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What is Purple Heroin?

It’s fair to say that most people know that heroin is not only a drug, but a dangerous- highly addictive drug. When the news and social media platforms begin to alert the public with announcements warning people of a deadly strand of heroin,…
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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.…
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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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How to Stop Alcoholism in Its Tracks

Living with an alcoholic can be very difficult. Many people don’t realize that alcoholism is a disease and can be hard to manage independently. Some ups and downs come with the disease, and it can be hard to know how an alcoholic will react…
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The Role of Technology in Substance Abuse & Recovery

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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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Domestic Abuse and Substance Abuse: The Connection

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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…