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Dating Safely and Wisely After Rehab

After the transformative journey through rehabilitation, re-entering the dating scene can be a pivotal and challenging aspect of one’s social life. Recovery not only demands continuous self-care and awareness but also the need to manage new and old relationships in a way that supports your sobriety. For those ready to explore romantic relationships after rehab, understanding the dos and don’ts Read more...
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Reflecting on Your Drinking Habits This Alcohol Awareness Month

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, an essential initiative aimed at increasing awareness about alcohol addiction, dispelling associated stigmas, and illuminating the path to effective recovery. This month, we encourage individuals to examine their drinking patterns critically and consider the impact on their personal health and relationships. Recognizing the signs of a drinking problem is the first step in making a Read more...
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What is the difference between binge drinking and chronic drinking?

Different ways of abusing substances each pose different risks. When it comes to alcohol abuse, binge drinking and chronic drinking are both common among adults. Though neither one is particularly healthy, is there one that is more damaging? Binge Drinking vs. Chronic Drinking Binge drinking is marked by heavy episodic drinking with the aim of becoming intoxicated. It’s defined by Read more...
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We’re Still Providing Addiction Treatment During COVID-19

Addiction and overdose deaths have only increased during the Coronavirus pandemic. That’s why Riverwalk Ranch Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center remains open and committed to helping individuals at risk on the path to recovery. In order to protect those we serve, we are faithfully adhering to health and safety recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Read more...
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How To Choose An Inpatient Alcohol Rehab

Despite being a dangerous substance, alcohol gets accepted socially. If you or a someone close to you is abusing alcohol, choosing an inpatient alcohol rehab facility can be challenging, so you need to know what to look for when making this important decision.   Several things include making sure the facility has properly trained staff, is reputable, and has a Read more...