11 Types of Drug Abuse

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

All individuals who struggle with substance use disorder share in several similarities in terms of their experiences, however, they are also different in many ways. Specifically, the signs, symptoms, and effects of one’s substance use disorder will be dependent on how much he or she is using, how often he or she uses, and if … Continued

Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Alcohol is the most widely abused mind-altering substance across the United States. More than 21 million Americans are addicted to mind-altering substances, but a startling 15 million of those Americans are addicted to alcohol. Once addicted to alcohol, stopping use can be near impossible without the help of professionals. For many, the stages of alcohol … Continued

Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

domestic violence and substance abuse

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Substance abuse and domestic violence are two extremely common issues that Americans experience today. For some, both substance abuse and domestic violence occur simultaneously, making for an even more stressful and destructive experience.  Types of Domestic Violence Domestic violence is not just limited to getting hit or being called names. It is a much more … Continued

What Addiction Does to Families


Thursday, November 14, 2019

Families who have one or more people experiencing a substance use disorder know just how impactful this disease can be both on their loved ones and themselves. They understand the pain, heartbreak, and resentment that can develop in the face of this insidious disease. They also know that as long as a substance use disorder … Continued

Can a Drug Addict Be Forced Into Rehab?

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Monday, November 11, 2019

When you have a loved one who is addicted to drugs, watching him or her spiral out of control can be the most heartbreaking thing you ever experience. The impact that addiction can have on you simply as a bystander can be so immense that you will do anything just to make it stop. There … Continued

How Does Drug Rehab Work?

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

If you are dealing with an active drug addiction, the thought of going to rehab can seem utterly frightening or even laughable. But there is nothing scary or funny about drug rehab, rather drug rehab is something that can save your life.  When you are abusing drugs and are unable to control your behaviors surrounding … Continued

CBT At JourneyPure At The River

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

At JourneyPure At The River, clients are treated through a variety of treatment methods, or “modalities.” Combining modalities makes a more comprehensive treatment. Addiction affects everyone differently, so combining modalities offers clients the best chance at lasting recovery. One of the most widely used modalities is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT. CBT is a psycho-social therapy that … Continued