Dangers of Detoxing at Home

Dangers of Detoxing at Home

Substance use disorder is a highly complex and challenging disease. While outsiders may have trouble understanding why addicts and alcoholics simply can’t stop using, addicts and alcoholics know that it is far easier said than done. This is especially true for those who have ended up physically and/or psychologically dependent
inpatient vs. outpatient rehab

Inpatient vs. Outpatient Rehab

Inpatient Rehab Inpatient rehab is the top tier of addiction treatment because it offers the most intensive approach to recovery. It has remained a highly-sought after form of care for those who are ready to stop abusing drugs and alcohol and begin living healthy, substance-free lives. There are hundreds of
enabling behavior,

How to Identify Enabling Behavior

Watching a loved one suffer from the disease of addiction can drum up several emotions ranging from deep sadness and fear to resentment and red hot anger. There is no way to walk away from the wreckage of an addiction unscathed, even if you are not the one who is
Adventure Therapy

What is Adventure Therapy?

The foundation of addiction treatment is rooted in therapy. Those who seek help through a professional treatment center will have an individualized treatment plan developed for them that will consist of several different types of therapies. Therapies, such as individual psychotherapy, group counseling, and behavioral therapy, are usually included in
telehealth addiction treatment

Benefits of Telehealth in Addiction Treatment

Healthcare professionals have been faced with the challenge of continuing to provide quality care to their patients in the midst of a deadly, widespread pandemic. Going to the doctor’s office, a therapy session, or even to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription can potentially expose people to COVID-19. Therefore,
Insurance Coverage for Addiction Treatment

Insurance Coverage for Addiction Treatment

Everybody, regardless of their gender, race, sexual identity, etc., should be able to reach out for help when they are faced with a physical or mental health problem. In the United States, healthcare and how it works is hotly contested on a regular basis. Even bringing up the topic of
COVID-19

How Treatment Centers Are Adapting To The COVID-19 Pandemic

With the rising concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic and spread of the coronavirus, it’s no surprise that unprecedented precautions are being implemented at rehab facilities across the country. Not only are many people stressed over the looming outbreak, but many individuals in the addiction recovery community are having to care
addiction intervention

Signs Someone Needs an Addiction Intervention

In the midst of a year that will be documented in history books to come, problems other than those that are discussed on national news channels are still occurring in the country. The United States is still experiencing an addiction crisis that has been many years in the making. In
equine therapy for drug addiction

Benefits of Equine Therapy for Drug Addiction

Equine therapy, which is also known as equine-assisted therapy (EAP), involves the use of horses in therapy sessions. This non-conventional therapeutic approach was first introduced in the 1940’s as a method of treating the physical impacts of polio, however the use of horses in therapy can be dated as far
drug rehab aftercare

Drug Rehab Aftercare Programs

Approximately 23 million people have a substance use disorder in the United States, but sadly less than a quarter of those individuals obtain professional treatment. Addiction is a disease that is extremely difficult to treat independently. Making a full recovery from active addiction often takes several elements, such as detoxification,