addicted to painkillers

Why Do People Get Addicted to Painkillers

Opioid painkillers can produce a short-lived euphoria, but they are highly addictive. Addiction to opioids does not occur overnight. Before a person develops a dependency on opioids, there is a period when prescription medications are misused. Because opioids are so addictive, misuse can unexpectedly lead to addiction. If you or someone you care about is…

3 Benefits of an Alcohol Detox Center

Alcohol use can start casually, enjoying a glass of wine with dinner or having a few beers with friends. This occasional consumption is the extent of their use for many people, but unfortunately, some people have underlying issues that make them susceptible to alcohol abuse. What begins to kick back and relax becomes an unhealthy…

Benefits of an Alcohol Rehab in Maryland

The Benefits of an Alcohol Rehab in Maryland

Treatment programs can vary a great deal. Clients who choose Fresh Start Recovery Center in Maryland do so because they expect a certain level of professionalism. They also find a safe and supportive environment and care that goes above and beyond. Clients work with the medical professionals at Fresh Start to develop an alcohol addiction…

group beginning treatment at trauma treatment centers

The Importance of Trauma Treatment Centers for Recovery

Trauma-focused therapy programs play a crucial role in helping clients heal from mental health and substance abuse disorders. Trauma can result from a wide range of situations. Some experience trauma as a child as a result of neglect or abuse. Others face trauma because of sexual abuse or domestic violence. Often, individuals face co-occurring disorders…

woman participating in self care day

How International Self-Care Day Supports Addiction Recovery

International Self-Care Day (ISD) is celebrated each year on July 24th. This is a day to focus on your well-being and promote healthy lifestyles, and an opportunity to raise awareness about concerns surrounding mental illness and addiction. If you or someone you love is struggling with a substance abuse disorder, this is a moment to…

woman practicing yoga during minority mental health awareness month

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…

doctor and client discussing addiction recovery centers

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…

two men discussing alcohol rehab treatment

When to Seek Out Alcohol Rehab Treatment

There are many options when it comes to alcohol abuse treatment. Alcohol abuse rehabilitation options have diversified to meet today’s needs. Treatment begins with one of many forms of detox. Before proceeding with treatment, it’s important to detox the mind and body before moving on to an effective and personalized treatment plan. Although it’s a…