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Addiction Recovery: Why the "Where" of Treatment Counts

Location, location, location. You've heard this rule when buying a house, condo, or vacation property, but it also applies when choosing a residential facility to recover from drug or alcohol addiction. Whether you prefer a secluded mountain resort, wide open plains, or a bustling recovery community, choosing a location that inspires awe, introduces new hobbies or activities, or ignites your passion for life can be an important part of the recovery process.

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Alcoholism – Coffee and Cigarettes

As scientists such as Bartlett evaluate and debate the ramifications of the Vanderbilt research, the report’s lead author called for continued analysis to determine both the positive and negative effects caffeine and nicotine may be having on recovering alcoholics.

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Addiction Costs

In a 2004 report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that evaluated the costs of drug and alcohol treatment in the United States, Charles Curie, who was then the SAMHSA administrator, observed that more spending on treatment would likely result in a significant lowering of other costs.

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