Dangers of Not Going Through Medical Detox

If you are suffering from an alcohol or drug addiction, it is essential that you go through detox. The medical alcohol detox and drug detox programs are the most beneficial for those who have an addiction. There are, in fact, many dangers of not going through medical detox that you and others with an addiction should know about. Not Having Stabilizing Treatments One of the biggest dangers of not going to a detox program is that you won't have stabilizing…...
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Information About Drug Withdrawal

There are many things that everyone needs to learn about the dangers of drugs and drug withdrawal is one of those things. While the withdrawal process may not be fatal, it is still very difficult to get through. There are different symptoms the drug addict might experience during the withdrawal process. There are also different factors that may cause the severity level of change with the withdrawal symptoms, as well. Symptoms of Withdrawal Some of the main symptoms of withdrawal…...
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Starting a New Relationship in Recovery

When you enter into an alcohol or drug rehab program, there are some things you will need to learn. After you finish with the detox program, you will likely attend either an inpatient or outpatient addiction rehab center. When doing so, you should know more about starting a new relationship in recovery. There are some general guidelines you should follow, so as not to pressure yourself into relapsing. There are certain triggers that may come along with starting a new…...
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Step 12: Carrying the Message to Other Alcoholics

When you attend and alcohol rehab or after you go home from rehab, you may read and learn about the 12 Steps. While you work through these steps, there are many things you can learn. There are many tools you can bring into your life as well. When you reach Step 12, you will learn that carrying the message to other alcoholics is one of the best things you can do. You are helping them, helping yourself, and staying committed…...
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Hanging Onto Sobriety When You are Feeling Weak

There are some people who have cravings so strong, they don't know how they are going to stay sober. There are others who don't experience cravings, yet all of a sudden something triggers them to drink. Many people feel weak to alcohol and this causes them to drink again. If you are feeling weak for any reason, after your alcohol or drug rehab stay, it is important to hang onto your sobriety. There are some tips that can help you…...
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