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What are my Addiction Treatment Options?

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What are my Addiction Treatment Options?

We are happy to know that you have reached this far in your journey to quit substance abuse. It is really a tough battle to fight when you are too addictive for something. A lot of willpower, support, and an accurate treatment program can further take you to the next level and soon, you will walk out sober from a facility.

Searching for the right treatment is utmost important. You need to consider many factors before you finally choose any program. There are a lot of addiction treatment programs that one can choose as per his/her requirement. You can either go for a detox before enrolling in a rehab or begin your recovery journey from a rehab itself.

Different treatment program suit individual needs and no single program can help two people to the same extent. Also, the process of your recovery is highly dependent upon the dedication and willingness you put into it. Here, let us discover the treatment options that you get for your addiction recovery:

Types of recovery treatment options:

Usually, addiction treatment programs are customized as per the unique needs of an individual addict. The effectiveness of the program can only be judged by the responsiveness of the addict. Here are some major drug addiction treatments:

Inpatient Rehab:

These are probably the most effective drug addiction programs. They are designed in a way that they address each and every aspect of the drug addiction of an individual. If you choose to enroll in an Inpatient Drug Addiction Treatment Program, you need to reside in the rehab facility. The facility will ensure that you are offered close medical monitoring and therapeutic support 24/7.

This option is suitable if you are suffering from chronic addiction and/or co-occurring disorders.

Out Patient Rehab:

These programs are same as inpatient rehabs when it comes to therapies and treatment options. These programs are designed to offer you inclusive treatment and therapies, aimed at catering your addiction. The only difference between inpatient & outpatient rehab is that you get the treatment at home when you opt for outpatient rehab option.

Drug & Alcohol Detox:

If you are deeply into drug & alcohol, detoxification will help you clean your entire system. Detox is helpful for mild to severe drug and alcohol addiction. The doctors might involve medicine assisted therapies to ensure that you do not suffer too much from the withdrawal symptoms.

Addiction treatment medications:

During the treatment or maybe post that, you will be prescribed some drugs by the doctor. The prime motive of drug prescription is to manage withdrawal symptoms, reducing or controlling cravings or treating any co-occurring disorders.

Sober Living Homes:

Sober living homes are highly efficient in bridging the gap between an inpatient program and your way to normal life. These homes help you reinforce all that you have learned in a rehab. In a sober living home, you can practice your healthy habits and get used to of your new life.

There are different drug treatment program for young adults that are assured to help in recovery. Choosing one is purely at the discretion of the addict and the medical practitioner. No matter, how much a treatment helps you come out clean, if you do not have enough willpower and strength to withstand the long period filled with hardships, the results would be not in your favor.

Nicki Jenns is an entrepreneur and world news expert, motivational speaker and author. She is passionate about the impact of health and family issues.

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The Importance Of Having A Good Profile: The Key To Success

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We have only 7 seconds to make a great first impression. They’re almost impossible to reverse or undo, and can lead to getting awarded or being ignored. Your profile is the first contact -maybe the only one- the employer will have with you. Why not make it count?

Many freelancers wonder why they’re not receiving projects while they are great freelancers. Well, believe it or not, your profile has a huge impact on your scores. That’s why you should take into account the following tips profile tips when freelancing on our platform.

1. Make sure to have a great profile picture

What’s the first thing we see when we open a profile? The photo. Your profile picture can give us an idea of who you are and how you work. Make sure to have a good quality professional picture. You can add a photo of yourself if you have a personal account, or a nice logo if you are an agency.

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2. Write a great description

When the employers are looking for a freelancer, they’d like to know who they’ll be working with. So once the your profile picture gets the approval of the client, your profile brief will turn to be under the spotlight. My advice: keep it short and sweet. Pay attention to grammar and spelling, and make sure to present yourself as who you really are. You can take advantage of this section to show your strengths!

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3. Share your work experience

Your work experience is also important. You should mention your skills and experience on the description, so make sure to add some items into your portfolio. Just like your profile picture, the items you show will give a visual impression of the quality of your work. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Make sure you’re giving the right message!

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4. Make sure to work hard and get great reviews!

They’ll take a look at the feedbacks you received. If you’re part of the Preferred Freelancer Program, I’m sure you have great reviews. Keep it up and give your employers an awesome experience.

5. Get certified

All the certifications you get will look great in your profile. They give an idea on how well you know the skills. Besides, the employers will be able to see it on your bids.

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6.  Get a Corporate Membership

You’ll be able to classify your portfolio. You could create sections by skills and let the employers focus on what they need.

