Getting sober is a monumental first step, but what happens after rehab? One of the biggest fears going into addiction treatment is the prospect of facing life sober. Those fears aren’t entirely unfounded. According to statistics, 60 percent of relapses occur within the first six months of sobriety. