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What to Do After Relapse: Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery in 5 Steps

Addiction is a chronic disease, much like diabetes or cancer. As with those illnesses, unfortunately, a recurrence of the disease of addiction is possible even after many years of recovery....

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5 Signs Your Loved One is Struggling With Substance Abuse

Have you noticed your loved one acting a little off or being reclusive? Don't just brush it off, thinking their "rough time" is temporary and it will pass. The truth is, your loved one...

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Benefits of Sober Living Homes After Addiction Treatment

Addiction is a relentless disease and it takes time to get comfortable in your recovery. After residential addiction treatment, you have the tools you need to build your foundation for...

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The Gift of Recovery: Helping a Loved One Get Clean & Sober

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays and trying to find everyone the “perfect” gift, we can sometimes forget to check in with our loved ones about their mental health. Quarantine...

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Acqua Recovery's Newest Admissions Team Member: Ashlee

Acqua Recovery is thrilled to announce the newest addition to our admissions team! Proud alumna, Ashlee Christensen, shares how she was able to rediscover her life through recovery....

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Benefits of Group and Individual Therapy for Addiction Treatment

For decades there has been much debate about the best modality for treating addiction, even though they all have the same end goal: helping the patient find freedom from addiction. One of...

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Substance Abuse and Family Roles: Rediscovering Yourself

People often ask, “What causes addiction?” It’s not that simple. There are numerous factors that play into an individual developing an addiction. One of the most substantial factors can be...

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Addiction & Trauma: 3 Tools To Heal

If you’re lucky, maybe you’ll go through life without experiencing a traumatic event. Unfortunately, though, about 70% of the population will experience trauma at least once in their...

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Benefits of Experiential Activities in Addiction Treatment

Whether you’ve decided to go to addiction treatment or are still debating, just know that it is possible to overcome addiction — but you can’t do it alone. It’s imperative that you find a...

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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.