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Tips for Avoiding Relapse in Times of Transition

Having the courage to get help when you are struggling with addiction is an enormous step toward recovery. An important part of recovery is understanding the possibility of relapse. You might feel an enormous amount of pressure not to fall back into old habits[…]

12.08.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch

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Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms, Timelines & Treatment for Various Drugs

Addiction is a complex concept based on many variables. Each individual has a different experience and comes to addiction in a unique way. For most, understanding they have a problem that requires professional treatment is the first step to overcoming addiction. People who do[…]

10.06.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch

How to Rebuild Life After Addiction

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How to Rebuild Your Life After Drug Addiction

When you recognize you have an addiction and reach out for help to overcome it, you make one of the bravest decisions you ever will in your life. Surrendering to the reality of a life gone out of control and accepting the assistance you[…]

09.29.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch

Meditation for Addiction Recovery

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How Mindful Meditation Can Help in Recovery

  Influenced by Buddhist ideology and Greek stoicism, mindful meditation involves deliberately and nonjudgmentally focusing on what you are feeling and experiencing in the present moment. Instead of running away from an unpleasant situation, escaping with drugs and alcohol or making impulsive decisions, someone[…]

07.19.2017
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Jan Trobisch

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7 Commonly Asked Questions About Synergy Addiction Treatment Centers

7 Commonly Asked Questions About Synergy Addiction Treatment Centers We answer hundreds of questions every day from people interested in learning about Synergy addiction treatment centers and how the addiction treatment process works. Some of the most commonly asked questions are: 1. How Can[…]

07.05.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch

Drug Addiction Affect on Appearance

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What Drug Addiction Can Do to Your Appearance Over Time

The best way to see what drugs do to your appearance is to view before-and-after mug shots of addicts repeatedly incarcerated over the years. With the heroin and meth epidemic infiltrating just about every part of the U.S., law enforcement is attempting to show[…]

06.21.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch

Addiction Intervention Hope

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When Is Intervention Most Vital During Cocaine Addiction Rehabilitation?

Research suggests that individuals recovering from cocaine addiction are more susceptible to relapse at specific periods of their recovery. Knowing when to intervene could mean the difference between life and death. Although symptoms of withdrawal are no longer affecting clients once they have completed[…]

06.07.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Inpatient vs Outpatient Treatment for Addiction

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Inpatient vs. Outpatient Addiction Treatment: Finding What’s Right for You

When you’ve finally realized you need substance abuse treatment, finding the right treatment option is important. There are numerous pros and cons between inpatient vs. outpatient addiction treatment. Reviewing the differences between these two treatment methods can help you choose what’s right for you[…]

05.23.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch

Addiction - How Does Spice Affect Body

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How Does Spice Affect the Body?

Spice is often mislabeled as a natural herbal product and referred to as a safe version of marijuana. However, the mind-altering components of spice or K2 are chemically synthesized compounds meant to mimic the effects of marijuana. These unregulated chemical substances are far more[…]

05.22.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Issues With Alcoholism

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Warning Signs of an Undercover Alcoholic

  Functioning alcoholics are notorious for being able to hide their drinking but still appear normal to family members and friends. As their drinking progresses, they learn more tricks for hiding bottles, explaining away work absences and denying their alcoholism until they begin believing[…]

05.17.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Painkiller Addiction - Opioid Abuse Effects

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Effects of Opioid Abuse on the Brain and Body

  An estimated 50 million Americans visit their physician every year seeking relief from temporary or chronic pain conditions. Another 48 million Americans claim to have taken prescription medications for nonmedical reasons at least once in their lives. In fact, it is prescription painkiller[…]

05.03.2017
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Jan Trobisch

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How to Talk to Your Family About Your Rehab Journey

One of the most crucial parts of the healing process when you’re recovering from substance abuse is to have the support and involvement of your friends and family. This could feel like a difficult challenge, particularly when you can’t find the right words to[…]

03.16.2017
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Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch

Opioid Addiction and Detox - Pregnancy

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Opioid Addiction and Detox During Pregnancy

In this article, you’ll find general information regarding opioid addiction during pregnancy and the effects it can have on you as well as your unborn child. This information should not be considered medical advice. If you’re struggling with an addiction during pregnancy, you should[…]

02.15.2017
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Jan Trobisch

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Xanax: Anxiety to Addiction

Though it is a highly addictive drug, Xanax is easy to get hold of, as doctors routinely prescribe it, and it’s also readily available on the streets. Worryingly, addiction to the drug often given to you by a medical professional if you’re suffering from[…]

11.10.2016
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Jan Trobisch

benefits of medication assisted therapy in addiction treatment

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The Benefits of Medication Assisted Therapy for Addiction Treatment

Addiction is a serious problem that affects 40 million Americans, according to a recent study. Although societies have struggled with addictions for more than a century, in recent decades, medical science has helped us to understand the problem and find various ways of treating[…]

11.04.2016
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Jan Trobisch

Tips for Preventing Relapse

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5 Tips for Preventing Relapse

Addiction is a not a mental or behavioral disorder but a systemic disease that medical experts now believe is chronic and relapsing. Similar to other chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes, a substance addiction demands counseling, intensive psychotherapy, lifestyle changes and medication to[…]

11.02.2016
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Jan Trobisch

Why is Spice Dangerous

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Why is Spice (K2) so Dangerous?

Spice, or K2 weed substitute, is a synthetic cannabinoid and designer drug that is supposed to mimic the psychoactive effects marijuana has on certain THC brain receptors. Synthetic cannabinoids such as cannabicyclohexanol, JWH-073 and HU-210 are sprayed on various herbs that are sold as[…]

10.05.2016
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Jan Trobisch

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Anabolic Steroid Abuse and Risk of Addiction

The illegal use of anabolic steroids has become a widespread problem. Originally thought to only be abused by professional athletes or body builders, anabolic steroids are now being used by typical fitness enthusiasts both male and female, as well as even some school-aged children.[…]

09.15.2016
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Jan Trobisch

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Vivitrol®: A Better Way to Sobriety

Opioid and alcohol abuse and the related consequences are the subject of some of the most pervasive public health problems across the entire United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prescription opioid overdose-related deaths have quadrupled since 1999. Between[…]

08.23.2016
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Jan Trobisch

Am I An Alcoholic

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Are You a Social Drinker or an Alcoholic?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, men considered “heavy drinkers” have two drinks per day, while female “heavy drinkers” have one drink per day. True alcoholics typically drink four or more drinks each day and will suffer withdrawal symptoms if they cannot[…]

08.17.2016
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Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch