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Tips to Quit Drinking

If you have noticed that social drinking or having the occasional drink has transitioned into regular or daily drinking, you may have developed an alcohol use disorder (AUD). There are numerous health consequences to AUD and alcoholism. If you have developed a drinking problem, there is no time to quit drinking like the present. Our…

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The Importance of Alcohol Treatment Centers in Maryland

Anyone who has battled alcoholism, lived with a loved one who abuses alcohol, or has or knows someone who has struggled with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) can tell you about the toll alcohol takes on lives. Alcohol treatment centers are an invaluable resource for those who need help recovering from the traumatic effects of…

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5 Benefits of an Alcohol Addiction Treatment Program

Alcohol abuse and addiction are a problem for millions of Americans. Every year, alcoholism and alcohol-related accidents claim the lives of many individuals for reasons that are preventable and treatable. An alcohol rehab program can help people who are struggling with their alcohol consumption learn coping mechanisms and life skills to turn their life around…

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Social Drinker vs. Functional Alcoholic

There’s a big difference between a person who drinks exclusively in social situations and someone who is a functional alcoholic. A so-called “functional” alcoholic is a confusing term as the implication is that this individual is doing well enough. In reality, they are not fulfilling their obligations or engaging in activities to the best of…

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…

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3 Benefits of an Outpatient Alcohol Rehab for Recovery

An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is often part of long-term treatment plans. Outpatient treatment (OT) options are a terrific way for clients to find and maintain support when it would be challenging to step back from personal family and work obligations. Fresh Start Recovery Center’s alcohol addiction treatment program is an excellent option for clients…

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The Difference Between Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Addiction

Substance use disorders disrupt the life of individuals who are struggling with addiction as well as anyone who interacts with them and cares about them. If occasional drinking has transitioned into alcohol addiction, then it’s time to consider professional assistance. Fresh Start Recovery Center offers a range of programs for those battling alcohol abuse. Medical…

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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…