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Recovery from Drug and Alcohol Addiction Is Possible

Recovery from Drug and Alcohol Addiction Is Possible

If you or someone you love is stuck on the roller coaster of addiction, you may think that recovery and living a happy, healthy, sober life without all of the drama is a mirage. However, more than 22 million people in the United States have made that leap from...

Alcoholism: The 5 Stages of Recovery

Alcoholism: The 5 Stages of Recovery

Wondering what alcohol recovery entails? Although everyone's journey is different and some recovery stages may overlap, most people will go through five stages in the same rough order. Read on to learn more about each of these stages. 1. Awareness and Acknowledgment...

How Long Does It Take To Heal From Alcohol Addiction?

How Long Does It Take To Heal From Alcohol Addiction?

One thing that many people seeking recovery from alcohol addiction or in early recovery, often ask is how long does it take to heal their mind and body from alcohol. The short answer? Anywhere from a few days to several months. The effects of chronic alcohol...

How Do Interventions Work?

How Do Interventions Work?

People who suffer from addiction are often in denial about their situations and not fully aware of the impact substance abuse has on their loved ones. An intervention is a carefully structured plan that allows your loved one to get help and make positive changes in...

The Dangers of Using Fake Prescription Drugs

The Dangers of Using Fake Prescription Drugs

Fake prescription pills are dangerous and unfortunately becoming easier to get these days. Out of desperation, prescription drug abusers often turn to black market sources, assuming they can get more of their favorite medication on the street. Yes, drug dealers often...

A Closer Look at Addiction and Drug Rehab

A Closer Look at Addiction and Drug Rehab

There are countless misconceptions surrounding addiction. These range from the nature of the condition to the character of those it afflicts, and on to the process of recovery. Naturally, the process of helping those who suffer from addiction doesn't end at rehab....

Recent Statistics Show Rising Substance Abuse During COVID-19 Pandemic

Recent Statistics Show Rising Substance Abuse During COVID-19 Pandemic

The pandemic has caused an uptick in alcohol addiction, especially among women. In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, alcohol sales sharply increased, according to a report by the University of Utah Health. In April 2020, alcohol sales increased by 55% over...

8 Reasons to Stop Drinking Alcohol Today

8 Reasons to Stop Drinking Alcohol Today

If you drink, cutting out alcohol can promote significant health benefits. The changes that occur in your body when you quit drinking alcohol can vary, depending on how much of a change this is from your current behavior. Someone who drinks heavily may experience...

Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism

Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism

Watching a friend or family member struggle with alcohol addiction can be difficult and finding help is more challenging. You aren't sure what to say or whether your friend is willing to accept help. Unfortunately, about 17 million adults above 18 years have Alcohol...

Why Opioid Medications Cause Drug Addiction in Arizona

Why Opioid Medications Cause Drug Addiction in Arizona

The use of prescription opioids is one of the most effective ways to treat and manage severe pain. Responsible, physician monitored use of opioids represents an important role in helping pain patients maintain the best quality of life. When appropriately prescribed...

Relapse to Recovery – Annie’s Story and Testimonial

It’s way more common than you think Relapse is common and it does not discriminate. It is said that between 40-60% of people suffering from addictions will relapse at least once during recovery. For Annie, it was multiple relapses, multiple rock bottoms, and multiple...

At ARC, We’re All Family – Tomas’ Story and Testimonial 

Everyone who walks onto our Campus at ARC is family. No one holds your past against you, we accept you just as you are the moment you arrive with open arms and open hearts. A Lot of people come to us without any sense of support system. Some enter ARC feeling as...

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