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Addiction in Women

Addiction affects people differently depending on circumstances that include the environment, mental health, physical shape and other factors. However, gender also affects how addiction can alter one’s body and life. Even in co-ed facilities such as Authentic Recovery Center, it is important to understand these differences to properly treat men and women. Understanding addiction in…

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Heroin Side Effects

Heroin side effects can have a devastating impact on a person’s life. Whether it’s an overdose or an addiction, heroin abuse can lead to health problems, job termination, family turmoil, financial crisis, dependency, mental disorders, or even fatality. As such, the toll that heroin can have on a person’s life is often irreversible.  For this…

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Signs of Heroin Addiction

You’ve been dabbling with heroin use. You do it for the euphoric high. Now you wonder if you’re experiencing the signs of heroin addiction. What does that look like? Typical Signs of Heroin Addiction Others Notice Therapists at the heroin addiction treatment center Los Angeles routinely work with people who are severely addicted to the…

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Alcoholism and Depression

The old saying, “Drowning your sorrows” makes sense when you consider the connection between alcoholism and depression. But not everyone with this dual diagnosis starts drinking because they feel overwhelmingly sad or low. In fact, many develop depression after prolonged use of alcohol, because of the effects alcoholic beverages have on the body and brain.…

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The Benefits of Yoga for Addiction Recovery

Becoming sober can be a challenge, but the right support can make the process easier. Yoga for addiction recovery is just one option for people going through rehab. This kind of therapy is a complementary practice at normal rehab programs. It provides additional benefits that help someone remain sober. Getting Yoga for Addiction Recovery An…

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The Holistic Approach

Each person is unique, so it is important to find the right treatment program for addiction. For many people, a holistic approach provides the right support. This kind of program encourages long-term recovery. Individuals can enjoy a better approach to well-being that actually focuses on their entire health. What Is a Holistic Approach? A holistic…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

The number of people with a mental disorder of some kind is more significant than most people might expect. We’re not referring to major disorders like schizophrenia or multiple personality disorder. Instead, we are talking about common mental disorders like depression, bipolar, and anxiety. While these types of disorders might not sound all that threatening,…

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60 Day Inpatient Rehab

60 Day Inpatient Rehab Program ARC’s 60 day inpatient rehab Los Angeles program focuses on comprehensively diagnosing and treating the various factors that contribute to addiction. These operative factors are typically a combination of physiological features as well as psychological characteristics. Because substance abuse pathology is a complex web of competing traits and characteristics, to…

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90-Day Inpatient Rehab

The Authentic Recovery Center offers a 90-day inpatient rehab Los Angeles, California. The facility offers comprehensive treatment options designed to meet the needs of every individual seeking help. Our programs are three-way clinical models breaking down into three phases. Each phase employs increasingly nuanced therapeutic modalities to encourage addicts to better understand themselves, their recovery,…

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Gambling Therapy Los Angeles Drug Rehab For Gambling Addicts

Compulsive gambling is an impulse control disorder in which the subject is driven by an overwhelming, uncontrollable urge to gamble. The impulse is progressive and becomes uncontrollable. It consumes more of the individual’s time, energy, and money. It can destroy everything meaningful in the person’s life. The compulsive gambler cannot control the impulse to gamble,…