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What to Expect During Recovery from Addiction

October 15th, 2016

While every addiction recovery process will be different depending on the person, the type of addiction they’re dealing with, and the proposed treatment plan, there are key elements that most programs share: intake, detoxification, rehabilitation, and ongoing recovery. Intake During the intake process, you’ll probably meet with a doctor and a psychologist, and/or a counselor […]

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Can You Ever Really Get Over An Addiction? (Part 2)

July 19th, 2016

As our post last week stated, addiction is a chronic disease—but it is treatable and manageable. There are medications that can help with the initial withdrawal period and prescriptions that can help fight cravings so a person can focus on getting better. But there’s no pill that can make addiction go away. Can you get over […]

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Can You Ever Really Get Over An Addiction? (Part 1)

July 10th, 2016

If you’re wondering if an addict can ever be truly cured, if an addiction can ever disappear, popular wisdom from the experts says no. But don’t despair! Like other chronic diseases, addiction is treatable and manageable. Addicts can stop abusing drugs or alcohol, resume productive lives, and even counteract the changes that addiction has made […]

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