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Nov 27

How to Choose a Drug Rehab Center Near You

Stop Drugs

Getting into the habit of drug addiction is no laughing matter, as it could end up being a matter of life or death. With the latter being more often than not, the sad conclusion if nothing is done about it, it’s time to invoke change. We need to recognize local killers like heroin addiction and […]

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Sep 20

Local Recovery Story: Vanessa D.

My relationship with alcohol has always been a bit tumultuous. I can admit that I had some fun in my early days. The appeal, for me, was suddenly feeling confident and pretty, laughing a little harder with friends and finally feeling like I fit in; but I never drank like other people did. In retrospect, […]

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Sep 20

Charlie Schrauth: Changing My Life From Rock Bottom

Charlie Schrauth is one of our lead clinical providers here at SALS Recovery & Housing. He was born to a small farming community in Wisconsin on September 19th, 1953. Recently celebrating his birthday, he remembers his long journey of addiction and his recovery. As he began to grow up he realized that alcohol and cigarettes were […]

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Jun 21

Opioids: An Epidemic


There doesn’t seem to be an end in sight for the opioid epidemic. “The opioid problem has yet to peak as overdose deaths remain at all-time highs and the number of addicts needing treatment continues to grow,” said Peter Brunzelle, director of SALS Recovery Center, in a recent interview. Opioids, according to the National Institute […]

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Apr 03

Understanding the Crystal Meth Epidemic

Understand the side effects of crystal meth

Crystal meth is short for crystal methamphetamine, and this stimulant has already reached epidemic proportions in many places. After all, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime roughly estimated the world has hit a whopping 500 metric tons annually in terms of amphetamine-type stimulant production, resulting in 24.7 million abusers globally. To get a […]

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Mar 20

A Story of Local Recovery, Simone G.

Simone Milwaukee Local Beats Addiction

Disclaimer: The following article contains some mature language and content.    I had many goals in my life that I wanted to achieve and had a strong certainty of what I wanted my world to look like.  I was certain, without a shadow of a doubt, that my future would be very different than that […]

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Feb 23

The Senator’s Panel

 The Opioid Problem Opioid overdose deaths within Waukesha County, our county, have more than doubled within the past five years — from 144 in 2012 to the 290 confirmed cases in 2016. Opioid overdose deaths in Milwaukee County 2012 — 144 2013 — 181 2014 — 220 2015 — 231 2016 — 290 (tentative) Source: […]

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Feb 02

What are the Symptoms of Drug Addiction?

What are the symptoms of adidiction

Drug addiction is a very real issue in society these days. More often than not, it begins in a social setting where one takes drugs just “for fun”. This can easily spiral into an addiction issue over the course of time. Certain drugs do come with a higher risk of developing dependency on it, while […]

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Jan 03

Exploring Alcoholism Treatment in Waukesha, WI

Exploring Waukesha Alcohol Treatment

Alcohol addiction is a condition that can be heartbreaking not only for one experiencing it, but also for the supporting family. SALS Recovery understands that guests go through difficult and challenging times in their journey to recovery. This is why we are able to offer the right kind of encouraging support, a holistic experience, and […]

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