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Suicide and Addiction: Dial 988

Suicide and Addiction: Dial 988

The struggles of addiction recovery are both physical and psychological as the body and mind start healing from the damage done by substance abuse. For many of those in recovery, this comes with concerns of self-harm or suicide. Providing easy and instant access to...

The Connection Between Anxiety and Addiction

The Connection Between Anxiety and Addiction

Anxiety and addiction are both conditions that can impact someone their entire life. Whether you or someone you know has struggled with either, it's important to understand the connection between them to be better prepared the...

What is Sober Curious?

What is Sober Curious?

It's pretty common to see people on social media enjoy a glass of wine after a long day or planning to meet up with friends for a few drinks on the weekend. Alcohol is a drug, and it carries with it a risk of addictive behavior, especially if you drink consistently...

What Does It Mean To Be In Addiction Recovery?

What Does It Mean To Be In Addiction Recovery?

Entering rehab for drug or alcohol addiction is the beginning of your recovery journey. Because addiction is a lifelong disease, recovery also lasts for your entire life in order to help you handle future impulses and cravings. Without proper treatment, your recovery...

Healthy Ways To Manage Anxiety in Recovery

Healthy Ways To Manage Anxiety in Recovery

Anxiety can be difficult to manage during addiction recovery, especially if it stems from an underlying mental illness that's co-occurring with substance use disorder, or SUD. Whether your anxiety was present before addiction...

Why Are People Sober Curious?

Why Are People Sober Curious?

If you've seen news about pandemic restrictions lifting and the various new ways groups are socializing, you may have noticed an increase in talks about the sober curious movement. Sober curiosity is meant to help those...

What Are the 4 Types of Substance Abuse?

What Are the 4 Types of Substance Abuse?

Substance abuse is a condition in which a person recognizes that the continued use of drugs and alcohol is detrimental to their health, but they have no way to stop using because their body is dependent on it. Without a doubt,...

Why Should I Consider Phoenix for Rehab?

Why Should I Consider Phoenix for Rehab?

Entering into a treatment program at a rehab facility is a decision that takes careful consideration given the commitment recovery demands. To make sure every consideration is accounted for, America's Rehab Campus chose to open...

A Current Look at National Substance Abuse

A Current Look at National Substance Abuse

The COVID-19 pandemic put a heavy strain on the resources needed to address an already concerning substance abuse epidemic. To help find new solutions, researchers at the National Institute on Drug Abuse have started pouring more...

What Mental Illness Is Most Associated With Addiction?

What Mental Illness Is Most Associated With Addiction?

Mental illness and addiction to drugs or alcohol is more common than you might think. Experts from the National Institute on Drug Abuse have found that nearly half of those who report substance abuse problems also have a mental...

What Is Considered Chronic Alcohol Abuse?

What Is Considered Chronic Alcohol Abuse?

Having one too many drinks every now and then isn't cause for too much concern, but that changes when alcohol is frequently used in excess. Chronic alcohol abuse and binge drinking are two separate issues even though they feed...

Do I Always Need Detox Before Further Treatment?

Do I Always Need Detox Before Further Treatment?

In 2021, over 100,000 Americans lost their lives to drug overdoses. Therefore, it's important to receive the most comprehensive care possible when you decide to break the chains of addiction. Typically, detox programs are a first...

Can Rehab Help Me if I Am Sober Curious?

Can Rehab Help Me if I Am Sober Curious?

If you're like thousands of other Americans who have joined the sober curious movement, you're wondering if reducing or fully ending your alcohol consumption could have a positive impact on your life. You may also understand how...

How Do We Help Our Children Not Fall Into Addiction?

How Do We Help Our Children Not Fall Into Addiction?

How Do We Help Our Children Not Fall Into Addiction?Whether it be through media or other children, exposure to drugs and alcohol can happen at a very young age. As a parent, it's impossible to know everything your little one has seen or heard throughout the day which...

How To Celebrate Labor Day Sober

How To Celebrate Labor Day Sober

Labor Day weekend is almost here which means family and friends gathered together to celebrate with an extra day off work and beautiful weather. The festivities are meant as a chance to escape from the regular stress of daily life and work, but it's not so simple for...

How Can You Get Into Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

How Can You Get Into Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

When a person struggles with addiction, it is very difficult to make the decision to get into treatment. And sometimes, the process of getting care can seem confusing and complicated, making it even harder to get started once you are ready to do so. The more insight...

Is Sober Curious the New Normal?

Is Sober Curious the New Normal?

With pandemic restrictions lifted and people getting back into their normal social routines, how that time is spent has started to be questioned by those part of a movement called sober curiosity. Spurred in part by the focus...

International Overdose Awareness Day Is Here!

International Overdose Awareness Day Is Here!

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) and is meant to be a time where community members gather to mourn and remember those who have been lost to drug overdose. Due to a rise in drug use spurred by the pandemic,...