First Steps – How To Seek Treatment From Drug Addiction

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” -Tony Robbins Though an estimated 21 million Americans abuse drugs or alcohol, fewer than 2.5 million individuals seek recovery through drug rehab each year. Twenty-one million. That’s more people than the populations of Tennessee, Arizona, and Ohio combined. Chances are that you […]

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Understanding Addiction and the Young Adult Brain

JourneyPure provides treatment starting at age 18 when the adolescent brain is transitioning into the young adult stage. Illicit drug use among teenagers in the United States is on the rise. In fact, three-quarters of high school students have experimented with addictive substances while 46% use the drugs on a regular basis. These figures are […]

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A Woman With An Addiction Spirals Out At A Friend’s Wedding

It started with an open bar… and good intentions. When I slipped into my floral A-line dress for a wedding, I never imagined the night would unfold quite like it did. Playing back the night, I think my biggest mistake was the presumption that the hosted bar was limited to the cocktail hour. My need […]

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Am I An Addict Or Is This A Phase?

Guilt. Embarrassment. Shame. If you’ve felt these emotions as a result of drug use, you’re not alone. These feelings are felt by drug addicts and casual users alike. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 46 percent of Americans admit to trying an illicit drug at least once in their lifetime; 51 […]

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