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Understanding Relapse: Common Triggers in Recovery

One of the most sensitive subjects among those in recovery is the subject of relapse. It holds with it feelings of failure and wasted effort. It comes with expressions of shame and embarrassment. However, during the journey of addiction, rehabilitation, and recovery, relapse forever remains a possibility.  This is sometimes despite best efforts. What is…

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What Is Codependency? Symptoms of a Codependent Relationship

Often, people, who spend most of their time and energy meeting the needs of their partners, wonder, ‘What is codependency?’ Such a relationship feels like a trap because only one party makes sacrifices. By definition, a codependent relationship is a situation whereby people are reliant on others for almost everything, including food, clothing, money, and…

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Safety at Rehab

With thousands of people dying from the effects of the coronavirus, you may wonder whether now is a safe time to seek treatment for a drug or alcohol abuse disorder. Our answer to this may surprise you. In any event, COVID-19 safety at rehab remains a top priority at our drug abuse treatment center. Keep reading…

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Does Insurance Cover Rehab?

Does insurance cover rehab? Treatment centers in Arizona accept most insurance providers, as well as Medicaid. A treatment specialist can help you determine what type of insurance you have and what type of treatment your policy covers. Their goal is to make insurance verification as easy as possible so that they can get help for…

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Psychotherapy vs. Counseling

Although addiction has no cure, treatment affords you the opportunity to achieve recovery. Learning how to manage your symptoms is a major part of recovery. Treatments like psychotherapy vs counseling are extremely helpful. But what exactly is the difference between psychotherapy vs counseling? Each year, 22 million Americans struggle with a substance abuse disorder, while…

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Symptoms of Vicodin Abuse

Doctors often prescribe painkillers after a surgical procedure, when a patient is dealing with chronic pain conditions, or when someone has a disease. Painkillers, although helpful for eliminating pain, also have the potential for abuse and addiction. One type of pain medication that doctors prescribe that is often abused is Vicodin. Like many opioids, Vicodin…