Frequently Asked Questions
We developed this frequently asked question section as a quick reference. Many of the questions related to addiction, treatment and recovery can be found here.
This section will provide the reader with basic information on what causes addiction, why addicts use, increased risk of infection, difference in addiction on the genders and more.
Just as the topics of addiction and treatment can create questions for people, so does the concept of recovery. For those who are new to recovery or new to treatment, this series of questions explores a variety of areas that are connected to recovery, the phase after treatment and the overriding concept of living an abstinent life.
There are differences between treatment programs, treatment professionals, receiving treatment locally or out of state, specialty addiction treatment programs, and differences between detox and addiction treatment. The questions here answer the most frequently asked questions about treatment.