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Does Alcohol Relieve Stress & Anxiety?

As a sedative and a depressant, alcohol can technically reduce stress as it affects the central nervous system. But, the reality is that drinking alcohol, especially heavy drinking, can actually increase your anxiety. Plus, drinking alcohol can have added consequences if you’re already being treated for anxiety. Having a drink might seem like a good…

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Ways Our Treatment Center Can Help You Survive the Pandemic

At the Addiction Recovery Institute of America, our number one priority is keeping our clients safe, both physically and mentally. This safety takes on a whole new meaning for our treatment team when it comes to surviving the pandemic and assisting clients in their recovery. While we immediately implemented safety protocols for both residents and…

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Being Social Without Using Alcohol or Drugs

Living sober means finding new ways to hang out with your friends and family without using drugs or alcohol. At the Addiction Recovery Institute of America, one of our goals is to teach you how to improve your social sober living skills. We know that you want to have fun, but you aren’t sure how…

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Is Addiction Prevention Possible?

Preventing addiction is the ideal situation. It is an opportunity to avoid an early death, health complications, and financial ruin. Yet, preventing addiction can be complicated, especially if you have been using for an extended period or started when you were young. Early use of drugs or alcohol impacts the development of the brain, increasing…

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Addiction Treatment Options in Florida

Finding the right type of treatment for addiction is critical to your long-term results. What kind of care is best for you, though? That is not always easy to understand. Many factors play a role in this, including the type of drugs you’ve used, the length of your use, and your overall physical and mental…