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    What is an Intervention?

    Interventions have become a popular topic recently, exploding into various television niches that are generating a great deal of interest.  However, like anything that is adulterated by television, the portrayal…

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    The Difference between Detox and PAWS

    Detox and Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome are often considered synonymous with one another when in actuality they are two entirely different things.  In fact, by their very definition, PAWS can…

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    What is a Partial Hospitalization Program?

    A Partial Hospitalization Program, also known as a Day/Night Substance Abuse Program by some Florida drug rehab centers, offers valuable services to people who are suffering from alcoholism or drug…

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    How Does Drug Addiction Happen?

    Unless you’ve experienced it yourself, it’s difficult to understand how addiction to drugs or alcohol can happen.  Many people promote the misconception that all an addict or alcoholic needs to…

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    Employee Assistance Programs and Drug Addiction Treatment

    Employee Assistance Programs offer people who are suffering from drug addiction or alcoholism opportunities to get the help they need, when they need it.  These programs are offered by a…

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    Addiction Treatment: Florida Model vs. Residential Inpatient Program

    The “Florida Model” Drug Rehab Center The Florida Model:  The Florida model drug rehab center isn’t a residential inpatient program in any way.  In fact, Florida model centers don’t have…

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    Drug Treatment Therapies

    There are many different types of drug treatment therapies for people suffering from drug addiction and alcoholism.  This is partially because different addiction treatment therapies work for different people, and…

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    Understanding Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

    Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is often the most significant threat to a person recovering from drug addiction or alcoholism.  Unfortunately, few people that haven’t already been through drug addiction treatment…

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    Reality Based Addiction Treatment

    Reality based addiction treatment philosophies seek to mirror the real world that the recovering addict or alcoholic will eventually return to after completing a drug rehab or an alcohol rehab…

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    Substance Abuse and Violent Crime

    Violent crime has been closely associated with substance abuse since Prohibition was in effect in the United States more than 80 years ago. Since then rates of violent crime have…

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    Why The War On Drugs Doesn’t Work

    The Federal Government spends over $15 billion dollars per year in the War on Drugs – almost $500 every second – and we have lost. The reason for this failure…