Rehabilitation

Not What the Doctor Ordered: 8 Common Prescription Drugs That Can Be Addictive

Not What the Doctor Ordered: 8 Common Prescription Drugs That Can Be Addictive

Each year, more than 15 million American citizens are abusing prescription drugs. Often addiction and substance abuse are perceived as hard street, illicit drugs such as cocaine and heroin. Yet, realistically, prescription drugs get abused much more than illicit substances. And millions of people in the U.S. are now dealing with addiction to a medication […]

Inpatient vs Outpatient Rehab: Which One Is Best?

Inpatient vs Outpatient Rehab: Which One Is Best?

Millions are facing the difficulties of substance abuse in American. This fact is brought to light even more with the opioid epidemic. Addiction hurts individuals across all income brackets and racial groups. Whether you or a member of your family is seeking out help, you’ll need to make a choice regarding the best options for […]

Making the Choice: 8 Questions to Ask Before You Go to Rehab

Making the Choice: 8 Questions to Ask Before You Go to Rehab

In the U.S., drug-related overdoses are at the top cause of accidental deaths, resulting in 44,000 deaths a year. That’s an incomprehensible number of people, isn’t it? It’s clear that some sort of solution is needed. For people who are dealing with substance abuse issues, going to drug rehab is the best and first choice. […]

In Addiction Treatment, What is Considered A Long-Term Treatment Center?

In Addiction Treatment, What is Considered A Long-Term Treatment Center?

Treating addiction is not something that can be achieved overnight, and facilities that claim to assist patients to recover in a couple of days from either a drug or alcohol dependency problem are certainly too good to be real. Statistics indicate that long-term treatment is easier for clients who seek lifelong sobriety and want to […]

Do Detox Treatment Centers Also Have Long-Term Treatment Options?

Do Detox Treatment Centers Also Have Long-Term Treatment Options?

Addiction is a disorder that needs adequate care and efficient therapy to tackle it. Statistically, when getting help in a long-term rehabilitation program at detox treatment facilities, patients are more inclined to recover successfully. Several of these programs start with an initial period of detox in order to remove the drug’s impact on a persons’ […]

How Residential Drug Treatment Programs Give Back to the Community

How Residential Drug Treatment Programs Give Back to the Community

According to the University of Pennsylvania Health System, addictions cost corporations $93 billion a year in lower productivity and insurance premiums. Beyond the economic costs, alcohol and drugs play a role in 52% of car accident fatalities. While the cost of residential drug treatment programs is paid by families and addicted individuals, the cost of the […]

Steps You Can Take For a Loved One to Get Help With Addiction

The goal of anyone wanting to enter addiction treatment is long-lasting recovery. Recovery, though, consists of several steps The steps can be taken by each person in their own time and by different means. No matter how someone seeks help for addiction, every step towards recovery is a step in the right direction, away from substance abuse. […]

My child has a drinking problem – what do I do?

My child has a drinking problem – what do I do?

In a survey done by the National Institute on Drug Abuse in 2014, the attitudes among student in 8, 10 and 12th grade were measured. In the last 20 years, there’s been a steady decrease in the use of illegal drugs among young adults and adolescents. While there was no increase in the use of […]