Category: Drug Rehab

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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

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

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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7 Tips For Easing Meth Comedown and Withdrawal Symptoms

Crystal meth, also known as methamphetamine, is a powerful man-made stimulant that’s snorted, smoked, or injected. Once the drug takes effect, users feel energetic, happy, and confident. But the effects disappear quickly, leaving people with terrible side effects. Luckily,… Read More

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6 Things You Can Only Find In LGBTQ-Affirmative Drug Treatment

We don’t mean to bash the competition, but when it comes to something as important as substance abuse treatment, why would LGBTQ people choose anything besides an LGBTQ-affirmative drug treatment?  Many drug treatment centers may claim to be… Read More

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They, He, She, Ze: What Are Pronouns And Why Do They Matter In LGBTQ Addiction Treatment?

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about pronouns lately.  For example, you might have heard that Merriam Webster designated “they” (used as a singular personal pronoun) as their word of the year for 2019. Or you might have… Read More

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Gender Dysphoria & Substance Abuse: Is There A Connection?

Discovering your true identity is no small feat. In fact, many people go through life pretending to be something they’re not. And while finding your real self is never easy, it’s even more difficult for transgender and intersex… Read More

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