Drug and Alcohol outpatient recovery in Marietta, GA




Tips for Staying Sober after Rehab

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Rehab is designed to help you build a strong foundation for living a life of sobriety. Although the weeks and months after you depart from rehab can be challenging in many ways, the strategies you developed during treatment can keep your recovery on track. By learning how to protect your sobriety after leaving rehab, you […]

The Best Ways to Detox from Alcohol

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Best Way to Detox and Recover from Alcohol Abuse Alcohol use disorder, which accounts for drinking problems ranging from moderate to severe, is a disease that affected as many as 14.4 million Americans in 2018, according to the NIAAA. Alcohol dependence can change the body’s biochemistry and stopping alcohol use cold turkey can have devastating […]

Healthy Tips for Staying on Track in the New Year

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Tips to Keep You on Track with Your Recovery in the New Year For those in recovery, resolutions for the new year will certainly include some sort of plan to help prevent relapse. A new year brings new possibilities, and it gives you a chance to change things in your life that no longer serve […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction


As the days shorten and the nights grow darker, our moods and mental health may change as well. Experiencing feelings of depression or anxiety in the colder Fall and Winter months of the year may be a sign of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a mental health disorder which affects millions of people around the world. […]

Suicide Prevention Month: Understanding Suicidal Ideation

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It is a sad fact about modern society that mental health crises have become so commonplace. One in five people surveyed in 2018 admitted to having mental health issues. One in twenty-five people experienced serious mental illness. Considering the amount of people struggling with life, it’s inevitable that suicide would become a more pressing problem. […]

Substance Abuse and PTSD Commonly Manifest Together

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Why Do Those With PTSD Use Substances? If you’re one of the individuals seeking help for your substance abuse disorder, it’s also 50% likely you also suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But, you don’t need to be told this. In a way, it makes perfect sense that those experiencing immense psychological pain would occasionally […]

Men’s Health Week: Substance Abuse Warning Signs and How to Overcome Addiction

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Everyone has a drink just to take the edge off, right? Though sometimes you wonder if you’re having more drinks than most people you know. Maybe you also enjoy using drugs recreationally with friends to forget about the stress you’re experiencing. Or maybe you keep filling that painkiller prescription that was meant to help with […]

It Takes 33 Milliseconds to Trigger Relapse: Here’s How to Stop It

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The Implications of Relapse Relapse is ground zero. Relapse is waking up in a hospital bed— if you wake up at all. Relapse, for many, is the end of the road. Once the body has lost its tolerance for an addictive substance the chances of overdose increase dramatically. Thankfully, relapse is not a death sentence, […]

15 Quotes to Inspire You on Your Recovery Journey

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     The road to recovery can be long and hard. Though you may stumble and fall along the way, it is not the end of the journey. When you’re in recovery, sometimes you’ll have to reach deep inside yourself to find the strength to pick yourself up, dust yourself off and continue the climb […]

The Devastating Impact Of Addiction On Families

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Substance abuse is often thought of as an individual disease. Unfortunately, one person’s addiction usually has a ripple effect on family members. Let’s look at how substance abuse takes a toll on families.  Destruction of Trust Trust takes a long time to develop and an instant to break. Someone suffering from substance abuse may lie […]