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Recovery is a process that over time helps a person with a mental
health or substance abuse problem find a path to living a meaningful life. It
helps people make lifestyle, attitude, and behavior changes so they can reach
Recovery is used for problems such as alcohol or drug abuse,
depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Medicines and therapy
usually are needed for successful recovery.
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
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