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Alternatives to the 12 Step Program

Peer support groups are a vital aspect of long-term addiction rehabilitation. They are free groups where individuals suffering from addictions obtain assistance from others in recovery. Attending these meetings may create a feeling of community as well as responsibility in abstaining from drug use. Research suggests peer support groups are…

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Do Brain Scans Help Cure Addiction?

Addiction science is a rapidly evolving field. We’re learning so much about the underlying components of addiction, which then aids in treatment.  There are doctors that claim technology for specific brain scans, including PET scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI scan), brain CT scans, functional brain imaging, SPECT (Single-Photon Emission Computed…

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