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What is a High Functioning Alcoholic?

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Medicare And Substance Abuse Treatment [Guide]

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The Guide to Study Drug Addiction

Study drug addiction is prevalent among students who feel intense pressure to achieve academic success. Experimenting with drugs, both prescription and illicit is standard among college students, but that does not mean it is safe. People often…
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When Should You Hold an Intervention?

When should you hold an intervention? This question is one that many families ask themselves. It can be challenging to try to help a loved one struggling with addiction. In this resource, we discuss how to know it's time to hold an intervention.  Table…
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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…

Stress, Isolation and Addiction

Human beings are social animals; we are designed to live and work with others. Without a community, individuals are prone to stress associated with isolation as the innate need for human connection is deprived.xStress can negatively affect the…
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Self-Care and It’s Importance in Recovery

Sometimes, taking care of ourselves can be the hardest thing to do. However, with compassion, patience, and practice, self-care can easily become a new healthy habit. This article discusses self-care throughout and beyond addiction recovery. Table…
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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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60 Days Drug & Alcohol Treatment- A Parent’s Guide

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