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4 Myths About Drugs and Alcohol That Lead to Addiction

When hearing myths about drugs, you should first ask yourself where the source of information is coming from. Can you rely on your friends more than an expert in drug research? Is a celebrity more reliable than a treatment specialist? Should your thoughts be governed by cultural acceptance or science-based facts?Understanding the truth about drugs …

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Sober Holidays

As the holidays approach, you may be wondering how to survive the next few weeks without drinking. After all, the season can create a lot of stress and temptations that trigger a relapse. However, getting through the holidays is possible with a little preparation and strategy. Seeking out the help of an accredited San Antonio …

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Does Insurance Cover Rehab?

Does insurance cover rehab? For most treatment centers, the rehab admissions process includes viewing your policy to determine what your plan covers. Insurance coverage varies depending on your insurance provider, your policy, and whether the treatment is in the carrier’s network.When it comes to addiction treatment insurance, there are a lot of factors that determine …

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Is Addiction a Disease?

Is addiction a disease? This question is largely debated in the professional field of addiction treatment. Understanding the nature of addiction helps both the therapist and the addict adopt the right treatment plan that sustains a long-term recovery. Therefore, while the question ‘Is addiction a disease?’ is not paramount to successful recovery, knowing the answer …

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Signs of Codeine Addiction

It’s a shame when people use a useful substance like codeine as a weapon with which to hurt themselves. We see it all the time in our The Right Step Hill Country addiction treatment center in San Antonio, Texas. Clients check into rehab with serious physical, mental, and personal problems because of codeine addiction. Sometimes, …

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Signs of Adderall Addiction

Adderall is a prescription drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Unfortunately, some people don’t use it as prescribed or use it for a recreational high. Adderall is often referred to as a study drug because adolescents in high school and college sometimes use it to stay awake for study sessions. Keep reading …

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