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Can an Alcoholic Ever Have a Drink?

For an alcoholic, some of the most enjoyable, most human social activities can be sad, depressing affairs. That’s because so many of these activities involve alcohol and drinking. These activities can be family get togethers, retirement parties, weddings, or even simple dinners out. While others enjoy their affairs with cocktails in hand, it can be… View Post

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Exercising to Kick the Habit

One of the most important aspects of addiction treatment is the development of healthy habits to replace the habit of substance abuse.  Regular exercise has proven to be one of those healthy habits that can aid both treatment and long-term recovery.  There are many reasons that exercise is so effective. Endorphins Endorphins are “feel-good” chemicals… View Post

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Can you Recover from Methamphetamine Addiction?

Addiction is a treatable disease. And that is the case for methamphetamine addiction as well, even if methamphetamine treatment is different from the treatment of other substances. Learn more about methamphetamine, meth treatment, and the recovery process in this article. Table of Contents A Five Stage Model for Recovery What is Methamphetamine? The Dangers of… View Post

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The Link Between Substance Abuse and PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that occurs when a person experiences (directly or indirectly) or witnesses, a traumatic event, or series of events. People who suffer from PTSD often suffer for many years, if not an entire lifetime, after these traumatic events occur. During periods of high anxiety and stress, many… View Post

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Smoking at Addiction Treatment Centers

Does your center allow smoking? This is a frequently asked question by both professionals and potential drug and alcohol addiction rehab center clients. According to the 2016 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services, nearly ⅔ of addiction treatment centers allow smoking on campus. At some of these facilities, smoking becomes a part of the… View Post

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Patriot’s Day: Special Screening & Discussion

Recovering Champions will be hosting a special screening and discussion of the acclaimed film “Patriots Day” with celebrated author Casey Sherman on Thursday, August 3 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Falmouth Museums on the Green in Falmouth, MA. Click here for more information.  

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