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Addiction Among Minorities and a Scholarship to Receive Treatment

Society continues to find more and more ways that the path towards equality has continued to be unequal for Americans. Black Americans are historically treated unfairly by police and the American justice system. Black Americans spend an alarmingly disproportionate time in jail or prison for equivalent offenses to White Americans. Black Americans are not given…

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Xanax Addiction: The Dangers, Side Effects, and Treatment

Xanax addiction and overdoses have become increasingly common across the country. That’s why Fresh Start Recovery Center has developed a Xanax addiction treatment program. Our detox and rehab program is designed to meet the individual needs of our clients. If you or someone you care about is struggling with an addiction to Xanax, we encourage…

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How Cocaine Addiction Is Treated

Cocaine is one of the most commonly abused drugs in America. However, a high-quality treatment program helps people cease cocaine use and get their lives back on track. Cocaine addiction has never been more dangerous. Today, cocaine is often cut with potent synthetic drugs, including the opiate fentanyl. Combining these drugs is a recipe for…

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The Dangers of Cocaine

Powder cocaine and crack cocaine are essentially the same drug because they have similar properties. Crack cocaine is condensed into a harder “rock” form that is smoked as opposed to powder cocaine which is most often snorted. Powder cocaine has the perception of being a more expensive drug. However, due to the short-lived nature of…

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How to Tell If Someone Is on Meth

Methamphetamine, also known as meth, is an illegal drug that causes permanent changes to a person’s brain and can cause irreversible damage to their mind and body. If you or someone you care about is abusing meth, it’s best to reach out for help from an experienced team of professionals. At Fresh Start Recovery Center,…

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Helping Have A Great Day

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) can be useful for many reasons. The dialectical behavior therapy definition involves the use of a range of skills to teach people how to improve their lives by changing thought patterns and behaviors. An effective DBT therapist can help you learn the areas in your life that you need to focus…

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is an increasingly popular form of therapeutic technique that has a wide range of uses for those with mental health and substance use disorders. At Fresh Start Recovery Center, dialectical behavior therapy is part of many of our clients’ treatment plans. If you’re interested in learning more about dialectical behavioral therapy for…

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Top 20 DBT Skills to Succeed

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a form of therapy that was initially designed for use by those with personality disorders. DBT therapy has been one of the most helpful therapies for those who struggle with borderline personality disorder (BPD). In more recent years, the mental health community has realized that DBT therapy techniques have a…

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What Are the Purposes of EMDR Treatment Centers?

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a type of trauma therapy that has been determined to be effective for treating a range of mental health disorders. EMDR therapy makes use of a variety of tools and techniques to replace negative associations a person has with a traumatic event with associations that do not cause…