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Addiction Rehab for Puerto Ricans

In 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and other parts of the Caribbean. Since then, this island has dealt with battered buildings, a lack of necessities like food and water, and a rampant problem with addiction. The addiction crisis in Puerto Rico has led to unsuccessful efforts for those struggling with addiction. Fortunately, there is…

Rehab 101 – 6 Ways to Develop Spirituality as Part of Your Recovery

Given the culture we live in today, with what seems to be its increasing tendencies toward commercialism, materialism and secularism, many of us who seek recovery from a substance use disorder (a.k.a. chemical dependency, addiction to alcohol or drugs) find it surprising to hear that developing spirituality, living according to spiritual principles, and/or nourishing our…

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Most Common Addiction Setbacks

Recovering from an addiction is challenging. Recent studies show that more than three-quarters of people who receive addiction treatment relapse within the first year. Nonetheless, healing is possible for everyone. Because of how common addiction setbacks can be, particularly in the first weeks following treatment, it is critical to understand and recognize potential addiction setbacks…

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Addiction Treatment for Doctors

Doctors have the highest rate of addiction out of all other professionals. More than 100,000 doctors in the United States struggle with drug abuse or addiction, and the most common drug of choice is a narcotic – oxycodone or fentanyl. Why Doctors Become Addicted to Drugs Being a medical professional is not easy. There’s a…

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Five reasons parents put their adult kids in rehab

IT’S LIFE OR DEATH: Drugs, alcohol and depression are now the leading causes of death in young people between the ages of 18 and 30, recently surpassing motor vehicle accidents. The numbers are staggering. Ask practically anyone and they know a heartbreaking story of a friend or loved one who has died from an alcohol…