woman begins detox program after relapse

Back to Detox or Rehab After Relapse?

Many people who relapse after a period of abstinence from drug or alcohol abuse usually feel disappointed and confused about what to do next. Experiencing a relapse is by no means a failure. Instead, what matters most is how you respond to the situation. Will you prevent yourself from seeking help and let the relapse…

a woman wonders how to get off of heroin

Next Steps to Take When You Want to Get Off of Heroin

Heroin addiction causes devastation among individuals and families of those addicted to heroin. Many individuals have likely tried to stop using it in the past and either were not able to stop using it on their own, or they started using it again. These people are not alone when they wonder how to get off…

a man participates in his group therapy program

How Group Therapy Can Keep Your Recovery on Track

Group therapy is just one tool people use to support their recovery, but it’s an effective one. If you or someone you care about is struggling with addiction, a group therapy program puts you with others who understand the challenges you might face as you go through addiction treatment. Our group therapy program at Atlanta…

a woman convinces her loved one into heroin addiction treatment

Helping a Loved One Through Heroin Addiction

It is easy to feel helpless when someone you love has a heroin addiction. Opioids like heroin are highly addictive, and recovery is challenging. Although this person will need a heroin addiction treatment program, there are still ways the people who love them can help. It starts with educating yourself about heroin addiction treatment. The…

a woman experiences the physical effects of medical detox

Physical Effects of Medical Detox on Your Body

People sometimes misunderstand the need for medical care to treat substance abuse. Addiction is a chronic illness that affects the brain, nervous system, and vital organs. It requires medical intervention, just like any chronic disease. The first stage is treatment at a medical detox center. The medical detox center at Atlanta Detox Center provides comprehensive treatment for…