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4 Reasons LGBTQ People Have A Higher Addiction Risk

Between 20-30% of LGBTQ people abuse substances. This statistic is shocking by itself, but it gets worse. Only about 9% of the general population reports substance abuse. A difference that big begs the question—why do LGBTQ people have… Read More

12 Things To Do When A Loved One Gets Out Of Rehab

If your loved one is about to get out of rehab, you’re probably going through a lot. On one hand, you may feel anxious to resume a normal life. On the other hand, you may wonder what normal… Read More

HIV And Substance Abuse: A Recipe For Disaster?

More than 1.2 million people in the United States are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV is the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Of that number, some 50% report current or past drug and/or alcohol… Read More

Drug Detox: Necessary, But Not Enough

If you’ve been struggling with drug and/or alcohol abuse, detoxification (detox) is the first step to overcoming your addiction. And while detox is a necessary, life-saving step in your recovery process, it’s just the beginning. Read on to… Read More

Can I Get Fired For Going To Rehab?

If you’ve decided to get help for substance use, you’ve already taken an important step. However, you may also be thinking about all of the logistics that go into getting treatment. In particular, you’re probably wondering “can I… Read More

10 Ways To Stay Sober During The Summer

Summer may be a time for parties, festivals, and spending time with loved ones, but for those in recovery, it’s one of the toughest seasons to stay sober. Keep reading to learn why staying sober in the summer… Read More

What’s The Difference Between Inpatient and Outpatient Drug Rehab?

Deciding that you need help is the first decision of many that you’ll have to make before starting a substance abuse treatment program. While choosing to get help is the most important decision, there are plenty of other… Read More

Invisible, Ignored, And Misunderstood: The Challenges Of Non-Binary People & What Treatment Centers Can Do To Help

July 14th is recognized as International Non-Binary People’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate the rich diversity of this often-overlooked community. Since 2012, July 14th has been a special day for those who identify as non-binary. Designated as… Read More

5 Ways To Celebrate 4th of July Without Alcohol

For a lot of people, there’s no 4th of July without a keg of beer and red, white, and blue Jello shots. But what happens when you’re in recovery? Read on to learn 5 ways to celebrate the… Read More

10 Ways To Recognize Meth Abuse In A Loved One

Methamphetamine has been around for about 100 years, but it took until the early 1990s for it to become widely available and popular. In 2006, the United Nations World Drug Report called meth the most abused hard drug… Read More

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