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Keeping you in-the-know about addiction and recovery.

Exploring Different Levels of Care for Detox

At Aware Recovery Care, we understand that seeking detox services is a crucial step towards reclaiming your life from substance use disorders. In this article, we’ll explore the key differences between outpatient, inpatient, and residential levels of care for detox services. Exploring Outpatient, Inpatient, and Residential Levels of Care for

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Could Mindfulness Help Those with Opioid Use Disorder?

A new pilot study[i] published in Explore by researchers from the Rutgers School of Health Professions suggests that women who practice mindfulness may gain better control of their drug cravings during medically assisted opioid use disorder treatment. Research Findings on Women and Opioid Cravings Previous research has shown that women

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Exploring Effective Treatments for Drug and Alcohol Addiction

The journey to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a challenging yet transformative process. Fortunately, there are various treatments available that cater to the diverse needs of individuals struggling with substance abuse. These treatments aim not only to address the physical aspects of addiction but also the psychological and

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Self-Care Holidays

Happy Holidays! I hope you are gearing up for the new year with plenty of eggnog, mistletoe, and apple cider. The holiday season can be a busy, exciting, and stressful time. Below are my top tips for home efficiency and self-care. After all, self-care is the best way to care

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Recognizing the Signs of an Addiction. Is It Time to Get Help?

Addiction is a complex and challenging condition that can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, or background. Recognizing the need for addiction treatment is a crucial step toward recovery. The Common Signs of an Addiction Taking the First Steps Towards Recovery Recognizing the need for addiction treatment is a courageous

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How Do I Know if My Loved One Is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol?

Worrying that a loved one may be struggling with addiction is an emotional roller coaster, a relentless ride between fear, confusion, and heartache. It’s a tumultuous journey filled with sleepless nights, anxious days, and a constant knot in the stomach. The mind becomes a battleground between the desire to believe

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