yes to drugs. There are many reasons why a teen might say yes. On […]

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