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Benefits of Exercise during Addiction Re...

Benefits of Exercise during Addiction Recovery
Staying physically healthy has a number of benefits for successful addiction recovery. Addiction may drain nutrients from the body, damage muscles, reduce immunity or harm the body in many other ways. Exercise may help repair some of the damage drugs cause to muscles and the cardiovascular system, and the body may recover more quickly if it is in good health. People who exercise during...

Choosing a Recovery Support System

Choosing a Recovery Support System
Inpatient treatment is designed to treat mental health issues, behaviors and underlying causes of addiction, as well as withdrawal and other physical symptoms. In addition to medical and psychological health care, you may need support from those you can relate to succeed in long-term recovery. You can get this support in group therapy with sympathetic peers, and close friends and family...

Returning to Your Old Job after Rehab

Returning to Your Old Job after Rehab
Many people fear attending rehab, because when it is over they have to return to their old lives and explain their absence. Keeping a job before, during and after rehab is a big fear for many addicts in need of treatment, but it is possible to do so. Letting your employer know that you are receiving rehab treatment and notifying them of your return will make the transition from rehab...

Reuniting with Family after Residential ...

Reuniting with Family after Residential Rehab
As you recover from addiction, you may have the goal of reuniting with your family. One of the terrible aspects of an addiction is that it can devastate a family and be a contributing factor to divorce and the loss of custody of your children. An addiction rehab program will provide the opportunity for you to reunite with family and start the process of rebuilding broken...

Life After Rehab

Life After Rehab
Once you have accepted that you need drug treatment help, entered a residential drug rehab facility to undergo a drug and alcohol detox program and feel you can control the mental and physical causes of your drug addiction, you may find yourself asking, “What now?” Just as when you chose a drug rehab facility, you have many options for life after rehab. Returning to your...