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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.

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

Lucemyra: A New Opioid-Withdrawal Solution

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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, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

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 No content available.

Sobriety is the gold-standard of addiction treatment, but not everyone stays sober. Harm Reduction may save lives by preventing... Continue Reading

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CRAFT: An Alternative to Drug Intervention

By Audrey Beim No content available.

Here's all you need to know about CRAFT, an option for family and friends of addicts who refuse to get help. Continue Reading

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

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

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

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

By Tori Utley No content available.

Detox is a necessary first-step in recovery for many people. Here's what to consider when you're getting ready to detox, and ho... Continue Reading

Can Mindfulness Really Treat Addiction?

By Audrey Beim No content available.

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

The key to reducing relapse from opioid addiction is collaborative care

The Role of Collaborative Care in Fighting Opioid Addiction

By Tori Utley No content available.

By blending the benefits of medications and therapy, you can better prevent relapse and live a healthy life in recovery. Continue Reading

What is Multimodal Treatment?

By Benhilda Chanetsa No content available.

It's a form of addiction and mental health treatment that aims to reflect the complexities of the human condition. Continue Reading

How to Use the Criminal Justice System to Recover

By Liemann Valdimar No content available.

Despite facing pending criminal charges, this initially negative experience can be used as a turning point to a positive period... Continue Reading

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How Equine Therapy Can Help in Recovery

By Dominica Applegate No content available.

If you're seeking an alternative therapy for your recovery—one that can really bring about huge transformation—consider equine ... Continue Reading

Detox Medication: How Do They Work?

By Audrey Beim No content available.

Learn more about the detox medications that physicians can prescribe to help a patient during detox and rehabilitation. Continue Reading

The Role of Shame in Active Addiction

By Tess Chedsey No content available.

Some behavioral psychologists believe that shame leads to more substance abuse, which leads to more shame. Through this, the vi... Continue Reading

Op-Ed: Why Harm Reduction Therapy Remains A Work in Progress

By Colleen Marlett No content available.

Do the benefits for the addict's right to use, outweigh the determent of their personal health? Learn about a social movement a... Continue Reading

How Effective are Addiction Interventions?

By Benhilda Chanetsa No content available.

Most addicts don't voluntarily enter addiction treatment programs. Some need a nudge from family, friends, or the court system ... Continue Reading

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