Medically Supervised Detox: What Are the Benefits?

If you suffer from a drug or alcohol addiction, it is important to know there are benefits to attending a medically supervised detox program. There have been millions of people who have attended these programs, all over the world. Others have been able to start their recovery process off with this type of program and continue their recovery in a rehab program afterward. If you want the best chance to overcome your addiction to alcohol or drugs, this type of…...
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Is Inpatient Rehab Something You Need?

There are many addicts and alcoholics who have attended inpatient rehab. However, there are also many who have not. The choice may be yours as to whether you attend inpatient rehab, unless it was deemed by the court or someone else that you must attend. With the choice being yours, what do you do? If this is your first time going to rehab, you may be unsure of what is right for you. There are some ideas and tips that…...
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Passing Knowledge Onto Others in Recovery

In Chapter 7 of the Big Book, it reads "It is important for him to realize that your attempt to pass this on to him plays a vital part in your own recovery. Actually, he may be helping you more than you are helping him. Make it plain he is under no obligation to you, that you hope only that he will try to help other alcoholics when he escapes his own difficulties." When you finish your alcohol or drug…...
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Troubles in Paradise: What to Do When Sobriety Isn’t Enough?

When you are in recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction, there are going to be time when you aren't working as hard on your recovery as you maybe should be. You may think that sobriety is enough to get you through. The problem is that recovery is much more than just staying sober. You can't rely on sobriety to keep pushing you through. Yes, there are times when sobriety will be enough. However, in reality, you need more than…...
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Is an Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program Best for You?

When you are making your journey into recovery, there are many different paths you can take. One of those might be to start with an intensive outpatient treatment program. This is a bit different than an inpatient program and an outpatient program. There are also many benefits to following down this path of recovery. When you are thinking about attending an alcohol or drug rehab, there may be a lot on your mind. You may have family or job responsibilities…...
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What Do You Need for Relapse Prevention Planning?

Relapse prevention is one of the biggest parts of a recovering lifestyle. As you begin your stay in an alcohol or drug rehab center, there are many things you learn. You learn how to get clean and sober. This is just the beginning, though. You also learn how to manage your recovering lifestyle. Part of doing that is preventing a relapse. There are many things you should know about relapse prevention planning. There are lists you can make, things you…...
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Commitment and Your Recovery

There are many things that you will need to do in your recovery. One of those things is commit to your sobriety and recovery. Commitment is one of the things that is going to help you prevent a relapse. There are many things you should know about commitment and your recovery. Before learning more about commitment in your recovery, be sure to remember that your recovering lifestyle is for you. It is to make your life better. The sooner your…...
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Addicted to Ultram: What Are You Going to Do?

There are millions of people who are addicted to Ultram. Unfortunately, there is some literature and websites out there that say Ultram is not addictive. The is not true. People can become addicted to this drug and it is important that people are aware of this before taking the drug. If you are already addicted to the drug, now is the time to do something about it. You can quit taking it, especially with the help of a drug rehab…...
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Benefits of Medical Detox Programs

At Magnolia Ranch Recovery, you can find medical detox services. Detox can be rough. When it comes down to it, there are far too many people relapsing after they get out of an alcohol or drug rehab program. This doesn't have to be the case for you. There are many people who attend medical detox programs who have more success in recovery. If you want the chance to be more successful in your recovery journey, the medical detox program may…...
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Step 11: Using Prayer and Meditation

When you are in recovery from an addiction, there are many ways that you can benefit from Step 11 of AA. First, it might be helpful to have a reminder of what this step is. Step 11 of AA is, “Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.” As you can see, from this step alone, prayer…...
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