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Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

What Happens When a Baby is Born Addicted to Drugs?

When an expectant mother abuses drugs, it exposes the fetus to those same harmful substances, which can lead to the baby being born physically dependent on drugs

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Drug addiction during pregnancy is a serious public health problem that can have devastating consequences for both mother and child. When an expectant mother abuses drugs, it exposes the fetus to those same harmful substances, which can lead to the baby being born physically dependent on drugs. This condition, known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

How to Pass a Drug Test For Meth: Achieving Recovery

Two white chunks of crystallized methamphetamine to scale

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

If you’re searching for ways to pass a drug test for methamphetamine (meth), it’s likely that you’re struggling with meth abuse or addiction. While there may be short-term solutions or attempts to cheat the system, the reality is that the best way to ensure you never have to worry about failing a drug test again … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

Benefits of Equine Therapy for Addiction

Equine therapy, also known as horse therapy or equine-assisted therapy, is a powerful experiential treatment that can help individuals struggling with addiction find healing and recovery

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Equine therapy, also known as horse therapy or equine-assisted therapy, is a powerful experiential treatment that can help individuals struggling with addiction find healing and recovery. At JourneyPure At The River, we integrate equine therapy into our comprehensive addiction treatment program, allowing clients to experience the unique benefits of working with horses. What Is Equine … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

What Is Experiential Therapy?

JourneyPure at the River uses experiential therapy to treat patients

Friday, February 16, 2024

The journey to recovery from substance abuse is unique for every individual, encompassing a variety of therapeutic approaches. While traditional therapies play a crucial role, there’s a growing recognition of the benefits of experiential therapy, especially within the serene and supportive environment of JourneyPure At The River in Tennessee. This innovative form of therapy goes … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

JourneyPure’s Inpatient Treatment Program

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Friday, February 16, 2024

In the battle against addiction, the path to recovery is often fraught with challenges and obstacles. For many individuals grappling with the disease of addiction, the journey towards sobriety requires more than just the will to change—it demands a comprehensive, structured, and supportive approach to healing. This is where the importance of an Inpatient Treatment … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

What to Do If You Spot Heroin Track Marks

Heroin use can be spotted by looking for track marks

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Drug addiction remains a critical challenge in our communities, with heroin being one of the most dangerous and addictive substances. One of the visible signs of heroin use is track marks, which is a telltale indicator that requires urgent attention and care. At JourneyPure at the River, we understand the complexities of addiction and are … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

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Tips for Living with an Alcoholic Spouse

Drunk woman drinking beer while in bed.

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Living with an alcoholic spouse can be challenging and emotionally taxing. Dealing with the effects of alcoholism within a marriage requires understanding, patience, and resilience. In this blog, we will provide valuable tips and strategies to help individuals cope with the complexities of living with an alcoholic partner. Educate Yourself about Alcoholism The first step … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

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How Does Crystal Meth Affect the Brain?

Brain affected by meth abuse

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Crystal meth, also known as methamphetamine, is a powerful and highly addictive stimulant drug that can wreak havoc on the brain and overall health of individuals. With its euphoric and energy-boosting effects, crystal meth has gained notoriety as one of the most dangerous illicit substances. In this blog, we will delve into the intricate ways … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

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Methadone vs. Suboxone: Understanding the Key Differences in Opioid Addiction Treatment

man researching about suboxone and methadone online

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Opioid addiction is a complex and challenging issue affecting millions worldwide. Thankfully, medical advancements have provided effective treatment options to help individuals overcome opioid dependence. Two common medications prescribed for opioid addiction treatment are methadone and Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone). In this blog, we will explore the key differences between methadone and Suboxone, shedding light on their … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

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Understanding the Risks: How Can Benzo Withdrawal Pose a Lethal Threat?

Depressed druggy sitting on the floor, withdrawal symptom. Narcotic addiction concept, drug addicted people

Sunday, July 9, 2023

Benzodiazepines, commonly known as benzos, are a class of prescription drugs often prescribed to manage anxiety, insomnia, and certain medical conditions. While they can be effective when used as directed, prolonged or improper use can lead to dependence and addiction. The prospect of benzo withdrawal can be daunting, as it comes with various physical and … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

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Can Meth Intoxication Cause a Seizure?

Man holding chest from seizure

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Methamphetamine, commonly known as meth, is a powerful stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system. While it is well-known for its immediate euphoric effects, it is equally notorious for its detrimental impact on physical and mental health. Among the many dangers associated with meth use, the potential to induce seizures has become a significant … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

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Inpatient Vs. Outpatient Treatment For Addiction

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Monday, May 15, 2023

Addiction can be a difficult and tiring journey, but there is hope for recovery. However, choosing the right treatment program can be overwhelming and you might be wondering what options are out there.  Inpatient and outpatient programs are two common options in addiction treatment. Both have their advantages and disadvantages depending on your unique situation. … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

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What Does Dual-Diagnosis Mean?

What Does Dual-Diagnosis Mean - journeypureriver.com

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Dual-Diagnosis is a term used to describe individuals who suffer from both mental health issues as well as substance abuse. It’s a growing issue in the United States, and one that requires specialized treatment. The complexity of Dual-Diagnosis requires more than just treating the symptoms of addiction. In order for individuals to have successful recovery, … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

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How Do You Repair A Relationship After Addiction?

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Thursday, February 9, 2023

If Addiction Is Harming Your Relationships You Can Get Sober— And Repair Your Broken relationships Addiction is a devastating illness that can take a serious toll on relationships. The person struggling with addiction may have difficulty expressing their needs, they can hurt others unintentionally with the side-effects of their illness, and disappointment is a hallmark … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

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Can You Detox Your Brain?

Can-you-detox-your-brain

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

There are lots of reasons why people ask the question, can you detox your brain? If you are experiencing confusion, a lack of focus or enthusiasm, for example. Others may seek to detox the brain for general health reasons, much the way body detoxes are done. One of the most common reasons people ask can … Continued


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How to Prep for In-Patient Treatment

Woman packs for treatment wondering if she is preparing well for her residential detox and substance use disorder inpatient addiction treatment

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

If you have the luxury of a little time to prepare before you enter in-patient drug addiction treatment, you are sure to be overcome with questions. In addition to the unknowns of treatment itself comes the laundry list of unfinished tasks and “to-dos” you didn’t quite get to before your program begins. The truth is, … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

How Long Drug and Alcohol Rehab Lasts

Thursday, January 7, 2021

More than 20 million adults struggle with substance use disorder in the United States. The vast majority of those adults (roughly 15%) are addicted to alcohol, while the rest are addicted to drugs like heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines, and meth. Unfortunately, less than 10% of those addicted to drugs and alcohol seek professional addiction treatment.  There … Continued


Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

What is Substance-Induced Anxiety Disorder?

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

In the U.S., the most common mental illness is anxiety, with more than 40 million people diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. From obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder to generalized anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders like these are conditions that can develop because of biological, genetic, and environmental factors. While millions of people live … Continued


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Xanax Withdrawal Timeline

Xanax withdrawal timeline

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Benzodiazepines like Xanax are some of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States. They are used in the treatment of anxiety disorders (e.g. panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder) and sometimes to treat narcolepsy and other sleep-related disorders. Today, more than 40 million American adults have a clinical anxiety disorder, hence why … Continued


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