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Family Therapy Can Help Reduce Relapse Rates After Treatment

The medical science behind addiction treatment has improved dramatically over the past few decades. Treatment professionals have a wealth of tools at their fingertips to help people overcome addictions and associated behavioral health problems. However, post treatment relapse rates remain unacceptably high. What can we do to help our loved ones into recovery and ensure their long-term success?

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Building the Power to Choose: Why I'm Not Helpless Against My Addiction

In our addiction, we hear a lot of talk about our choices. We hear mostly about our bad decisions and often we hear a lot of condemnation for it. In most cases, it comes from Mom, Dad, a spouse, or our employer.

But what does it take to make good choices? Other people judge us for our addiction and for the things that we do to try to gain love and respect from others. To me, it felt like they took all the power away from my ability to make choices for myself. I was trapped in a world where everyone else told me what to do.

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What is it like to go to Miracles In Action Treatment Center?

Why do we struggle with addiction? Why is it so hard to stop drinking or using? What makes it so difficult for us to simply walk away from the substance when it becomes a problem in our life?

There are so many complicated reasons that we turn to drugs and alcohol. Meanwhile, life becomes harder and harder to manage, until we simply can't manage it anymore. Sometimes, it is someone around us who makes that determination, but sometimes we come to that point all on our own. And as the big book states, it usually leads us to one of three places - jails, hospitals, or death.

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Miracles In Action Announces Gold Seal of Approval® Accreditation through Joint Commission

In our ongoing pursuit of providing the best possible drug and alcohol treatment services in Los Angeles, California, Miracles In Action is proud to announce that we are now fully accredited by the Joint Commission and have earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval®.

The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® is granted to healthcare organizations after a lengthy survey and evaluation of the quality and safety of critical services and patient care provided. Accreditation is a continuous process that provides insights into an organization's daily operations and systems. The Gold Seal of Approval® earned by Miracles In Action means that we have undergone an unannounced, thorough on-site review of the quality and safety of care being provided and verifies that we are committed to continuously meeting rigorous national standards.

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Here Are Five Amazing Things That Changed My Life When I Stopped Drinking

I used to think that there was no way I could live without alcohol. I believed in my reasons for drinking and using, and that I wouldn't be able to go through life without drugs and alcohol. I never thought life would be any fun without being drunk or high. As it turns out, I was actually missing out on a truly fulfilling life by clinging to my addiction. I'm here to share the story of how my life changed after I went through a solid treatment program.

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