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Inside A Veterans Substance Abuse Program
By Matt Biekert on July 25, 2022

Choosing the right addiction treatment center is a massive decision, with so much time, money, and a life at stake. For veterans and military families, it also means saying goodbye again –...

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Drug Rehab for Veterans: How it Works
By Matt Biekert on July 18, 2022

For many service members, deployment helps keep bad habits in check. Zero tolerance policies and the possibility of being dishonorably discharged have led to rates of drug use among service...

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Alcohol Rehab for Veterans: What to Expect
By Matt Biekert on July 18, 2022

As a nation, we’ve come a long way in our understanding of alcoholism. Still, stigma lingers and information about recovery can be hard to come by. If you’re considering getting help for...

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Surrender to Win: How to Tell Your Family You Need Help For Addiction
By JoeDe Dudley on July 17, 2022

Battling addiction on your own is isolating and exhausting. Above all, it’s usually not effective. True recovery from addiction starts with admitting to yourself that you can’t do it alone...

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Drug Addiction Recovery for Veterans: 5 Tips to Help You Get Well
By Matt Biekert on July 17, 2022

Just as addiction can take months or years to manifest, so too does addiction recovery. Drug addiction recovery for veterans is a process that unfolds over time, both before and after...

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Is it Really Addiction? How to Know When You Have a Problem
By Matt Biekert on July 15, 2022

Drug and alcohol addiction is pervasive in American society: According to the National Institutes of Health, roughly 10% of Americans have had a drug use disorder at some point in their...

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Rehab for Veterans: Expectations vs. Reality
By Matt Biekert on July 8, 2022

Trust, but verify: It’s an underlying ethos of military life to constantly work to confirm your suspicions and assumptions. Opinion and gut instinct isn’t enough when there are lives at...

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Choosing the Right Drug or Alcohol Rehab for Veterans
By Acqua Recovery on June 12, 2022

Choosing to enter addiction treatment is a life-changing decision – and one that comes with a lot of financial and personal risk. With so much at stake, how can you know if you’re making...

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Drug & Alcohol Rehab for Veterans: What to Expect
By Acqua Recovery on June 10, 2022

Veterans are used to moving forward with courage in times of uncertainty. When it comes to residential addiction treatment, however, there’s no need to go in blind. Knowledge is power and...

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How to Help a Veteran Find Freedom from Addiction

How to Help a Veteran Find Freedom from Addiction

The friends and family of America’s vets understand all too well what it feels like to be consumed with worry and fear for your loved one. When addiction is the foe your vet is facing, it’s even more painful. Addiction is a cunning, baffling, and powerful adversary. Luckily, no one has to face addiction alone – and that includes military families and the loved ones of vets.

Helping a veteran find freedom from addiction is possible for anyone, and it may be even easier than you think.