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Alcohol Rehab

Former Celtic Player Talks About Heroin Addiction in New Book

Chris Herren, formerly a basketball player for the Boston Celtics, lost everything to heroin addiction. The one-time small town basketball hero who made national headlines with his basketball skills during his high school days ended up back in his hometown 20 years later, unemployed and looking for a fix. Now married and a father of three, Herren has decided to make the best of his heroin addiction and all the loss he experienced as a result. After attending heroin rehab, he penned an autobiography with the hope of getting his story out there and helping others like him realize that […]

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What to Expect on Your First Day in Drug Rehab

Your first day in drug rehab can be nerve wracking. It’s the beginning of a lot of work and big changes in your life, changes that won’t always be comfortable even if they lead to great rewards later on down the road. You can expect to meet with medical and therapeutic professionals during the intake process, help someone go through your suitcase to make sure you have no contraband items, and have a little time to settle in. It’s pretty simple and stress-free. In fact, your first day should be one of the easiest you experience in drug rehab. Drug […]

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5 Warning Signs of Alcoholism

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There are a number of different warning signs that can let you know that alcoholism has become a serious problem for you. It’s not always easy to see it for yourself when you’re actively living with addiction, but if the following signs describe your experience and you drink heavily or often, then alcoholism may be a problem for you. If you are struggling with alcoholism, help is just a phone call away. Here at The Canyon, we can help you get the treatment you need to change your life.   Alcoholism Warning Sign #1: Lying About How Much You Drink […]

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7 Stages of Alcohol Addiction

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Alcohol addiction is a process that begins before the first drink and often ends in death. The seven stages of alcohol addiction development can be subverted at any time with alcohol rehab and addiction treatment. Don’t let your alcohol addiction get to a crisis point before you call. Alcohol Addiction Stage 1: Abstinence Yes, alcohol addiction can begin well before you take your first drink. If you have a genetic predisposition to develop addiction or if you have attitudes and perceptions consistent with what addicts typically exhibit, your alcohol addiction can start before you begin drinking. Alcohol Addiction Stage 2: […]

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Getting Back on Track After Relapse

Relapse can happen to anyone trying to maintain a sober life. Sometimes the triggers can come from problems beyond your control. Whatever the reason for your relapse, you need to know how to get back on track. Take the following tips with you as you step back into sobriety. Stay Sober For The Next 24 Hours If you just stopped using your drug of choice, the next 24 hours are hugely important. Don’t worry about how you are starting over or how long your sobriety might last. Just do everything you can to stay sober for this 24 hour period. […]

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