how long does detox last

How Long Does Detox Last?

If you or someone you care about has been struggling with substance abuse, professional treatment can help you break free from the destructive cycle of addiction. The first step of professional addiction treatment programs is usually detoxification when addictive substances are cleansed from a person’s body. During the detox process at an addiction treatment facility,…

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Tips to Enjoy a Sober Christmas

Christmas can be especially difficult for those in recovery. The prevalence of eggnog, mulled wine, and spiced cider, among other holiday beverages, can make it hard to maintain sobriety during the holidays. Additionally, family, economic, and social pressures can lead to increased alcohol consumption during the weeks leading to Christmas. A sober Christmas is possible.…

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Enjoying a Sober Thanksgiving

The holiday season can be the most challenging time of year for those in recovery. Family stress and increased opportunities to drink make staying sober during the holidays feel impossible. Thanksgiving is often the most stressful holiday of the year. People in recovery often need more support to stay sober and healthy through Thanksgiving and…

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Getting Through Your First Year of Sobriety

The first year of sobriety is a significant milestone. Whether you’re on day three or day three-hundred, every day of sobriety is an accomplishment. For many people in recovery, surviving the first year of sobriety can be daunting. Reintegrating to home, school, and work-life can be challenging. Seeing people around you drink or use drugs…