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Drug Rehabilitation For Married Couples

Both partners in a marriage must be fully committed to getting clean for drug and alcohol addiction therapy to work. Recovery will not happen without a great deal of work. Couples attending drug treatment programs will obtain life skills and education that will help them cope with their addiction both individually and as a couple. Because the recovery process depends on a lifestyle change, it is imperative for couples to know and understand what clean and sober life will be like once they leave the addiction rehabilitation center.  

The professional counselors and staff who specialize in treating relationships will help the couple identify the causes behind their addiction to opioids and other drugs while simultaneously teaching them effective conflict resolution skills to use independently and as a couple. It is very important for a both partners to understand the challenges ahead of them and how they can work together to find solutions for those challenges. The group therapy aspect of their drug treatment program will give resolution skills for the couples’ personal and relationship issues that  affect their partner’s addiction. Married Couples will essentially need to learn how to coexist together in a new clean and sober environment, spending quality time together along with their children and enjoying life without the use of drugs or alcohol. While in drug rehab individual counseling sessions start after both addicted individuals has completed detox and withdrawal.  

When couples successfully completed rehabilitation programs, they stand a much higher rate of staying sober if they have the help of medication like suboxone and depending on support groups and one another and are both equally committed to staying clean and sober. Sometimes an added bonus is that many couples feel their relationship is much stronger after completing inpatient alcohol rehab and they have got clean together on a deeper level.


Addiction and ObamaCare

Amend 2012 is a campaign created for people—real people, not incorporated or limited liability people—who care about our democracy and want to be part of a solution.

The problem? Since January 2010, corporations have been legally allowed to spend unlimited amounts of money in our elections on behalf of candidates who, when elected, owe the corporations favors. So even though “we the people” go to the polls and vote for candidates, once they’re in office they must work on behalf of the corporate interests, not what’s good for American families.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a case called Citizens United vs. FEC that corporations have the same rights as people, and that their unlimited corporate spending is the same as our free speech. We disagree—because only people are people.

What’s the big deal? Corporations already use their money to make many decisions that affect us every day, so why do we care if they use their money in political campaigns? Because there’s no place for purchasing in democracy. Elected officials get their jobs from the people who elect them, and should ultimately answer to those people, too.

There’s a big difference between buying land to build a new warehouse and buying favors from the people who are supposed to represent us, the people.

What’s the big idea? Corporations don’t own our democracy yet, so we’re taking this movement to the people, going person-by-person and state-by-state, to build support for a constitutional amendment that will specify who are people (people) and who are not people (corporations).

Amending the Constitution is a big deal. It’ll require support of 2/3 of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and then must be ratified by 3/4 of the states. So while it’s possible and, we think, the best ultimate solution, it isn’t likely to happen right away.

Well what then? In the great tradition of American rabble rousing, we’re starting with the people, building grassroots support right where you live. Using a little-known but very powerful process called voter instructions, our goal is to have as many states as possible pass ballot resolutions calling on Congress to pass a constitutional amendment. Then people can vote to pass those resolutions.

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