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6 Signs of Liver Damage

Your liver works hard to ensure your body is in great shape. This vital organ filters your blood, detoxifying substances you’ve ingested. However, when individuals abuse drugs and alcohol, the liver can become overwhelmed and suffer damage. If you believe you are suffering from liver damage in MA, then reach out to Rockland Recovery Center to…

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How Risk Factors for Addiction Determine Who Develops a Disorder

Do you know someone who suffers from substance abuse disorder and needs to seek help from a substance abuse treatment program? Surprisingly, the odds are good that you do, though you may not realize it. Addiction is a chronic disease that doesn’t discriminate. Accordingly, it can affect your next-door neighbor, your child’s teacher, or your…

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A Guide for Encouraging a Loved One to Seek Treatment for Alcohol Addiction

It’s hard to go through challenges and hard times in life. For many, it’s equally as difficult to watch a loved one struggle. If you care for someone who battles alcohol use disorder, you’ve witnessed the problems addiction causes. Financial difficulties, relationship troubles, and job loss are all side-effects of becoming chemically dependent upon alcohol.…

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Do You Know the Dangers of Mixing Substances?

Mixing substances, such as alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs, is very risky. While some people do so to experience a combination of sensations, doing so can cause severe damage to the body. Some people do this because they want to achieve a high that they cannot get from using one substance alone. Other times,…

Depth Psychology and Addiction

At Rockland Recovery, we believe that recovery is not about abstinence, but connection. Therefore, recovery almost always involves the healing of family and community. To someone new to treatment this may seem like a daunting proposition; however, we believe this truth will become self-evident even after a very short time in our program. What may…