Columbus Recovery High School Set to Open in January

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High school can be a tumultuous time. Socially, students work to find themselves and fit into emerging social groups. They are exploring new interests and seriously considering what avenues they might want to pursue after they graduate. For some students, the unfortunate reality is that they are more focused on the here and now since … Read More

Successful Addiction Recovery Is a Journey

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Achieving successful recovery following an addiction to drugs or alcohol requires a lot more than just completing a treatment program. To maintain recovery over the long haul, a lifetime of effort is required. No ‘Cure’ for Addiction There is not an acute “cure” for addiction, although there are certainly plenty of success stories of people … Read More

3 Reasons to Choose an Accredited Drug Rehab Facility

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It is not always easy to embark on a life free from addiction. When you do, you need the support of experienced, dedicated professionals who can help you create your new, sober life. By choosing an accredited drug rehab facility, you choose to ensure that you have competent professionals on your side. What Is Accreditation? … Read More

Is Your Job Contributing to Your Substance Misuse?

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Certain lines of work seem to have a higher prevalence of substance use issues among employees when compared to others. Not only is this an obvious issue for the employees themselves, but also for their employers. Workers with an addiction are not just harming themselves; their addiction also negatively affects the workplace as a whole. … Read More

5 Tips for Treating Insomnia without Addictive Sleep Aids

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It is recommended that adults get at least seven hours of sleep every night for optimal well-being. However, as many as 50 to 70 million adults in the US suffer from some form of sleep disorder. More specifically, about six percent of the general population have been diagnosed with insomnia. A lack of proper sleep … Read More

Are Sober Houses and Halfway Houses the Same Thing?

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For those overcoming addiction, specific arrangements can be made for addiction aftercare when treatment has completed in order to ensure they continue with their sobriety. The terms “halfway houses” and “sober living houses” are terms that are often used to refer to living arrangements for those completing treatment. Even though these terms are often used … Read More

How Does Marijuana Use Impact Heart Health?

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Different forms of marijuana.

When you think of marijuana use, you might believe that a little bit of marijuana won’t hurt. However, it turns out that recreational or more intense marijuana use can have some serious health impacts. These include the increased risk of cardiovascular complications and hypertension. What does this mean if you’re using or have used marijuana … Read More

What Kind of Mental Health Pros Work in Drug Rehab?

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Who can you expect to encounter when you attend a drug rehab program? Mental health professionals are dedicated to helping you become sober. Who are they, and what role could they play in your recovery? The Experience of Addiction Treatment in Ohio Drug Rehab If you’ve never experienced rehab before, you might wonder who you’ll … Read More