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Which Addiction Treatment Services Do I Need?

Addiction treatment services continue to evolve. Treatment options have diversified to meet today’s needs. Treatment begins with a form of detox. Getting the mind and body to an addict’s current baseline is a key component to addressing how best to proceed with treatment. However, nowadays, we have so many options when it comes to addiction…

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5 Common Signs of Addiction

There are many signs of drug or alcohol activity, but some or more common than others. Substance abuse disorders disrupt the life of the person using them as well as anyone who interacts with them and cares about them. If substance use has transitioned into full-blown addiction, it’s time to consider professional assistance. Fresh Start…

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3 Benefits of Inpatient Treatment Centers

The need for structure is a major component when deciding if an inpatient treatment program is the right choice for you or your loved one. Not all addiction treatment programs offer the same level of individualized care. For instance, inpatient treatment provides a routine to keep you on your path to recovery. Days are filled…

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4 Signs You Need Alcohol Rehab Treatment

There are slightly different criteria associated with alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence. In either case, it’s a sign a person may be suffering the effects of alcoholism. Alcohol use disorder is very common in the United States. Upwards of 1/4 of Americans report they engage in binge drinking at least once a month. Having the…

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How to Help a Loved One Find an Addiction Rehab Center

Today, there are many options when it comes to choosing addiction treatment center programs. Because there are so many choices, it can feel overwhelming to find a treatment program that is an appropriate fit for you or your loved one. To learn more about what Fresh Start has to offer, contact us using our secure…

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Start Addiction Treatment During National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week begins annually on Mother’s Day. In 2021, it’s May 9-15. This is an ideal moment for women to check in with their health. Women, like all marginalized groups, are disproportionately susceptible to health concerns. By some estimates, women are 50% more likely to have a mental health disorder. Data collected about…

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Embracing Addiction Recovery During Women’s Health Month

May is National Women’s Health Month, a sensible time for all women to consider if the occasional drink has turned into a full-blown addiction. Sadly, we are often blindsided by habit formation. A new habit can be created in just two weeks. Our ability to quickly form new habits can be positive but can also…

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Knowing the Dangers of Holiday Drinking on Cinco de Mayo

It’s no accident that Cinco de Mayo has one of the highest rates of fatal car accidents. Holidays can be complicated, especially those that encourage drinking as a social lubricant. Even though millions of Americans suffer from alcohol abuse, we have created a culture where drinking is prevalent at holiday gatherings. It can be difficult…

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How Alcohol Addiction Can Impact Your Mental Health

Alcohol addiction is a complicated disease. It creates physical changes but also can worsen mental health disorders. Addiction can cause those predisposed to mental health disorders to suffer from those symptoms. It may worsen symptoms of an existing depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder as well. At Fresh Start Recovery Center, we offer alcohol addiction treatment…

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What to Expect from a Drug Rehab Program

In a drug addiction treatment program, those addicted to drugs can receive targeted treatment and support in a safe environment. If you’re struggling with addiction, spending time in treatment can help you build the healthy coping skills you need to maintain recovery long-term. For men and women struggling with addiction, Fresh Start Recovery Center offers…