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Finding purpose in life free from addiction and encouraging openness for supportive recovery is the essence of Harmony Ridge Recover Center.

What Is Benzo Belly?

Benzo belly is one withdrawal symptom of benzodiazepines or benzos. Those who try to quit this prescription drug cold turkey might find some uncomfortable consequences. Fortunately, medical detoxes provide a safe way for individuals to stop using benzos in a comfortable environment.  According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), over 12% of Americans …

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How Pets Help Recovery

Pets are forever faithful and grateful just to be in your presence. Knowing there’s someone at home waiting just to be loved makes a person feel needed like nothing else can. But being at home to love and adore a family isn’t the only place where these four-legged friends find purpose. Animals of every size …

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Holistic Addiction Treatment

Over the past few decades, a progressive trend in healthcare has been including alternative or holistic recovery center methods into more conventional therapies. Today, many holistic addiction treatment techniques are currently being used in rehab centers across the nation. Holistic addiction treatments are non-medicinal rehabilitation techniques used to complement conventional treatment practices. A holistic recovery …

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Ambien Addiction

An estimated 50 million American adults struggle with insomnia. Luckily, there are several medications available to help a person get a restful night’s sleep. One of these medications is Ambien (zolpidem). This drug is highly effective at aiding in sleep. However, like many central nervous system (CNS) depressants, Ambien comes with the risk of abuse …

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What is a Barbiturate?

Barbiturates are drugs that can be used for a wide range of reasons. These drugs are known to depress the central nervous system and are therefore utilized for surgery as well as for sedation or as anticonvulsants. They can be used to treat insomnia, anxiety, or seizure activity, for euthanasia purposes or during executions. They …

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How Does Behavior Modification Work?

Behavior modification therapy reasons that individuals are conditioned to be anxious or depressed, unlike different kinds of therapy. Some forms of psychotherapy, like cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) or dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), focus on how thoughts affect behaviors. In comparison, behavioral therapy says that behaviors produce thoughts.  Behavior modification techniques can help those struggling with addiction …

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Exercise for Recovery and Sobriety

Falling into addiction causes stress on both one’s mental and physical wellbeing, and when entering recovery and sobriety it’s important to work to rebuild both of these key components. The time during an inpatient recovery program teaches the importance of restoring the bridge between the two. And during post-treatment, it is important to do what …

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