Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Rehab

The clinical benefits of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been studied in a variety of physical and mental health conditions. The use of animals in a therapeutic setting can be traced back historically and the first scientific journal article…

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I Got a DUI in California. Do I Need Rehab?

Drunk driving fatalities in the US have decreased by nearly 50% since the 1980s, however alcohol and substance impaired driving remains a serious problem. In 2018, according to the US Department of Transportation, 29% of total motor vehicle…

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Finding Rehab During COVID-19

Finding rehab on a regular day can be overwhelming, especially if you do not know what to look for. Finding rehab during COVID-19 can be even more overwhelming, which is why it is helpful to have an idea…

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Staying Sober While Traveling

For those in early recovery, there are many recovery milestones or “firsts” to experience. The first time you travel, for business or pleasure, is one that can be exciting yet equally anxiety provoking. It can also present additional…

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Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome Signs and Symptoms

When someone is in early recovery from alcohol or other substance use, they may experience these lingering effects of drug and alcohol withdrawal. Withdrawal can occur in two phases: acute withdrawal (commonly known as detox) and Post-Acute Withdrawal…

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Is Alcoholism Hereditary?

Is alcoholism hereditary? The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) reports that as of 2019, an estimated 14.1 million Americans ages 18 and older had alcohol use disorder, or AUD. The NIAAA also reported that of…

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