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How to Support a Loved One in Drug Rehab

Addiction causes significant damage to personal relationships, and the closer you are to an addicted individual, the greater the damage. When addiction has gone on for long periods of time, addiction overshadows most interactions with your loved one. This situation can create a rollercoaster of emotions. Now that your loved one has chosen to attend…

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What to Expect in a Spokane Drug Rehab

Substance use disorders impact tens of millions of Americans from all walks of life. The current opioid epidemic started in the early 1990s when the pharmaceutical industry began a massive marketing campaign promoting prescription opioids like Oxycontin as being minimally addictive. In addition to opioids prescribed for pain, there has been a significant increase in…

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What Is Drug Detox Like?

Drug detoxification, commonly referred to simply as detox, is when all traces of substances are removed from the body. Detox is generally the first step toward recovery from drug or alcohol addiction and is followed by a comprehensive addiction treatment plan. The main goal of detox is to address the physical aspects of addiction so…

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How Do You Define a “Substance”?

Drug abuse and drug addiction are interchangeably referred to as “substance abuse” and “substance addiction.” So, what is the difference between a drug and a substance? At the most fundamental level, all drugs are substances, but not all substances are drugs. At Spokane Falls Recovery, we offer drug addiction treatment for you or a loved…