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How to Find Addiction Treatment for a Loved One

Drug abuse affects not only the well-being of the user; it also impacts their family and friends. While some addiction signs are easy to recognize, some factors, such as isolation, make it difficult to know when someone needs help. Still, observing their behavior and health can assist in seeking addiction treatment. At Amatus Recovery Centers,…

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The 6 Stages of Addiction Recovery

While every individual’s addiction recovery process is different, Amatus Recovery Centers recognize a familiar path. After you decide to seek help, we’ll walk with you through several stages of addiction recovery. During the early stages, you should focus on physical and mental adjustments to get used to living free from drugs and alcohol. Working on…

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Top 3 Differences Between AUD and Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) and alcohol addiction have many things in common. These similarities relate to the way alcohol causes changes in the brain. However, there are differences between the two that you may not know be aware of, and knowing the difference can help you decide which treatment is best for your overall health.…

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Common Myths About Drugs

 Pop culture, societal acceptance, social media, and the entertainment industry have all contributed to myths about drugs, leading to a significant increase in overdoses, addictions, and substance abuse. With all the misinformation in the mainstream media, it isn’t easy to separate the myths from the truth. Teenagers and adults who continue to use drugs and…

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What is Gender-Specific Treatment?

What is gender-specific treatment? Gender-specific treatment is designed to provide specialized care to women and men separately. There are fundamental biological differences between each gender. As such, it is important that addiction treatment centers address the differences and provide the appropriate care. Gender-specific treatment is sensitive to these differences and strives to provide a personalized…