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Behaviors Associated With Prescription Drug Addiction

While prescription drug addiction can lead to some very dangerous behaviors, there are also some warning signs that you can look out for. Below are …

AA or Inpatient Treatment: How to Choose Between Alcoholics Anonymous and Inpatient Rehab
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AA or Inpatient Treatment: How to Choose Between Alcoholics Anonymous and Inpatient Rehab

Which should you choose for addiction recovery: Alcoholics Anonymous or inpatient rehab? Learn more about the differences here.

4 Tips to Get the Most From Your Inpatient Recovery Mental Health Program
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4 Tips to Get the Most From Your Inpatient Recovery Mental Health Program

Inpatient treatment includes a mental health program. Here are 4 tips to get the most from your inpatient recovery mental health program.

Ways to Encourage a Loved One to Join a Residential Treatment
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Ways to Encourage a Loved One to Start Residential Treatment

It might be a challenge to help someone suffering from drug or alcohol addiction. Encourage your loved one to seek residential treatment.

How to Help Your Loved One Get Inpatient Treatment for Addiction
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How to Help a Loved One to Get Inpatient Treatment for Addiction

It is distressing to see a loved one suffer from addiction. Here’s how to help your loved one get inpatient treatment for addiction.

Tips to Get Sober, Even After Retirement
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Tips to Get Sober, Even After Retirement

Are you enjoying your retirement (maybe a little too much)? Are you drinking too much? Here are some tips to help you get sober. 

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55+ Addiction Treatment Program: It’s Never To Late To Be Sober

How does drug abuse effect older people? Learn more about Fairwinds Treatment Center’s 55+ addiction treatment programs.

How to Enjoy the Holidays While in Recovery
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How to Enjoy the Holidays While in Recovery

If you are starting addiction recovery, you may be worried about the holiday season. Here is how to enjoy the holidays while in recovery.

Drug Overdose Deaths Show Increased Danger in Illicit Drug Use
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Drug Overdose Deaths Show Increased Danger in Illicit Drug Use

Drug overdose deaths have substantially increased over the past year. Here is how Fairwinds Treatment Center can help with addiction recovery.

Alcohol and Inhalant Abuse During the Age of COVID-19
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Alcohol and Inhalant Abuse During the Age of COVID-19

Substance abuse increased during the pandemic. Learn more about alcohol and inhalant abuse during the age of COVID-19.

Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse: What to Know
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Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse: What to Know

Comorbidity, the presence of two or more disorders at once, is common in people with mental health struggles. Here’s what to know about comorbid bipolar disorder and substance abuse.

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Prescription Drug Addiction Among Professionals

People, including professionals, are using drugs like opioids, stimulants, sedatives, and tranquilizers without a doctor’s prescription. For example, in the health sector, the number of health …

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About AUD: How Addiction to Alcohol Works

Alcohol might be the most commonly used/abused addictive substance in the US. The good news is that a condition that is so prevalent also receives …

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Are You a Functioning Alcoholic?

Functioning alcoholic is an informal term used to describe people who have an alcohol dependency but still accomplish their roles in society. Alcohol dependency does …

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Spotlight: The Role of Codependency in Drug Abuse

Working with those who struggle with addiction, it would be impossible for us to overlook the overlap of codependency in drug abuse. However, for those …