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Inpatient vs Outpatient Treatment

Once you complete your detox from drug or alcohol addiction, a treatment specialist will help you determine the next step in your recovery. Treatment centers in Texas offer two primary programs to choose from: inpatient vs outpatient treatment. Although both programs offer the same types of therapy, they provide different levels of supervision, facilities, and…

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Risk Factors for Addiction

Addiction occurs when you no longer have the ability to stop consuming a substance or participating in behaviors that lead to substance abuse. The medical field now widely accepts addiction as a disease and a disorder. Furthermore, therapists and counselors identify risk factors for addiction. While many of the risk factors for addiction center around…

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Benefits of a Family Program

Addiction doesn’t just impact the person struggling with a substance abuse disorder. Addiction is also a family disease because it negatively impacts those you love most. The negative impact on your loved ones is especially profound if you’re married or have children. Since addiction requires treatment, family therapy plays an important role in your recovery,…

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Fun Sober Activities

Since addiction causes a lifetime of symptoms, recovery requires finding ways to manage your life without relying on drugs and alcohol. During addiction, life revolves around substances. Most of your socializing centers around alcohol and drug use. That can mean that finding fun sober activities during recovery can be challenging. Addiction is such a powerful…

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Stress Management Techniques

When you battle addiction, drugs and alcohol become your primary coping mechanism. Masking painful and uncomfortable thoughts and feelings with psychoactive substances means that an important part of recovery is learning healthy stress management techniques. Stress is an unfortunate part of life. While some types of stress are beneficial and can help motivate you to…

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