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How to Help a Drug Addict Son

Do you know how to help a drug addict son? Watching a child struggle with addiction can be one of the most painful experiences in a parent’s life. Try as you might, you can’t force your son to stop using drugs. In fact, sometimes your efforts backfire, and you actually end up enabling his [...]

By |2021-04-14T20:50:17+00:00April 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Addiction & Mental Health Scholarship 2021

The Liberty Ranch Addiction & Mental Health Scholarship 2021 As a part of our mission to help those struggling with addiction heal and build a brighter future, the Liberty Ranch is offering the Addiction & Mental Health Scholarship 2021, a $1000 scholarship geared towards individuals who have struggled with mental health challenges, have been impacted by substance abuse or [...]

By |2021-03-10T18:56:48+00:00March 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Highlighting sober changemakers: Recovery works

Recovery works with Austin Cooper We talk a lot about addiction and treatment here at the Liberty Ranch. But it’s also important to consider how life in general changes while in recovery. Recovery works for so many, but it involves shifting one’s priorities entirely. Entering the world as a sober person can be a [...]

By |2021-01-28T17:51:26+00:00January 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Inspiring Quotes for Addicts and Those Who Love Them

Love & Addiction Quotes on Understanding Addiction  Sometimes when things are hard, a few small words can help get you and your loved one get through a difficult day. Whether or not the author knew these quotes would be applied to addiction and love, their wise words carry insight for those struggling. If you [...]

By |2020-09-01T01:49:33+00:00September 1st, 2020|Addiction, Inspirational, Recovery, Relationships, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Short-Term & Long-Term Effects of Alcohol on the Body & Brain

Although legal, overindulging in alcoholic beverages can come with some very serious consequences. In fact, the long-term effects of alcohol can be fatal for some. In 2017 alone a recorded 22,246 people died from alcoholic liver disease and 35,823 more passed away in alcohol-induced deaths. Another 10,874 deaths from alcohol-impaired auto accidents occurred in [...]

By |2020-07-20T18:40:18+00:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Alcohol a Depressant and How Does it Affect your Brain?

In line with common knowledge, alcohol is considered to be a depressant. However, this doesn't explain the whole story. You may wonder why alcohol is categorized as a depressant since many experience a buzz and feelings of excitement, energy and even aggression when drinking. Although it is a depressant, alcohol also shares some properties [...]

By |2020-06-24T01:18:22+00:00June 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IOP Overview with Brandy Corder – Clinical Program Director

At the new Liberty Ranch Rehabilitation Center, one young lady’s journey to sobriety began with a can of Diet Mountain Dew.  The rehab center opened in April 2017, offering an IOP program to individuals suffering from addiction.  IOP is an acronym for “Intensive Outpatient Program.”  At Liberty Ranch that means 30 days of rigorous [...]

By |2020-04-02T20:18:19+00:00February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Abuse

One of the most difficult things to do in recovery, and the first important hurdle, is to admit that there is a problem.  No one likes to think that they may be an addict.  There’s a stigma attached.  Addiction is the homeless man living under the bridge, we think.  Addiction is an affliction of [...]

By |2020-04-02T20:18:19+00:00May 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments