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5 Common Signs of Opioid Use

The opioid epidemic has ravaged individuals and families across our society. If you have not personally had a family member who has faced problems with opioid addiction, it’s sadly likely that a friend of yours has. Opioids are potent and addictive substances. Since the opioid epidemic is now well-known, doctors and patients are better informed.…

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How Heroin Addiction Treatment Helps Fight the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has become a well-known national problem. It makes news headlines on a daily basis. We, as a society, had begun to make progress, and, sadly, the pandemic made us take a giant step in the wrong direction. If you or someone you love is struggling with an opioid use disorder, we encourage…

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Do I Need an Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program?

It can be a challenge to determine the treatment program that’s right for you. One aspect of this involves the level of care that suits your present situation. The level of addiction, from mild to moderate to severe, plays a role in this decision. Many clients who choose Fresh Start Recovery Center in Maryland begin…

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4 Benefits of an Opiate Treatment Program

The opioid epidemic has become even more of a problem as a result of the pandemic. If you or someone you love is struggling with an opiate addiction, our medical experts at Fresh Start Recovery Center encourage you to reach out today. Fresh Start offers an opioid addiction treatment program that can help you find…

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The Importance of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Minority Mental Health Month is a nationwide effort developed to call much-needed attention to the mental health issues faced by communities that experience disproportionate inequality as a result of systemic barriers and historical adversity. Medical professionals at Fresh Start Recovery Center in Maryland have a deep understanding of the stigma surrounding mental illness in minority…

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How to Choose from Addiction Recovery Centers for Your Loved One

Family members play a pivotal role in helping loved ones seek the addiction recovery they need. It’s often difficult for a person struggling with addiction to accept their circumstances or just how problematic their habit has become. Family intervention, especially when early intervention is possible, can provide life-changing help for a loved one who has…

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Staying Safe and Sober This 4th of July

Drinking holidays are an especially challenging time for those in recovery. You are often encouraged to place yourself in situations full of temptations for alcohol abuse. It’s important to be mindful about attending parties and other events that may have the potential to trigger a relapse. Fresh Start Recovery Center’s alcohol addiction treatment program teaches…

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4 Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient treatment is often a better option for those with mild substance abuse disorders. An intensive outpatient program (IOP) can be successfully integrated into long-term treatment plans. Outpatient treatment options are a method for clients to gain valuable support without having the stress of setting aside daily responsibilities and personal obligations to family and work.…