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The dangers of rapid detox can put you at risk. Retreat of Atlanta offers safe detox options instead.
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The Dangers of Rapid Detox

For the 20 million Americans who are affected by substance use disorder, it can be extremely difficult to recover unless one undergoes a detox. This form of treatment is a consistent and effective method to support those recovering from addiction. However, the result of a detox depends on the safety of

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Psychiatry Medication Management can provide relief to those suffering.
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What is Medication Management Psychiatry, and is it Effective?

Psychiatry medication management is effective and critical in treating mental health disorders. Controlling symptoms can improve quality of life and allow concentration on other therapies. An element of outpatient treatment; psychiatry medication management monitors the effectiveness of medications to ensure desired outcomes. Every patient has a different need and a

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How long does it take to detox from meth?
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How to Safely Detox from Meth

If you’re wondering how long does it take to detox from Meth, the answer is here. Methamphetamine withdrawal is a painful and debilitating process that can last for weeks. Meth addiction happens quickly, and depending upon the type of addiction, recreational or long-term, the withdrawal process is arduous. Medical detox

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Alcohol Detox
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Alcohol Detox: Timeline and Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcoholism, consuming more than seven drinks a week for women and 14 for men, can increase the chances of many health consequences. In addition, liver disease and cardiovascular disease are the leading affected systems by alcohol abuse. The body and mind become dependent upon the substance. With the decision to

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The Barriers to Addiction Treatment

False beliefs, stigma, and geographic barriers are the most common reasons for the barriers to addiction treatment. Addiction treatment is costly, and many services may or may not be covered by insurance. The difficulty lies in finding treatment in areas where there is no access to treatment centers. Individual cases

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The Effects Of Hallucinogens On The Brain

Recreational drug users may be taking dangerous substances without thinking about the negative effects of hallucinogens on the brain. While hoping for a pleasant “trip,” many people receive the exact opposite. When a person consumes hallucinogens, they impact both the neural circuitry and serotonin production of the brain. Serotonin controls

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The Benefits Of Holistic Therapy In Addiction Recovery

Over the last decade, addiction recovery holistic therapy has become more common in the US. Holistic therapy focuses on many parts of a person, rather than only a single part of their life. By looking at a person as a whole, holistic therapy allows those seeking treatment to feel more

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What Are The Symptoms Of Cocaine Withdrawal?

Over the course of the past 15 years, cocaine use has risen sharply in the United States. With an estimated 5 million Americans using cocaine each year, the drug has found its way into more and more homes. Wreaking havoc on the mind and body, cocaine is a dangerous narcotic

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Can You Get Addicted To Molly?

Over the past two decades, the drug known as Molly has exploded in popularity. Also called the party drug “MDMA” or “Ecstasy,” Molly is a controlled substance derived from elements of cocaine, MDMA, and even methamphetamine. Popularized through pop culture and made widely available through clubbing and music scenes, Molly

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Am I Addicted To Marijuana?

Over the last two decades, marijuana has skyrocketed in use. With a rise in legalization across the country, many people wonder if they are addicted to marijuana. With dispensaries at every street corner and advertising becoming more widespread, getting away from marijuana may seem difficult. By learning more about marijuana,

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We want to help as many people recover from the disease of addiction as possible. We are here 24 hours a day to help you detox from drugs and alcohol, so don’t hesitate to reach out for help. Contact The Retreat of Atlanta Today by using the form below or by calling us at 762-366-0100

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