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The Challenges of the First Year Sober

If you have relied on alcohol or drugs for any length of time to escape from reality or to relieve bad feelings, learning to live sober can be very challenging. The intense symptoms of withdrawal from substance use disorder are only the beginning. Although you may wish you could just get through detox and then…

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Different Recovery Programs

Different Recovery Programs vs. Treatment Different recovery programs offer alternatives means of recovery in addition to treatment if you’re suffering from alcohol addiction or substance use disorder. Recovery programs are more in the mode of self-help program. However, addiction treatment programs refer to professional assistance with substance abuse or alcohol abuse. The Ranch is open…