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Using FMLA for Drug Rehab

What should people think about before going through the admissions process for a rehab center? Apart from checking if they have health insurance for rehab, they should also check if they can use leaves covered by FMLA for rehab attendance. Addiction is a complex and chronic disease that can affect both the body and the…

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World Mental Health Day

In 1992, the World Federation for Mental Health began observing the 10th of October as World Mental Health Day. In the years since it’s become one of the federation’s farthest-reaching and most impactful programs. World Mental Health Day was intended to bring more awareness and attention to mental illness and how it can affect the…

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Recognizing Signs of ADHD in Adults

ADHD is a well-known disorder these days, but it’s common for people to imagine children when they think of it. Male children indeed make up most ADHD diagnoses, but many experts say that it is underdiagnosed in young girls and adults. Adults can have ADHD or adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, but few are diagnosed with or…

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Does Addiction Differ Between Men and Women? 

Substance abuse and subsequent addiction can have short- and long-term effects on the mind and body. Addiction is now seen as a brain disease that is caused by excessive drug or alcohol use. Addiction alters the biochemistry and anatomy of neurons within the brain, causing these essential cells to become less responsive to toxic substances.…

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What does Alcoholics Anonymous mean by “Physical Allergy”?

For many years, alcohol use disorder, or alcoholism, has been known as a threefold disease that affects the mind, body, and spirit. Within the disease, three parts are referred to as the spiritual malady, the physical allergy, and the mental obsession. These components, in conjunction, make up the disease of alcohol addiction, as defined by…

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Tips for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Some types of anxiety focus on specific experiences or situations. Social anxiety, for example, causes a person to feel uncomfortable and even debilitated in social situations. This is more than just being nervous but being unable to participate in social situations without intense emotional and physical outcomes. At Oceanfront Recovery, we can help you develop…

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Is Residential Rehab Right for You?

Deciding to get treatment for addiction means considering several types of treatment programs. Residential rehab is considered a solid foundation for most people with substance abuse that’s moderate to severe. It offers the ability to learn, grow, and heal in an environment that promotes health and support. At Oceanfront Recovery, it is one of the…

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5 Reasons to Go to Alcohol Detox

Repeated alcohol consumption can have serious consequences. When individuals regularly drink, they put themselves at risk of developing a dependency or addiction. Alcohol dependence occurs when the body and brain become reliant upon alcohol to function normally. Dependence is hard to beat on your own, but treatment, including alcohol detox, can help. It can be…

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Recognizing Signs of OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a serious mental health disorder. Though the term is used to refer to just having quirks or needing things to be orderly, in the drug disorder, a person cannot control their actions when it comes to repetitive behaviors. Those behaviors are not always related to the organization either. Knowing the signs…