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The Faces of Drug Addiction

Shows like Intervention and Addicted have highlighted the plight of individuals struggling with substance abuse and their journey to recovery. These TV shows document the faces of drug addiction and family members’ attempts to save them. Sadly, these episodes only catalog a small number of individuals who make up the faces of addiction. Addiction is…

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5 Facts and Myths About Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has been a staple in addiction treatment for almost 90 years. Unless you participate, though, it’s a process that is not well understood. Treatment centers like San Antonio Recovery Center (SARC) follow the 12-step philosophy resulting from the original AA program because it provides a solid foundation for recovery. Learn more about…

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Benefits of a Residential Treatment Center

A residential treatment center provides a live-in environment for those with a substance or alcohol use disorder. The goal is to offer them a safe and secure place to get treatment. The benefits of residential, sometimes called inpatient, treatment doesn’t end there, though. What Is a Residential Treatment Center? A residential treatment center is a…