Will Rehab Be Covered by My Insurance?


Drug addiction is a public health problem, and health insurance will generally cover at least a portion of the costs associated with rehab. This is true for both private health insurance that an individual might receive through his or her […]

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How to Stop Binge Eating


The advertising tag line “ I bet you can’t eat just one” foreshadowed the growing obesity epidemic that is being fueled by binge eating. Binge eaters will numbly go through an entire bag of potato chips or a box of […]

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Depade Opioid Treatment


Depade is a brand of opiate antagonist that utilizes naltrexone as its main active ingredient to block an individual’s opiate receptors, thus rendering opioid products ineffective. Depade is not itself an opioid. It works by binding to an individual’s opiate […]

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The Psychology of Self Harm


Most people do whatever they can to avoid injury and pain. This makes it difficulty to understand the psychology behind self-harming. Gillian Flynn (author of the novel “Gone Girl” that was turned into a movie starring Ben Affleck), captured much […]

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Endorphins and the Secret of Runner’s High


Sedentary people often have a hard time understanding how intense physical activity can make them feel good. They see runners and other physically active people wincing, gasping for air, and walking slowly and painfully after an exercise session. They cannot […]

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How Long Before Zoloft Kicks In?


As with many antidepressants, a few weeks of regular use will be required before an individual begins to experience the benefits of sertraline (i.e. the generic form of the drug, Zoloft). The actual amount of time required will vary from […]

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How a 5-Minute Meditation Can Change Your Life


The disease that takes over the lives of drug addicts and alcoholics can make them cynical and unreceptive to new ideas. Recovering addicts who can get past that cynicism and who can open their minds to those ideas will find […]

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Martial Arts and Mastering Recovery


Addiction recovery counselors almost universally recommend that recovering addicts and alcoholics adopt a physical exercise program to assist in their attempts to beat addiction. Exercise programs that combine mental and physical training, such as yoga and martial arts, are well-suited […]

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10 Tips for Beating Addiction


Whether you have committed to beating drug addiction or alcoholism, or if you are only toying with the idea, chances are you will receive an untold volume of unsolicited advice on how to accomplish that task. Much of that advice […]

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Welcome to Emotional Sobriety


Genuine recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction involves more than just not using alcohol and drugs. It requires an afflicted individual to get past the emotions, stresses, and lifestyle habits that first led to substance abuse and that sustained the […]

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The people at Sustain Recovery are truly passionate about their work. They put all their love, energy and spiritual strength in to it. They continue to support me today as I continue my ongoing journey in my personal recovery. I now have over a year of sobriety, my own apartment, a job, true friends and a support network that is always available to me. Although all that stuff is great, what matters most today is that I love myself and have the ability to love others. Thank you to all who had a hand and heart in Sustain Recovery

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