Life After Rehab


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Life After Rehab

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January 29, 2021

For anyone struggling with addiction, life after rehab is both an exciting and terrifying prospect. Individuals who have completed rehab programs look forward to the days ahead when they can enjoy a fulfilling life outside the clutches of addiction. However, the potential for relapse hangs overhead at all times….

Deen Castronovo


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Deen Castronovo of Journey Rocks Sobriety and Spirituality on Stage

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June 2, 2020

Many musicians believe that their talent is fed by alcohol and drug use. Even if I believed that misnomer, the performance I saw here in Phoenix at The Van Buren on March 1 wholeheartedly debunked that theory. Journey vocalist and drummer Deen Castronovo is to blame. Anyone in attendance…

LGBTQ Community Battles Addiction Treatment And Recovery Challenges


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LGBTQ Community Battles Addiction Treatment And Recovery Challenges

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March 22, 2019

Addiction recovery offers the best chance of success with individualized treatment, and LGBTQ gender specific drug treatment can be difficult to find. Additionally, some recovery centers that claim to offer LGBTQ-friendly treatment services do not actually provide the full range of amenities and services that most LGBTQ people would…

Why Drug And Alcohol Addiction Recovery Needs To Include Family Therapy


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Why Drug And Alcohol Addiction Recovery Needs To Include Family Therapy

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March 19, 2019

The isolation it often entails is one of the most dangerous aspects of addiction. Substance abuse can eventually lead to losing a job, friends, living arrangements, and ultimately alienate family members. Past traumas involving family may spur a person into addiction, and some family members may inadvertently prolong a…

The Case for Marijuana Just Got a Shot in the Belly over Diabetes


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The Case for Marijuana Just Got a Shot in the Belly Over Diabetes

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March 16, 2019

 

Noting that both groups still struggle with reaching and maintaining the desired hemoglobin level for healthier outcomes shows the difficulty in the ongoing management of this disease.

While public perception grows more lax regarding the use of marijuana as a whole, the expansion of legalization for use (recreationally and medicinally)…

Alcohol Withdrawal Timelines: How to Deal with Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms at Home


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Alcohol Withdrawal Timelines: How To Deal With Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms At Home

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May 31, 2018

It’s vital for anyone struggling with alcoholism to appreciate the potential dangers of detox. Alcohol detox can be fatal for people with extreme alcoholism or who suffer from various medical ailments. At-home alcohol detox is not safe for everyone, especially those with severe alcohol abuse problems, but there are…

Understanding Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorders


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Understanding Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorders

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May 21, 2018

The substance abuse community uses a wide variety of treatment methods, counseling models, therapies, and rehabilitative services to treat people struggling with addiction. In years past, “rehab” was typically a 30-day stay in an inpatient facility for detox and cursory therapy, and then the patient simply returned to normal…

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