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Marijuana Dampens Brain Response

Dangers of Marijuana A compelling featured article dives into debunking the myth that marijuana is a safe drug. The Michigan Health Lab explains how marijuana dampens brain response as a dangerous side effect of marijuana use. If you or a loved one abuses marijuana, contact BoardPrep Recovery. Our addiction treatment centers provide specific substance abuse…

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Choosing Engaging Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment clients that are involved in a traditional program may feel that it is just another form of punishment—not treatment at all. Treatment centers often reinforce that idea through “clinical over-reach,” insisting on highly restrictive care in practically all cases. Clinical over-reach (too intense for too long) damages the therapeutic bond that addiction professionals…

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Personalized treatment for Young Adults

Private rooms in an upscale recovery residence sets a relaxing tone for recovery. Highly experienced and credentialed staff personalize the treatment experience for each resident. Accidental overdoses and suicides among 18 – 30 year olds increase every year. Young adults quickly progress to harder drugs such as heroin, fentanyl and crystal methamphetamine before they have…

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5 things to ask when looking for a rehab

1. Individualized Does the program tailor treatment to the needs of each patient? No single treatment is right for everyone. The best treatment addresses a person’s various needs, not just his or her drug abuse. 2. Flexible Does the rehab adapt treatment as the patient’s needs change? Individual treatment and service plans must be assessed…

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7 Ways Technology Can Help Your Recovery

More people today than ever before are finding meaningful connections with the world through their smart devices and computers. This article shows how computers, smart phones in social media can be used to support recovery. There is an old saying that wherever two recovering people get together, the heartbeat of recovery is there. At BoardPrep,…