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Executive Drug Rehab

executive drug rehabYou hear the term "Executive" thrown around a lot when referring to higher-end rehab facilities, but what exactly does that mean? CEOs, business owners and other high-ranking professionals who are struggling with substance abuse can seek treatment at an executive drug rehab center. There are many California drug rehab facilities that specifically cater to executives and provide excellent care. However, the term has become somewhat ubiquitous and refers more to the style of treatment and the amenities, more so than the actual backgrounds of the clientele. Benefits of an Executive Drug Rehab Program There's no getting around the fact that an executive rehab program tends to imply the facility is likely more expensive than your traditional rehab. Executive rehab facilities are often known to provide more personalized care and feature private rooms with luxurious amenities. Going to one of these treatment centers...
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Addiction Relapse Prevention

CA Drug Rehab : Addiction Relapse PreventionYou’ve completed an inpatient drug rehab program. Congratulations! Your recovery, however is still a work in progress. This is something that is important to remember, especially as you face triggers or even blatant invitations into the life of addiction over time. Your key to staying on the path of recovery is having adequate education and tools for addiction relapse prevention. Choosing a reputable inpatient rehab program should help to ensure you have the tools and skills you will need to say, “no,” continually, but in the event that you need a “reset” or reminder, we have put together a short guide to help you prevent relapsing into addiction.

Get Help from Others

This shouldn’t come as a surprise, but it’s worth repeating. Seek the help of others when you are facing a situation of relapse. The key...
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What is Dual Diagnosis?

what is dual diagnosisYou may have heard about people with drug/alcohol addiction suffering with depression, but what is dual diagnosis? Dual diagnosis is when a person is officially diagnosed using a specific set of guidelines with both a mental illness and addiction. Approximately 9 million American have dual diagnosis, also referred to as co-occurring disorders. It's been said that roughly 50% of people who are dealing with addiction, are also dealing with some form of mental illness. (It can also be said that 50% of those diagnosed with a mental health disorder also have a substance abuse problem.) Common mental illnesses that are associated with addiction are mood disorders, personality disorders, anxiety or depressive disorders, psychotic disorders and other psychiatric disorders. It's often difficult to know whether addiction or mental illness began first. For some people, they experience symptoms of mental illness and...
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