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Man torn between exercise or gaming.

Endorphins – The Natural Opioid

By Cindy Grant | April 8, 2019

When dogs are lacking proper stimulation (are bored) they often adopt unhealthy behaviors like becoming antsy or restless, being destructive or eating and sleeping excessively. People take on these behaviors […]

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Loving The Mess

By Cindy Grant | February 12, 2019

Loving The Mess  I don’t know about you, but I find the concept of Valentine’s Day to be very stressful. Whether a person is with or without a partner on […]

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Neon Change Sign

DON’T MAKE A RESOLUTION

By Freedom Treatment Services | December 28, 2018

Instead create an environment for change. We should really stop falling into the same rut, year after year, of making resolutions that are doomed to be unfulfilled. According to Forbes, […]

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Ornament blown apart symbolizing holiday stress

5 HOLIDAY SANITY SURVIVAL TIPS

By Freedom Treatment Services | December 14, 2018

The holiday season is a difficult time of year for a lot of us…especially for those who are struggling with addiction and recovery. Truth be told, most of us have […]

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You Are Here

What is Medication Assisted Treatment and Why is it Working?

By Freedom Treatment Services | September 20, 2018

If you see that image, you are still here with us. Surviving today’s harrowing drug scene is no small task. New data released from the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Addiction Treatment is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Addiction Treatment is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

By Beth Beck | May 14, 2018

Medication-assisted treatment or medically-assisted treatment (MAT) says what it means and means what it says. FDA-approved medications are prescribed to help minimize an addict’s withdrawal symptoms and/or block the effects […]

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Definition of Stigma

STIGMA IS A B*TCH.

By Beth Beck | March 13, 2018

Every 16 minutes a person in the United States dies from an opioid overdose.1 In roughly the time it takes me to scroll through Twitter, someone is dead who shouldn’t be. […]

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Addiction: Let’s Be Clear About It

By Beth Beck | February 20, 2018

The thing about myths: they’re enduring, harmful and serve only to assign blame and shame to addicts. #1 ADDICTION IS NOT A DISEASE… Perhaps addiction isn’t quite the same as […]

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Could YOUR kid get hooked?

Yes, YOUR Kid Can Get Hooked Too

By Beth Beck | January 31, 2018

Addiction is not something that only happens to other people’s children, somebody else’s ex-wife or that neighbor kid who was always bad news anyway. It’s them, yes, but it’s also […]

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5 Signs You Need Addiction Treatment Now

5 Signs You Need Addiction Treatment Now

By Freedom Treatment Services | December 19, 2017

We’ve all heard the old saying, the first step is admitting there is a problem. The signs that indicate addiction treatment might be the right path for you aren’t always […]

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