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Why You Shouldn’t Do Alcohol Detox at Home

The recovery journey starts with flushing your body of all the harmful things you put into it over an extended period. It allows the body to start fresh and gives itself a chance to develop healthy habits without using drugs and alcohol. However, some individuals want to begin this process at home, which can be […]

Understanding PTSD and Addiction

Typically, a person suffering from addiction is likely to have a co-occurring disorder as well. There are often underlying conditions that may cause a person to use drugs and alcohol as a coping mechanism. One such disorder that often occurs alongside addiction is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD can be highly distressing for individuals that […]

Are Withdrawal Symptoms All the Same?


The experiences associated with substance use and withdrawal are usually unpleasant. If you develop a physical and emotional dependency on substances, you are likely to have withdrawal when the substances are cut back or removed. However, withdrawal symptoms can vary from person to person.  You also need to consider other factors, depending on the type […]

Preparing for the Storm


Recently the state of Texas experienced an unusual winter storm that impacted a considerable amount of its residents. High snowfall rates and ice caused power outages for millions of people, many of whom went several days with no heat, lights, or ways to cook. While everyone cannot adequately prepare for such a situation, some burdens […]

Enjoying St. Patrick’s Day Without Alcohol

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March signals the beginning of spring and one of the most popular holidays of the year. Celebrated every year on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day began as a religious holiday and has remained a popular day to celebrate Irish heritage and traditions. Unfortunately, it has also become synonymous with being an excuse to drink alcohol […]

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