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05 1st, 2008

Addiction never goes down without a fight. The disease can’t be wished away, or hoped into submission. If you’re a victim of substance abuse, you can’t get sober without professional help. Those addicts who try to quit using outside of addiction treatment centers are bound to fail. Those addicts who enroll in exclusive addiction treatment programs, on the other hand, really do achieve meaningful recovery. The choice is yours to make. With so much to lose, and so much more to win, you simply can’t afford to be wrong.

The fact that you’re here, reading this, says you know how destructive addiction can be. Now you know what you can do about it. The day you take up the fight against addiction will be the day you start rediscovering life as you used to know it, and yourself as you used to be. Remember, every journey begins with a first step. You can’t get better until you find the courage to check into a private addiction treatment center. For your own sake, for the sake of the people you care about…don’t wait any longer to finally start walking.

10 29th, 2007

Drug and alcohol treatment does not work by magic. On the contrary, drug and alcohol rehabilitation patients can only get better if they commit themselves to the healing process. Addiction treatment is and must be an intimate journey. If your substance abuse treatment program is going to work for you, it’s going to be because you make it work. Some exclusive California rehab centers would have you believe that addiction recovery is simply a matter of checking into a rehab center and then waiting to get healed. That’s not the way it happens. Drug and alcohol treatment really can help you get sober for good…but  only if you have the courage to make sobriety a reality. Anything less than just isn’t good enough.

If you’ve made it this far, you don’t need a lecture on what’s at stake You know addiction is a devastating disease. Now you know what you can do about it. Drug and alcohol treatment will quite literally change your life. All you have to do is take the first step. For your own sake, for the sake of the people who care about you, do it today. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation starts with you. With so much to lose, and so much more to win, the right choice could hardly be more obvious.

09 14th, 2007

Consider the option of not making a move. Now, what would that do for you? Well, the first thing I can think of would be that it could keep you away from making something of your life. Right? I mean, who wants to be a junkie, right? Not enough for you? Okay. Imagine the alternative. What if you take a chance and dive right in to what seems like it will help you the most. Think about that. You’ve got this big drug problem, and instead of turning away from it, you dive right in to the only thing that will get you out of this jam…drug treatment. Let’s face it. Drug rehab is way better than your idea. How do I know? That’s simple. If your solution for sobriety isn’t drug treatment, then it’s impossible for it to be the right answer anyway. Duhhh! Come on, man. Why do you keep putting it off? You and I both know what you need to do and we both know that you are not putting up the right amount of balls to make it happen. What’s up with that? I won’t lie. I know that it’s hard to make that leap and I also know that what comes after the leap ain’t no picnic, either. But that’s not what’s important. What are you gonna do?

Maybe you think you’re past saving. Maybe you think you’re a hopeless addict, a junkie whose Need is too great to ever possibly be overcome. Maybe you think there’s no way a drug rehab program could ever get you sober, and no way a drug treatment center could ever you turn you into anything but a loser.

And maybe, just maybe, you’re flat wrong.

Every addict believes herself to be hopeless, that’s just the way addiction works. The truth, though, is that drug rehabilitation can work for anyone. No matter how deep a hole you’ve drug for yourself, the right drug treatment plan can help you claw your way to daylight. It won’t be easy of course…because no drug rehab program is ever easy. But it’ll be worth it…so worth it words can’t even begin to express the truth. The right drug rehab program will save your life. If you or or someone you care about is a victim of addiction, you shouldn’t need to hear more than that.

07 26th, 2007

Alcohol treatment centers can take a lot out of you. They’re not the easiest things to have in your life and they can definitely make life very hard. The worst part about them, though, is that if you need what they offer and you don’t get into one life can be even harder. My buddy Steve was one of the worst alcoholics I had ever known and he swore he’d be able to shake his habit when it got bad. The only that ended up happening though was that his habit got really bad and he still denied needing the help of alcohol treatment. That really sucked because alcohol rehabs probably had the only thing that was going to work for him. On the real, we all majored in getting fucked up in college. That’s just what we did. Some of us were able to party and maintain our academic work load and others couldn’t. It was all good. Steve was the guy that always got good grades. He could drink the worst combos of the worst alcohol hours before we’d hit the bars and clubs, go to the bars and clubs where he would drink us all under the table, and still come back to the dorms and write a twenty word term paper. He was an animal. But after college when the veil was lifted and we all found ourselves in the real world, Steve was the guy who never slowed down. As a matter of fact, he was the one who took it to a completely new level that no one thought possible. I never really thought much of it because I thought he’d eventually get it out of his system. I was undoubtedly wrong.

When I brought some literature to Steve on alcohol treatment he was glad that it was me who brought it up to him and not any of the other guys. He surprisingly was ready to for treatment and to check into an alcohol treatment center, man did I admit him as soon as I could. It wasn’t long before he had gone and come back and he truly did come back a totally new person. It was great to see my old college buddy back to his former self and not feeling guilty for having a problem he couldn’t solve himself. We never told the other guys because Steve wanted to keep it between the two of us. It really surprised me that he was actually willing to go and that he finished alcohol treatment with flying colors. Steve tells me that if it wasn’t me who brought it up to him he wouldn’t have ever gone. You gotta love having a friend who values your opinion. I know I do