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October 31, 2018

How long does it take to get over an addiction? This is a good question, but it has no simple answers. Everyone is different. Most medical professionals working in the addiction medicine field think that you can’t ever eliminate your tendency for addiction. This is because as much as half of your risk for substance …

October 18, 2018

When Recovery Goes Wrong Despite a drug abuser’s best intentions, sometimes they relapse. The risk of relapse never truly goes away for an addict. They have to take life day-by-day. Understanding why addicts relapse can help further treatments and methods to be crafted to ensure that no one slips through the cracks when recovering from …

October 15, 2018

Sobriety is not a goal for you to check off a list, It’s an ongoing decision that shapes the rest of your life and the first 90 days of sobriety are the most important. At Pathfinders Sober Living, we deeply understand how much patience and self-evaluation is required in order to stay sober. We also …

October 13, 2018

Preparing for the major changes in your life that help you obtain the successes we all long to achieve can make your stay at our rehabilitation facility much easier. When you set goals with your family to ensure they have access to all the tasks that need to be carried out while you are away, …

October 11, 2018

Addiction is defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) as a “chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by repetitive drug use and abuse in spite of harmful consequences.” The word “relapse” is in the definition for a reason. Relapse is a part of many people’s struggle with addiction before they finally achieve …

October 8, 2018

What is the 12 Step Program? Does it Work? Drug and substance addiction has been a significant problem in America. It is estimated that over 20 million people are struggling with one addiction or the other. More people are affected by the problem. Unfortunately, only a small group of people is willing to commit to …

October 5, 2018

When a member of the family is struggling with addiction, it will also have consequences for the entire family. Once an addicted individual starts their recovery journey by enrolling in substance abuse treatment Phoenix AZ, you may ask yourself how you can offer your support during their recovery. There are different ways you can help …

October 5, 2018

Overcoming addiction to drugs or alcohol is one of the bravest things a person can do, and thankfully, there are rehab facilities available to help with the process. Unfortunately, not all drug and alcohol rehab facilities are created equal and finding the right fit can make all the difference in your treatment success. You should …

September 13, 2018

Many of us know someone who has struggled with opioid addiction. If not yourself, perhaps it was a family member or close friend. Opioids affect a lot of families throughout the United States, so know that you’re not alone in dealing with them. In fact, statistics from the National Institute on Drug Abuse indicate the …

September 13, 2018

More than 72,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2017. More than half of those deaths were due to opioids. Every day we read another article about someone dying from opioid abuse. Mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, and beloved celebrities like Prince, and most recently Demi Lovato, are falling victim to these drugs. Which is why the Substance Abuse …

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