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What Is Rehab Really Like? Here’s What to Expect at an Inpatient Treatment Center

For many who suffer from addiction, entering rehab can be a daunting experience. Recovery not only takes the courage to admit a problem, but a willingness to trust in the help of others. If you’ve considered rehab but don’t quite know what to expect, this guide will help you understand what it’s like at an … Continued

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Outpatient Treatment for Addiction: What to Expect

For many people, starting addiction treatment is more complicated than deciding to stop using. Despite a strong desire to rebuild a healthy life, taking that first step can feel overwhelming. You may have work or family obligations. You might worry about inadequate insurance coverage. Even if you’re ready to get help, you might not be … Continued

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Guide to Anti-Anxiety Medications

This list of anti-anxiety meds includes those most commonly prescribed, as well as experimental treatments. Below, we’ll look at the benefits, potential risks, and alternatives to medication.  Benzodiazepines Benzodiazepines, also known as “benzos,” treat anxiety disorders, seizures, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal symptoms. The most commonly prescribed benzos are Xanax and Valium. Around 12.5% of the … Continued

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Can I Afford Addiction Treatment?

Have questions about paying for addiction treatment? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. Many treatment centers accept insurance, but this isn’t the only option Flexible options, like Intensive Outpatient Programs, can help Recognizing the overall cost of addiction can also put the cost of treatment in perspective If you suffer from … Continued

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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Expert Interview with Dr. Andrew Mendonsa

Dr. Mendonsa Shares How Reframing Your Thoughts Can Help You Reclaim Your Life. If you or a loved one has ever struggled with substance abuse, you’ve probably learned that overcoming physical addiction is only part of the recovery journey. Learning to cope with stress, negative thoughts, and the urge to use drugs or alcohol is … Continued

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Subacute Rehab Is Less Intensive but Highly Effective

For individuals recovering from an addiction, there is a distinction to be made between subacute rehab and acute rehab. A sub acute rehab facility, sometimes called a skilled nursing facility, is less intensive but highly effective. Patients in subacute are required to receive only several hours of daily therapy. They can expect excellent support for … Continued

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What You Should Expect from a Comprehensive Alcohol Detox

Millions of people in the country currently have some type of alcohol abuse disorder. As of 2014, almost 87 percent of people ages 18 or older had an alcohol problem at some point in their life. However, the fact remains that only a fraction of those people will ever seek help for their abuse or … Continued

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The Nuances of a Natural Detox

There are few things in life that are more difficult and challenging to overcome than a drug addiction. This applies to alcohol as well. Withdrawal symptoms can cause dangerous complications if not supervised in a safe, clinical setting. Withdrawal requires a certain amount of inner strength. It also requires the supervision of trained clinicians who … Continued

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Why Dual Diagnosis Residential Treatment Matters

Acknowledging a problem with addiction is one of the first, miraculous, steps that a person can take. Once someone chooses rehab, a thorough intake process takes shape to promote long-time recovery. Treatment begins with a thorough health screening that includes identifying co-occurring mental health issues, which are also sometimes called dual diagnosis. Here’s why dual … Continued

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