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Becoming a Drug Addiction Treatment Counselor After Drug Rehab

It’s one of the most common paths for recovering addicts to choose for their lives after they successfully complete drug and alcohol addiction treatment: becoming a drug rehab counselor. Equipped with the firsthand experience of how easy it is to develop an addiction and how hard it is to successfully combat the problem, all the recovering addict is missing is the required education and certification. But is it a good idea for someone in recovery to become a drug addiction treatment counselor after attending drug rehab? What are the pros and cons? Pros of Choosing Drug Addiction Treatment Counseling as […]

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Drug Addiction Profiled on Deadliest Catch

The reality show Deadliest Catch follows a few different privately owned fishing boats in the Bering Sea, chronicling the hard labor that comes with the job and the personal stories of many of the fishermen as well as the boats’ captains. One thing that the show doesn’t do is address the drug addiction that is rampant among fishermen – until now. Drug Addiction and Deadliest Catch It’s not uncommon for fishermen to abuse crystal meth and other stimulants in order to stay awake for 36+ hours at a time during the most labor intensive parts of the trip or for […]

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Prescription Drug Addiction Among Seniors

The senior population is the group most often prescribed controlled substances. About 17 percent of seniors over the age of 60 will be affected by prescription drug abuse according to one study, and another study says that 11 percent of women over the age of 59 are currently addicted to prescription drugs. Recognizing prescription drug addiction in seniors is tricky but hugely important. The health effects can be devastating and the money spent on unnecessary prescriptions crippling. If you or someone you love is over 60 and dealing with prescription drug addiction, call us at The Canyon for treatment. Senior […]

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Drug Addiction: Your Mind, Body and Spirit

A drug addiction can make you feel broken and disconnected. Your mind can’t think clearly anymore. Your body feels abused and exhausted. And your spirit feels dejected and hopeless. How will you get every part of you working together again? Find out how drug rehab can help you make the connection once again. Your Body And Drug Addiction Drugs affect your body in so many different ways. Whether it’s alcohol, heroin, or marijuana, drugs put your nervous system into overdrive. The natural chemicals that move between your nerve endings communicate messages within your body. When drugs interfere with this process, […]

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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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