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The Importance of Truly Surrendering for Any Treatment Program to Have Lasting Results

A friend of mine who is an anesthesiologist relapsed on alcohol, because he had not truly surrendered to recovery during his first treatment (an impaired professionals rehab program). He told me his story. Instead of surrendering to recovery, he remained a “dry drunk” for a number of months, but when he went back into treatment…

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Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehab for Nurses Offers Help for Those at Risk of Losing Their Nursing License

While doing research for the last blog-post I posted here (“Don’t Give Up Hope: What to Do if You Fail a DOT Drug Test”), I became aware of the many similarities between the consequences commercial drivers (i.e., truck drivers, bus drivers, etc.) face if they fail a drug test and the consequences nurses face. What…

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How Spirituality in Recovery Can Make a Positive Difference

At BoardPrep Recovery Center, we provide rehabilitation services for clients throughout the continuum of care. From early detox to aftercare options, we understand the importance of recovery options when you are trying to become sober. Spirituality in recovery helps you connect to your sense of purpose, and allows you to define connections beyond yourself. Spirituality…

What is glass

What Is Glass?

What is glass? Crystal methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is an illegal, habit-forming drug with an impact on your central nervous system. The drug looks like frosty crystals, which is why users sometimes refer to meth as glass. BoardPrep Recovery Center has treatments and programs designed to treat glass dependency holistically. Users seeking to shake the…

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Bipolar Disorder and Drug Addiction

When individuals have both a mental health disorder and a drug addiction, they have co-occurring disorders. Co-occurring bipolar disorder and drug addiction are common. In the past, professionals saw mental disorders and drug addictions as separate issues. Therefore, individuals often needed to seek treatment separately, leading to low success rates for individuals dealing with both…