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The Importance of Nutrition in Recovery

Nutrition is a crucial aspect of health for everyone. Proper nutrition is how we sustain ourselves and is something we will always require. For individuals who have been struggling with an addiction, ensuring adequate nutrition becomes especially paramount. Over time, addictive substances can rob the body of critical nutrients and throw many bodily processes out…

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The Risk of Alcohol Detox at Home

Quitting alcohol is the first stage toward recovery. However, alcohol detox at home can be dangerous. Both the mind and body go through changes during alcohol addiction. And stopping alcohol use suddenly can send the body into alcohol withdrawal. For safe alcohol detox, choose a medically supervised detox center where the withdrawal effects, both mild…

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5 Helpful Relapse Prevention Techniques

Going through addiction recovery presents many challenges, including avoiding relapse after the process. During treatment, relapse prevention therapy offers many methods for patients to avoid substance use when they leave the program. However, regular reminders of relapse prevention techniques and practicing them are also important, which patients may get through continuing help from an alumni…

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Is Long-Term Rehab Right for You?

Quitting a drug or alcohol addiction requires support. However, some people require extra support through an extended residential program. This type of long-term rehab gives patients a safe place to focus on their mental, physical, and emotional health as they work toward sobriety. At Baltimore Detox Center, our extended residential program provides the foundation for…

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Getting Help for High-Functioning Depression

Not everyone who has depression feels incapacitated. In fact, some people have what they term high-functioning depression. While mental health experts may not use this term, they agree that anyone with depression should seek help. Depression treatment can ease symptoms of the condition. Plus, therapy can help patients who may also battle addictions along with…

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Developing Healthy Coping Skills During Recovery

A key component of addiction recovery involves developing healthy coping skills to meet challenges that arise after rehab. An alumni program provides graduates of rehab the chance to continue to bolster their skills. Plus, they can find support for themselves and help others. Recovery from addiction often is a life-long mission. However, it is worth…