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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…

When to Begin PHP Addiction Treatment for Recovery

When considering treatment options, you may realize that it’s not feasible to remain at a treatment facility full-time. A partial hospitalization program (PHP) allows for the option to return home at the end of the day. This can allow clients to maintain a sense of normalcy by seeing family and sleeping in their own bed…

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Choosing a Maryland Recovery Center for Drug Addiction

If you or someone you love is struggling with substance abuse, there are many options when it comes to drug addiction treatment in Maryland. Finding the program that best suits your particular needs can feel overwhelming and complicated. A high-quality addiction rehab center will be accredited and properly credentialed. You should expect to be treated…

What to Look for in Community Housing Options

There are a number of options when it comes to community housing, and you want to be aware of the advantages and pitfalls associated with different options. In general, a community housing program is an opportunity to continue recovery in a structured environment. Community housing acts as a bridge between treatment and a return to…

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5 Signs You Need Prescription Drug Treatment

A common problem with prescription drug abuse is that people do not realize they have formed a dependence or an addiction before the cycle of abuse has already begun. A large number of annual overdoses and deaths occur as a result of prescription drug addiction. If you or someone you care about is struggling with…

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Utilizing a Women’s Rehab Center for Addiction Recovery

Women have particular needs that differ from men in rehab. Gender-specific rehab programs for women are designed to prioritize personal needs based on biological differences. Fresh Start Recovery Center offers a women’s rehab program in Maryland that tailors treatment plans based on women’s needs. Our women’s rehab center program is a safe space for women…

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When Does an Outpatient Rehab Program Benefit Me?

The right form of rehab is based on your particular life circumstances in the present. Outpatient rehab is often an ideal choice for those who have already made significant progress on their path to recovery. At Fresh Start Recovery Center, our outpatient rehab program in Maryland helps our clients continue their treatment and education while…

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What Is Self-Harm Awareness Month?

March is Self-Harm Awareness Month. Self-harm can come in many forms and involves physical, psychological, and emotional elements. Any form of deliberate or purposeful injury that a person causes themselves is considered self-harm or self-injury. If you or someone you care about is engaging in self-harm, they could benefit from self-harm treatment and mental health…