If You are Furloughed, it Could be a Good Time to Seek Treatment for Addiction

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We hear so many times from people who want to go to treatment that they “have to work” and simply can’t take the time off needed for a long-term addiction treatment option. If you are someone who may have not been able to take off for work to go to treatment, now may be the

Addiction Treatment Programs in Covington, GA

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As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, more than 40 million Americans suffer from addiction. This means that a startling one in seven people is struggling with substance abuse. That’s more than the number that suffers from cancer, diabetes, and even heart disease. And yet, many people cling to the notion

Heroin Addiction Treatment in Macon, GA

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As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, one in seven Americans suffers from addiction. This means that more than 40 million people are struggling with substance abuse in this country. That’s more than the number that suffers from cancer, diabetes, and even heart disease. And as the opioid crisis continues, heroin

Recovery from Drug and Alcohol Addiction

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Recovering from addiction is not an easy feat. Many who have been able to achieve long term sobriety relapsed once or more before they were able to put together quality, long-term sobriety. If you are battling addiction and having a tough time it is important to keep trying and not give up.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment in Midway, GA

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As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, more than 40 million Americans suffer from addiction. This means that a startling one in seven people is struggling with substance abuse. That’s more than the number that suffers from cancer, diabetes, and even heart disease. And yet, many people cling to the notion

Alcohol Addiction Treatment in Albany, GA

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As researchers at the non-profit Center for Addiction have pointed out, one in seven Americans suffers from addiction. This means that more than 40 million people are struggling with substance abuse in this country. That’s more than the number that suffers from cancer, diabetes, and even heart disease. And alcoholism is by far the most

Xanax Addiction: A Growing Concern

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Xanax is a very strong prescription medication that is very easy to become addicted to. Once addiction to Xanax occurs it is going to be very tough to overcome with the professional help of an addiction treatment center.

What is Trauma Informed Care?

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According to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), most of us have had at least one traumatic experience. More specifically, more than 60% of American men and more than 50% of American women have experienced one or more traumatic events in their lifetime. And these numbers matter, particularly when trauma affects

Common Mental Health Disorders

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One of the things that sets Lakeview Health apart is our attention to the whole patient. There are many ways in which we make this our priority. One of the most important involves our dual-diagnosis program. Many people who suffer from drug addiction also suffer from a co-existing illness that affects their mental state. We

Detox Sets the Tone

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The first step to overcoming an addiction to drugs or alcohol is to participate in a medically supervised detoxification. When detox is complete an individual will no longer suffer from physical cravings and be able to concentrate all of their efforts on the psychological aspect of their disease.