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Thanksgiving Eve is one of the biggest days of the year for drinking. Alcohol is consumed in excess, which is why the night is often referred to as “Blackout Wednesday” or “Drinksgiving.”
Some of the reasons why people drink heavily on the night before Thanksgiving are:
Drug interactions are common with all types of medications. Thankfully, doctors and pharmacists keep track of medications so they can alert you of potential interactions. However, if you’re abusing substances, there is no one to guide you. Every time you combine substances, …Read More
Treatment centers follow various therapeutic styles to effectively meet the needs of their patients. The River Source is pleased to offer integrative care to address patient needs. There is a strong link between mental illness and substance abuse, …Read More
One of the most difficult parts of recovery is that it takes work. Once you develop an addiction, you will be more at risk for becoming addicted again. Fortunately, this risk is reduced as you move further out in your recovery. …Read More
Addiction is a complex disease that requires more than just detox. For a complete recovery, psychiatric care is often necessary.
The River Source assesses each individual before they start treatment at our inpatient or outpatient facility. …Read More
Helping someone heal from addiction is one of the most important jobs you will have. With so many ups and downs, mood swings and personality changes, it’s normal for both the addict and family members to feel depressed. …Read More