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Dual Addiction: Meth in the Morning, Heroin at Night

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U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

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Beginning the Journey_ Detox vs. Cold Turkey
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Beginning the Journey: Detox vs. Cold Turkey

If you are ready to finally get off drugs for good, the road to recovery you choose can make the battle for sobriety even more difficult. You can choose to detox in a professional facility or try to go cold turkey to gain freedom from your addiction.…
What to ask and not to ask an addict
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How to Talk to an Addict in Recovery

In this guide, we go through the best way to talk to someone in recovery. It can be difficult to know exactly what to say and what not to say.  Here’s a look through the eyes of someone who is in recovery. What matters to them, and how…
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The Importance of Service in Recovery

Service, simply put, is helping out in a group. In addiction we become so focused on ourselves that we lose the habit of considering what others need. In early sobriety, getting involved in helping others can be critical and is beneficial to…
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What You Need to Know About 12-Step Recovery Fellowship Conventions

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Top 3 reasons to be JCAHO accredited

At A Better Today, we understand the importance of substance abuse treatment centers that continuously strive to grow and offer the best care possible. Of the 13,339 addiction treatment centers that responded to the National Survey of Substance…
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Lifestyle Changes in Recovery: An Attitude of Gratitude

We are trained by society to continually assess what we have and seek more. With frantic minds and hollow hearts, we judge, analyze and consume material things.In such a wasteland of greed, superficiality and addiction, the struggle can seem…
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How to Reach Out for Help with Addiction

The fact that you are on this page now, searching for information on this topic, is a sure sign that in some shape or form, addiction to alcohol and/or drugs is affecting your life in a negative way. At the beginning of a budding drug or alcohol…
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Society and Substance Abuse: Nature vs Nurture

The debate between nature and nurture goes back to the dawn of time. As long as humans have been curious, debates about the origin or cause of such problems as substance abuse have existed.In the last half-century, much progress has been made…