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Greg Holden, CEO of Authentic Recovery Center, shares on how for many people alcohol was their last and only friend. And for the person who’s been beaten down by alcohol into a reluctant state of submission, depending how far down the road they’ve gone, facing detox from alcohol and ending up at an alcohol rehab center feels like an extended stay at the last house on the block.

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Our CEO Greg Holden has begun his weekly blog over at Addictionland! Head over to read his first post about 7 new habits to develop after leaving treatment. Check back every week for another!

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Learning to manage stress in early recovery is one of the fundamental building blocks to long term sobriety. To those who regularly receive acupuncture treatments, it’s effects are quite relaxing, though scientists haven’t really been sure why. Now researchers from Georgetown University have found that needles placed at just the right parts of the body interrupt the transmission of stress hormones—the most robust evidence yet to indicate that acupuncture’s positive effects go beyond just placebo.

What has your experience been?

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We are proud to announce that every level of care offered at Authentic Recovery Center is now covered in-network by Anthem Blue Cross and all Blue Cross affiliates. It is now easier than ever to get the treatment that you or a loved one deserve.

If you or a loved one have any questions or would like us to verify your insurance please visit us online or call us anytime! 877.415.4673

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You've probably noticed that talk about mindfulness meditation is much more common today than it was just a few years ago. Today, people who meditate are seen as progressive and open-minded. Whatever term we may use to describe them, they are generally loving, kind, generous, insightful, and willing to help others achieve the same rich and fulfilling lives they have. Meditation and mindfulness can have great implications on our recovery as well!

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Drug overdoses now kill more Americans than traffic accidents. While the issue may not drive people to the polls — Americans don't count drugs among the most important problems facing the nation, according to a Gallup survey — it's still an issue around kitchen tables and one that isn't going to leave the campaign trail any time soon. American politicians are finally starting to take a new look at treating addiction.

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It's hard to imagine a friendship with a less auspicious start than the one between Lance Rice and Nina Rossi. In 2013, Rice, now 25, was arrested for breaking into Rossi's home while strung out on heroin. He stole her iPod and some prescription pills. NPR tells a beautiful albeit painful story of friendship and the loss that accompanies relapse.

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A family member recently asked us to verify insurance benefits for a loved one. But without understanding how insurance applies to drug and alcohol treatment the information we provide can be overwhelming. So to learn what it all means, we’ve provided 3 simple tips to help understand the insurance verification process.

Here are the most important things you should know about insurance plans and paying privately for rehabilitation.

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"I'm OK" seems to be the phrase of choice when someone asks how we're doing. We rarely take a moment to check in with ourselves and see if we are truly "OK." Project UROK (pronounced “You Are OK”) promises to “provide not only practical assistance, but also a sense of belonging, a sense of comfort, and a sense of hope” to teen visitors.

Take a look, let us know what you think!

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This weekend is Mother's Day and one of the greatest gifts of sobriety is the ability to be present for our loved ones on holidays like these. Take a moment this weekend to be conscious of the impact your mother had in your life and/or recovery. Whatever the impact may be below is a wonderful article that is sure to put a smile on your face.

#IWishMyMotherKnew
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