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Failure-to-Launch Syndrome and Addiction

Many young adults today seem to have difficulty leaving home and beginning an independent life. In fact, there’s even a term for it: failure-to-launch syndrome. In general, young adults with

Benefits of a High Staff to Client Ratio Rehab Facility

Are you or someone you love ready to begin your recovery journey? First of all, congrats. You should be proud of yourself for taking this brave step. At this point,

4 Life Skills Essential for Recovery

A big part of sobriety is learning how to navigate life without drugs and alcohol – and this goes for even the most minor daily tasks. From self-care to stress

The Importance of Peers In Addiction Recovery 

Addiction is often a lonely disease and can cause you to withdraw from the same social support that is needed to stay mentally healthy. Research has linked social support to

Meth Use Rises Among Young, Heroin Use Declines

First, the good news: Heroin use in general in the United States is down, according to the latest annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). In 2015, the

Your Body on Painkillers

By now you know that prescription painkillers are potent and highly addictive. In addition to a high risk of overdose, the abuse of opioids can lead to both short- and

Study: Can Exercise Help Prevent Cocaine Relapse?

Unfortunately, relapse is a common part of recovery from cocaine use disorder – but a little exercise may help, according to researchers from the University of Buffalo. “Cocaine addiction is

Could You be a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

Just because someone appears to have a healthy family life and holds downs a good job, it doesn’t mean he or she isn’t struggling with the physical and emotional effects

5 Types of Experiential Therapy to Enhance Your Recovery

Experiential therapy is an integral part of treating substance use disorders and/or co-occurring disorders, throughout all levels of care – and for good reason. Experiential therapy pushes clients to get

4 Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Programs

Whether you’ve completed a residential rehab and need ongoing treatment or you’re just not able to put life on hold for residential treatment, an intensive outpatient treatment program (IOP) might