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Debunking the myth of the price-conscious consumer

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In microeconomics, the Utility Maximization Problem is one that every consumer invariably asks herself when buying a commodity:

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Lamborghini’s EV initiatives seem to lack a spark

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It doesn’t look like Lamborghini will be joining the race for e-performance vehicles anytime soon.

Even as the Italian company announced plans to work with MIT in a collaboration to create “electric super sports cars of the future” with the unveiling of its Terzo Millennio concept car, without an exact EV Lambo production date, it’s unclear when the iconic brand will leave its gas-powered days in the dust.

A company spokesperson couldn’t confirm when a fully electric Terzo Millennio — or Third Millennium — vehicle would be for sale. “ Lamborghini’s Chief Technical Officer Maurizio Reggiani characterized the production outlook for the MIT initiative as “not something for tomorrow” but “really far away,” he told TechCrunch.

Meanwhile, Tesla started taking orders for its all-electric Roadster last month. Porsche plans to sell its Million-E electric car in 2019, a company spokesperson confirmed.

Ultimately, the ability of Lamborghini’s new EV initiative to keep up with competitors depends largely on the company’s ability to meet shifting consumer and regulatory demands, according to IHS Markit senior auto analyst Stephanie Brinley.

“Regulation, and making sure you understand the tech and are ready to adapt as necessary, is a really big part of this EV drive ― even for a supercar maker,” she told TechCrunch.

And for luxury performance makers, such as Ferrari and Lamborghini, “it’s also about having  a sense of what their buyers will accept, and won’t accept,” said Brinley of the jump to all electric.

In today’s transitional auto market, gauging consumer preferences is a tougher proposition: even for luxury brands who get to know their elite clientele (who can drop $200,000 on a car) pretty well.

“It really is about reading where supercar consumers will want to be and…preparing as much as possible to follow the market wherever it goes,” said Brinley of Lambo’s MIT EV initiative.

Lamborghini gave a sop to that market with the unveiling of its extremely hypothetical Terzo Millennio concept car. Despite the fanfare (and shocked headlines), there’s very little of the car that’s functional (or even actual).

The idea was to let a forward-looking development team run with the notion, giving chase to the MIT team. “Here we are showing a design and now I am asking the engineers and the students [at MIT] to develop the technology,” Terzo Millennio concept car designer Mitja Borkert told TechCrunch.

According to Lamborghini CTO Maurizio Reggiani, Lambo’s Third Millennium vehicle (for which, again, there are no immediate plans) will be all electric, have a body that doubles as a battery, and meet Lamborghini’s design and performance criteria.

A core part of the tech is the car’s conceptual power setup ― four electric motors, built into the wheels, doubling as brakes, and fueled by supercapacitors and energy storage devices built into the body.

Integrating supercapacitors into the shell would solve the weight, weight distribution and driving duration challenges that have hindered performance electric cars, Reggiani explained at an MIT media roundtable, earlier this year.

Another Third Millennium concept is development of a self-healing carbon-fiber body, to repair nicks and dents to the shell.

And finally, Lamborghini’s future supercars will incorporate AI technology, but won’t be self-driving. Models may include a “virtual cockpit” to allow drivers to simulate road and track conditions, but Lamborghini execs ruled out autonomous cars as a goal of the Terzo Millennio project.

“People don’t normally buy a sports cars to have it driven by a computer,” said Riccardo Parenti, the company’s head of Concept Development.

Still, Lamborghini was unable to clarify when this Terzo Millennio tech will materialize into an actual production car.

In the meantime, the company’s hybrid efforts could create a bridge to a full EV future. Lamborghini did confirm that a plug-in hybrid version of its new Urus SUV “is coming soon.” Lambo competitor Ferrari released its LaFerrari hybrid in 2016. Bugatti is also working on its first gas/electric car.

What could hasten Lamborghini’s move to full electric ― and perhaps leave Lambo disrupted as a preeminent supercar maker ― is competitors selling EVs with superior tech features and speed stats before them.

With 70 mph speed limits, for most buyers supercars are as much about capturing imaginations and performance bragging rights than actually hitting 200 mph on I-95.

 The reported stats for Lamborghini’s current top performing Huracán Performante are 0-60 in 2.4 seconds, with a top speed of 201 mph.

The same stats for Tesla’s new Roadster: 0-60 in 1.9 seconds and a top speed of 250 mph.

Lamborghini may need to bring its Terzo Millennio EV technology to market sooner than expected.

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