The Process of Alcohol Rehab: A Guide Through Addiction Treatment
November 29, 2016

The Process of Alcohol Rehab: A Guide Through Addiction Treatment Going into alcohol rehab is not a “one and done” process. Recovery is a lifelong pursuit that requires dedication and commitment to a better life through sobriety. In the beginning, you’ll focus on detox and rehab. However, when you go into aftercare or independent recovery…

The Difference Between Long Term Treatment Centers and Outpatient Programs
November 22, 2016

The Difference Between Long Term Treatment Centers and Outpatient Programs When you’re looking at rehab options to start recovery from drug or alcohol abuse, you’ll likely wonder what most other patients do. What’s the difference between long term treatment centers and outpatient programs? Which program will serve you best, as you work for lasting recovery?…

How to Approach a Loved One Struggling with Chemical Dependency
November 15, 2016

How to Approach a Loved One Struggling with Chemical Dependency For many, there’s nothing worse than watching a loved one struggling with chemical dependency. You may want to help them, but not know the best approach. This is particularly true when addiction is clearly “off limits” every time you try to talk to them about…

Does a Substance Abuse Assessment Always Result in a Need for Addiction Treatment?
November 8, 2016

Does a Substance Abuse Assessment Always Result in a Need for Addiction Treatment? There’s a shroud of mystery that seems to cover a substance abuse assessment, for many patients looking to get into rehab for addiction treatment. The term “assessment” seems to worry many, making this conversational test sound like a college exam. However, this…

Did You Know Your Health Insurance Can Cover Rehab For Heroin Abuse?
November 1, 2016

Did You Know Your Health Insurance Can Cover Rehab For Heroin Abuse? Many patients are unaware that health insurance can cover rehab for heroin abuse, just as it covers other health conditions. This type of coverage is relatively new to policyholders, as a result of recent changes in the health insurance industry. Fortunately, if you…

The Steps to Take When You’re Seeking Help with Addiction
October 31, 2016

The Steps to Take When You’re Seeking Help with Addiction Acknowledging an addiction can be challenging, even for those who know in the back of their minds that they need help. Taking the first steps in seeking help with addiction can make it easier to begin treatment, make progress and achieve a healthier life. Understanding…

Steps to Take to Find the Best Drug Rehab Centers in Florida
October 24, 2016

Steps to Take to Find the Best Drug Rehab Centers in Florida An important part of the recovery journey is finding the right drug rehab center. For Florida residents, or for those who want to recover in a warm and scenic place, the first step is finding the best drug rehab centers in Florida. Let these…

How to Stop Drinking: Taking a First Step Toward Long-Term Sobriety
October 17, 2016

How to Stop Drinking: Taking a First Step Toward Long-Term Sobriety Alcoholism is a serious illness that’s difficult to overcome. Knowing how to stop drinking isn’t always obvious, and it’s not as simple as just deciding to stop. Learn how to stop drinking once and for all, and discover the first steps to take when…

How the Detox from Alcohol Process Works
October 10, 2016

How the Detox from Alcohol Process Works Beginning the journey to sobriety means ceasing all alcohol consumption and going through what’s known as a detox. This is an important step on the road to recovery. Without a detox from alcohol, patients won’t be physically, emotionally or mentally ready to make the most of rehab. Learn…

A Typical Day for Patients at Drug Recovery Centers
October 3, 2016

A Typical Day for Patients at Drug Recovery Centers Many prospective patients eager to begin their journey to sobriety worry about what drug rehab will be like. While drug recovery centers can vary, they usually revolve around structure. This helps patients develop new and healthier routines for life. By taking a look at a typical…