Heroes’ Mile Informational Blog For Veterans

Does Rehab Work for Veterans? Your Questions Answered

If you're considering enrolling in a veteran rehab in Florida, one of your first questions is most likely, "Does rehab work for veterans?" With all of the different options and information online, it can be difficult to figure out what the best decision is for your...

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Does Rehab Work for Veterans?

How Does Rehab Work? 5 Steps to Addiction Recovery

Those who battle drug or alcohol addiction may one day decide to seek professional help. However, addiction treatment is often shrouded in stigma and misinformation, both of which leave would-be patients with even more questions. Namely, how does rehab work? And is...

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How Does Rehab Work?

Do I Have an Eating Disorder? Help for Veterans

If you struggle with your body image and experience feelings of shame, guilt, or fear when you eat, you may have asked yourself "Do I have an eating disorder?" Eating disorders are serious and complex mental illnesses that can affect anyone, including active-duty...

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Veteran Eating Disorder Help

Inpatient Anorexia Treatment for Veterans

If you're a veteran searching for a comprehensive inpatient anorexia treatment, it may be hard to find one that provides a structure you're comfortable with. Fortunately, veteran-exclusive treatment centers such as Heroes' Mile provide the safety and familiarity...

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Inpatient Anorexia Treatment for Veterans

The Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

Drinking too much can make you feel sick and cause a strong hangover as your body recovers from the toxins left over. You may be dehydrated and feel minor symptoms of withdrawal. But what happens when you feel sick, disoriented, or lose consciousness while you're...

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The Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

Codeine Addiction: Are Veterans at Risk?

A codeine addiction usually starts innocently, with no intention of becoming addicted. Initially, doctors prescribe this medication to patients experiencing mild or moderate pain. However, in some cases, prolonged use can morph into misuse, dependence, and...

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Long-Term Impact on Veterans

The effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be lifelong, but veterans often receive no instruction on how to deal with these chronic effects. And that's a problem, because military service members are at risk of sustaining such injuries from explosions and...

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Traumatic Brain Injury

Hydrocodone vs Codeine: What You Should Know

When it comes to hydrocodone vs. codeine, there is a lot of confusion even among heavy users. There are a variety of health conditions that can lead veterans to need either of these opioids—particularly combat injuries during their service. And while hydrocodone...

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