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How Can Residential Alcohol Treatment Centers Help Me With Addiction Recovery?

If you are looking for information about treatment options for an alcohol use disorder, it sounds like you have made some huge strides towards self-awareness and recovery readiness. One of the most important decisions you will want to make is enrolling in an inpatient or outpatient alcohol treatment center. Both have qualities and benefits that…

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The Importance of Alcohol Treatment Centers

Why is it important to consider an alcohol treatment center? If you or someone you love is gripped by dependence on alcohol, professional alcohol treatment centers may be the best route for the start of the recovery journey. Alcohol addiction can be overwhelming. Alcohol is legal, readily available, served at family dinner tables, and marketed…

The Florida Shuffle is Not All Addiction Treatment

The “Florida Shuffle” is when people seeking help for addiction are exploited by fraudulent addiction treatment centers for insurance money. There are many wonderful treatment centers, with great staff that want to see people get better and live full lives (our employees are certainly in that camp!); those involved in the Florida Shuffle are not…

Coping With Memories From Active Addiction

In recovery, you hear a lot about triggers. These are essentially memories—feelings, places, people, or circumstances that remind you of your substance use. Addiction and the Brain Addiction affects the reward circuit in the brain, which normally gives you pleasurable feelings from healthy activities like eating, socializing, or listening to music. Dopamine plays a large…