medical detox

The Importance of Medical Detox

Drugs or alcohol can play a bigger role in our lives than we’d care to admit. Once that role becomes too big – it’s time to quit. Deciding to get sober is an important step in an addict’s life but the next few choices after that decision present literal life
detox facility

Why Most People Need More Than Just Detox

The decision can happen in an instant or over years, but if you’ve decided to finally leave drugs or alcohol behind – it’s time to seek professional treatment. Professional treatment including detox comes with medical professionals and addiction experts that want to keep you healthy, safe, and comfortable over the
Overdose rate

Cocaine Laced with Fentanyl Worrying Health Officials in Northeast Ohio

Ohio trails only West Virginia in opioid-related overdoses per capita making the opioid crisis in the Buckeye State a serious concern. Both Ohio and federal public safety and health officials have been implementing new policies to curb the epidemic with some success but a mix of cocaine and fentanyl popping
adderall abuse signs and symptoms

Dangers of Adderall Abuse

Adderall is one of the most commonly abused substances. Although Adderall abuse may not result in dozens of overdose deaths, it’s undoubtedly dangerous. Long-term drug abuse of any kind may lead to risky behaviors, adverse health effects, and addiction. Adderall may be one of the most popular prescription drugs in
Long-Term Rehab

What to do When You Leave Inpatient Treatment

  If you have decided to go to inpatient treatment you are making a huge step in your life. Inpatient treatment uses clinically-researched counseling and therapy to help you stay off drugs or alcohol for good. Inpatient treatment is a great step in recovery but those who have just left
Drug Intervention

What is Narcotics Anonymous?

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is arguably the world’s most popular alcoholism treatment establishment but not everyone is addicted to alcohol. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) was founded to help other people overcome their non-alcoholic drug addictions using the same 12 steps and guiding principles as AA. Getting clean is scary but getting out
Opioid Crisis Drug Court

Ohio Governor Wants 30 New Drug Courts to Combat Opioid Crisis

Governor Mike DeWine recently released his proposed budget for Ohio which includes asking for $7.5 million over two years to create 30 new drug courts in the Buckeye State. The proposal is Ohio’s latest in a series of moves to combat the opioid epidemic in a state that has seen

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