The Many Benefits Of Exercise In Addiction Recovery

Sarah Harris

Using drugs and alcohol for prolonged periods of time profoundly alters our body chemistry. But it’s not like going cold turkey will completely solve the problem either. Removing substances from a system that has grown accustomed to their presence can leave an individual feeling depressed, anxious, and fundamentally ill-equipped to…

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How Long Does It Take To Detox From Alcohol?

Sarah Harris

When people start drinking they rarely consider the consequences of alcohol addiction. Over time, casual drinking or even occasional binging can turn into a full-blown addiction. Unfortunately, many people do not realize that being an alcoholic is not a criterion for experiencing alcohol withdrawal. This can be…

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Alcohol Addiction Signs and Symptoms

Katelyn Sharkey

Alcoholism, also referred to as alcohol addiction, is a destructive disease that has life threatening consequences and countless long-term negative health effects. Recognizing that someone has an alcohol use disorder can be tricky, because drinking is a common and widely accepted social activity. It can be difficult to determine…

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Benefits of Traveling Out of State for Addiction Treatment

Katelyn Sharkey

Making the decision to seek treatment for substance abuse or drug addiction is a monumental step in recovery. Recognizing and acknowledging the existence of your substance abuse problem can take time. Deciding to address your problem takes courage, bravery and commitment. It is important to do your research and look…

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5 Ways to Promote Success in Early Recovery

Katelyn Sharkey

Addiction recovery is a lifelong journey that requires ongoing maintenance and attention. Although the beginning stages of any successful recovery almost always takes place in drug and alcohol rehabilitation, further steps must be taken after treatment in order for sobriety to be sustainable. Often times these steps are recognized as…

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What Are the Stages of Drug Detox?

Restore Center

Addiction is a disease which, if not treated properly, can lead to serious illness and even death. The causes of drug addiction are many, and can differ from patient to patient. Therefore, each individual case of drug addiction is different, and no two patients will have an identical path to…

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How Long Does Drug Rehab Take?

Restore Center

When facing addiction, seeking help can be intimidating. You may have many questions. What do I bring? How much does treatment cost? What does treatment entail? And one of the most common, how long does drug rehab take?  There is no predetermined ‘correct’ treatment time. However, studies have shown that…

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