Gooden Center
A residential drug treatment center for men located in Pasadena, CA. The Gooden Center is a proud member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).

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191 North El Molino Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101 US

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4 Types of Addiction Treatment Programs

 

4 Types of Addiction Treatment Programs

People that are in need of help for recovery from an addiction may not know what the best options are for them. There are a few different types of treatment programs that can provide a safe place for guidance and support while giving up an alcohol or drug addiction. These represent the four main types

 of addiction treatment programs.

 


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Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

4 Types of Addiction Treatment Programs

 

As the opioid epidemic in the U.S. becomes an increasingly dangerous problem, it is important to be familiar with the signs and symptoms of opioid addiction. Overdose rates from opioid abuse have dramatically increased and the risk of a fatal overdose while abusing opioids is a serious issue. If you think you or someone you love might be addicted to
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How Addiction Triggers Can Affect the Brain

 

4 Types of Addiction Treatment Programs

Most people have experienced how certain sights and smells can trigger memories or cravings for food, alcohol or smoking. People in addiction recovery must cope with these triggers on a regular basis in order to prevent relapse. Studies have shown that the concept of a “trigger” is a real cue that can light up certain areas of the brain, especially
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What to Say to an Alcoholic

4 Types of Addiction Treatment Programs

 

When you believe that someone in your life may be abusing alcohol, you may not know what to do or what to say to them that may help the situation. How can you discuss a person’s problem with them without driving them further away into their substance abuse? People who are actively addictive are often defensive of their actions which
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How Drug Addiction Can Affect the Brain

How Drug Addiction Can Affect the Brain

 

No matter how much someone goes through as a result of their drug addiction, they will find it very difficult to quit because of the way that drugs can change the way their brain works. Drugs affect a person’s brain chemistry and their behavior in a way that make them dependent on substance abuse.
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