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Rebuilding Relationships After Rehab

Drug and alcohol addiction damages relationships. From the deceit to the feeling of fear, a range of problems can occur, damaging relationships for years to come. However, once a person begins treatment, they’ll have an opportunity to rebuild relationships important and valuable to them. That is often done in family counseling, where you’ll work hand-in-hand…

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5 Long-Term Effects of Opioids

Opioids are dangerous, addictive drugs. When used as a treatment for acute or chronic pain, they can work very well, but many people struggle to stop using them because of their highly risky addictive qualities. Continuing to do so over the long term puts you at risk for various complications. The extensiveness of the long-term…

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Dangers of Doctor Shopping

Doctor shopping is trying to get more prescriptions, such as for opioids, from multiple doctors. This process is unsafe and can result in numerous health complications. It may also indicate you need opioid addiction treatment to help you stop your addictive behaviors. At Symetria Recovery, our opioid addiction treatment program has been an effective tool…

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Benefits of Outpatient Rehab

Drug and alcohol addiction requires comprehensive counseling and support to enable full healing. While some people may benefit from an in-person treatment program, many others thrive with outpatient rehab. In some situations, outpatient addiction treatment is critical to a person’s long-term recovery because it enables them to remain at home surrounded by family and their…

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Sober Activities to Enjoy This Summer

At Symetria Recovery, our outpatient only care includes medication therapy, talk therapy, and aftercare support. If you live in Texas or Illinois, you could benefit from our effective alcohol treatment programs. However, after your initial recovery program, you may still need continuing care to help you complete your transition to sober living. At Symetria Recovery,…

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What to Expect in Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Knowing when it is time to seek alcohol addiction treatment can be tricky. You may think you can stop any time you want without professional help. While some people can successfully quit drinking independently, this is not possible for everyone with alcohol addiction. In addition, withdrawal symptoms can be intense and even dangerous in some…

Relapse Prevention

Statistics indicate that relapse is widespread, with an estimated rate as high as 90% among patients who receive inpatient care. At Symetria Recovery, our relapse rate is an astounding 11%. Why Opioid and Heroin Relapse Occurs When patients leave traditional inpatient opioid addiction recovery treatment programs, they abruptly lose all of the structure and support…