How to Find Al-Anon Meetings in Ohio

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Drug Rehab

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When you are in recovery and moving from Ohio addiction treatment into everyday life once again, it is important to have support in this recovery process. While counseling and other therapies can be extremely beneficial for addicts and their families, the families of those in recovery can also benefit immensely from peer-focused meetings such as … Read More

Ohio Sees Rapid Rise in Synthetic Opioid Overdose Trends

The Recovery VillageDrug Rehab

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The opioid crisis continues to run rampant in the United States, with Ohio being one of the top five states with the highest opioid-related overdose death rates in the entire country. The rate has skyrocketed over the recent past, with overdose deaths tripling in Ohio since 2010. Clearly, the problem has persisted and has evolved … Read More

Do You Need a Sponsor for Addiction Recovery in Ohio?

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If you are currently battling addiction and are either considering treatment or have already started treatment, you may want to consider whether or not to have a sponsor as part of your overall recovery. What exactly is a sponsor in addiction recovery, and what role do these individuals take on to help addicts overcome their … Read More

Ohio Recovering Addicts Ask: Do Drug-Related Dreams Mean I Will Relapse?

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Here is a message for people struggling with substance use. Your dreams cannot hurt you. A frequent issue for substance users seeking recovery is that their dreams send them vivid images of their alcohol or drug use. Even after you have successfully completed rehab, you may find that you have dreams about drinking or using. … Read More

Understanding Ohio Drug Courts

The Recovery VillageDrug Rehab

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Nearly half of the prisoners executed between 2000 and 2015 had a mental illness or substance use disorder. The Guardian chronicled their experience in prison, calling it “poor treatment invisible to most ordinary Americans.” The Washington Post says of the 2.3 million Americans in prison, 85 percent have substance use disorder. It is clear that the … Read More

Achieving Emotional Sobriety after Ohio Alcohol Rehab

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Sobriety is not just about cutting out alcohol from your life. There is physical sobriety, but there is also emotional sobriety. What does this actually involve, and how can you make sure that you are committed to and supported in full sobriety when you leave Ohio alcohol rehab? What Is Emotional Sobriety? Why do people … Read More

Ativan Addiction: What Ohio Residents Should Know

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Do you know someone who is addicted to Ativan? This drug can be very addictive, but Ativan addicts do not need to suffer quietly. There is help for those who are addicted, whether you are looking for Ohio drug rehab options or options in another state. What Is Ativan? Ativan is also known as Lorazepam, … Read More

Treating Co-Occurring Bipolar Disorder in Ohio Drug Rehab

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As if mental health issues and substance abuse were not tough enough to deal with on their own, combining the two can make life extremely difficult. Anyone who suffers from both a mental health issue as well as a substance abuse problem is considered to have a co-occurring disorder. Dealing with substance abuse is never … Read More

Using Alcohol to Ease Chronic Pain? Why It’s a Bad Idea in Ohio

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Many people turn to alcohol to ease their chronic pain. In fact, people have been using alcohol to alleviate their pain for centuries, as alcohol has been known to have a numbing effect on the body. Studies have long confirmed that alcohol can lower pain, and more recent research has found that over one-quarter of … Read More