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Addiction recovery can be a very personal journey. Different cases require different combinations of treatment. Whether you’re interested in detox, relapse warning signs, or the latest in addiction research, staying in the know will help guide you towards the approach that’s best for you.

Why Giving Up Drugs or Alcohol Isn't a Matter of Willpower

By Wish Recovery

If there were any truth to the misconception, some people have, that all anyone must do if they genuinely want to stop drinking... Continue Reading

What are the Best Treatment Options for Alcohol Use Disorder?

By Wish Recovery

Of the nearly 15 million adult Americans diagnosed with alcohol use disorder or AUD, most of them report finding an alcohol tre... Continue Reading

A Simple Guide To Understanding NAD+ Treatment for Addiction

By Wish Recovery

It can be an emotionally unpleasant experience to watch someone you care for struggle with substance use disorder. It’s even mo... Continue Reading

Using TRICARE for Addiction Treatment

By Dr. Brian Wind Ph.D. Dr. Brian Wind Ph.D. is a recognized leader in clinical psychology with over 15 years of experience.

Both active-duty military members and veterans face a difficult set of circumstances when it comes to recovering from addiction... Continue Reading

Primary care physician talking to a patient about addiction and treatment

What Role Should Primary Care Play in Addiction Treatment?

By Dawn Hurley

It's important to consider the possible reasons why so many don't get help, despite the effectiveness of interventions for Subs... Continue Reading

Recovering addict practicing Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy

Preventing Relapse With Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy

By Dawn Hurley

Based on research, MABT training-based treatment has lasting effects on addiction recovery. Continue Reading

patient consultation via telemedicine

What Can Telemedicine Do For Addiction Treatment?

By Germain Palacios

Telemedicine has made access to clinical services easier than ever. Continue Reading

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Pros and Cons of Inpatient Rehab

By Chelsey Glenn

There are several options available when considering rehab, including residential inpatient treatment. Continue Reading

A woman struggles with physical withdrawal symptoms during her opioid-addiction recovery.

Lucemyra: A New Opioid-Withdrawal Solution

By Sue Dunham

A newly FDA-approved drug may help addicts overcome the hurdle of physical withdrawal-symptoms in their recovery. Continue Reading

A recovering addict and her lay counselor discuss recovery over brunch.

Lay Counseling in Addiction Recovery

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

One author discusses how lay counselors helped her overcome temptations when she came home from an inpatient addiction-treatmen... Continue Reading

A woman sits on an exam table at a facility that practices the harm reduction model of addition treatment.

The Harm Reduction Model of Addiction Treatment

By Benhilda Chanetsa

The debate continues on whether harm reduction is a viable option for those who can't stay sober, whether by choice or due to l... Continue Reading

A cuddling couple uses craft treatment techniques while interacting.

CRAFT: An Alternative to Drug Intervention

By Audrey Beim

The CRAFT method focuses on achieving abstinence by reinforcing sober behavior and allowing addicts to face natural consequences. Continue Reading

woman staring in other direction

7 Reasons Why Some Family and Friends Don't Want You to Go to Rehab

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

Regardless of the reasoning friends and family members have for not wanting you to seek treatment for addiction, the choice is ... Continue Reading

doing detox at home

DIY Detox: Can You Really Do-It-Yourself?

By Tori Utley Tori Utley is an entrepreneur working jointly in technology innovation and addiction recovery, holding her license as an alcohol and drug counselor (LADC) in Minnesota.

People have different experiences when going through withdrawal. For this reason—no matter what—make sure to choose the option ... Continue Reading

recovering addict practicing mindfulness

Can Mindfulness Really Treat Addiction?

By Audrey Beim

Focusing on what is occurring at the present moment without judgment is the central concept of mindfulness. But it is not as si... Continue Reading

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