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What Is Lean Drug And What Are The Risks Of Taking It?

What is lean drug? Quite simply, it’s unlikely you’ve heard of it unless you are familiar with certain areas of pop music and culture. But if you’ve heard it mentioned in pop culture, you still might not know. Thus, it’s important to keep yourself informed so you, your friends, loved ones, and peers can stay …

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Opiates Definition: What Are They?

Do you know what the opiates definition is? Perhaps you aren’t sure of the difference between an opiate and an opioid. In many cases, people mistakenly use the terms interchangeably. At Recovery Ranch PA, we believe education is critical in helping people to overcome their addiction.Do you need opiate addiction treatment? Call us today at …

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Drug Abuse vs. Drug Addiction: How Far is Too Far?

What’s the difference between drug abuse vs. drug addiction?How do you know if either is a problem for you or a loved one?A substance use disorder, a term encompassing drug abuse and drug addiction, is a progressive medical condition.Let’s dive into what constitutes a substance use disorder or addiction and what’s defined as drug or …

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Is Your Attachment Style Damaging Your Love Life?

What’s Important to Know About Attachment Styles?“How do you overcome an insecure attachment style?”“Does your attachment style impact your sex life?”“Is it possible to have a committed relationship with an avoidant attachment style?”These are a few of the stories sweeping the web. So, what is an attachment style? And, does your attachment style really have …

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6 Must-Haves in Effective Treatment Centers

6 Must-Haves in Effective Treatment Centers

What are the six important things to look for in effective treatment centers for substance use disorder? If you or a loved one struggles with a substance use problem, it’s difficult to think straight, let alone make a big decision like finding the right treatment program. What does it look like to face such a big …

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Why Overcoming Addiction Isn’t a Straight Path

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert FrostWhile it is safe to assume that Robert Frost was not speaking of overcoming addiction when he wrote this, recovery is more like walking through the woods on a rocky …

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Common Relapse Triggers

Common Relapse TriggersThings like cravings and triggers can remain for weeks, months, or even years after your last use, which is why relapsing is common. A relapse happens when you develop a substance abuse disorder after achieving a period of sobriety and abstinence. Overall, up to 60% of people with a substance abuse disorder relapse. …

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A Drug and Alcohol Detox Center is the Key to Recovery

Fear of the painful, uncomfortable, and sometimes risky symptoms of withdrawal can keep some people from seeking treatment for drug and alcohol use disorders. While it’s possible to stop using drugs and alcohol without a drug and alcohol treatment center, the DIY method can make withdrawal riskier and more complicated than it is with help. A …

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Isolation Can Give You The Opportunity To Look Inward

Negative Feelings During Isolation. People who are dealing with isolation during this time have been set apart for one reason or another. The fact is everyone is dealing with isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic. We are not interacting with one another in a way that we are familiar with. We are advancing toward a new …

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Feeling Loneliness Is A Wake-Up Call

Many people feel lonely during quarantine. Coping with loneliness during quarantine is true for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, right now. COVID-19 presents a difficult challenge for those who are lonely and are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Recovery Ranch PA is a resource during this time. We can give you the tools …

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