What to Expect in our Relapse Prevention Program

Imagine this scenario: You have just gotten out of a residential treatment program, haven’t had any drugs or alcohol in several weeks, and you’re feeling fantastic. No drugs or alcohol for you ever again, you’re cured! That’s how treatment programs work, right? One of the biggest misconceptions about drug or
suboxone maintenance

What is an Outpatient Rehab Program?

According to the National Institute of Health, approximately one in ten Americans has a substance abuse issue during their lifetime. The good news is that there are dozens of reputable treatment programs around the country, but the bad news is an estimated three out of four addicts don’t seek the
foster care

Opioid Crisis Causing Ohio Foster Care Numbers to Rise

The national opioid crisis affects more than the addicts – it affects their children too. Hundreds of Ohio families have felt the sting of opioid addiction and that same sting is now being felt on Ohio’s foster care system. The Buckeye State was among five states with foster care increases
alcohol rehab

What to Look for in a Quality Alcohol Rehab

Changes in healthcare, insurance, and social stigma have allowed more alcoholics than ever before to get the help they need. With more alcoholics coming out of the woodwork for treatment, more alcohol rehab and treatment facilities have opened across the country. This is good and bad news for alcoholics. More
addiction therapy

Proposed Ohio State Rules on Opioid Treatment Facing Debate

In a state that sees the second-most opioid deaths per capita – how do you make a dent? There have been numerous programs and rules floated around Ohio over the last couple years and while several new strategies have been successfully implemented, there’s still plenty of debate on the best
holistic therapy

What to Expect in Holistic Therapy

Struggles with mental health have long been stigmatized but every new year brings progress that allows sufferers to get the treatment they deserve. Mental health’s emergence from the shadows has allowed several new therapies to pop up in the country – including holistic therapy. Holistic therapy is new to the
Medical Marijuana

Can Medical Marijuana Help Ohio’s Opioid Crisis?

It’s difficult to meet someone who hasn’t been affected by the ongoing opioid crisis. Thousands of husbands, daughters, and friends have fallen victim to opioids’ addiction and power leaving public health and law enforcement officials scrambling to find answers. But what about fighting drug use with drug use? That’s what
crack addiction

Signs Of A Crack Addiction

Most people don’t think they will ever struggle with addiction, especially not a crack addiction. Addiction, in general, isn’t really at the top of people’s “When I grow up I want to be a…” list, however, over the last few decades, addiction rates have been continuing to rise, and stimulant
felony

Ohio Drug Court Cuts New Felonies in Half

Ohio may be one of the hardest hit states in the ongoing opioid epidemic but local officials and court systems are doing their best to turn those numbers around. Now one local Ohio drug court may have become an example for the rest of the country in battling crimes associated
Overdose rates in Ohio

Ohio’s Overdose Death Rates Still 2nd In The Country

The Buckeye State has been one of the hardest hit areas of the nationwide opioid crisis. Despite early 2018 numbers showing a decrease in overall opioid-related deaths Ohio still ranked second in opioid deaths per capita in 2017 according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.) The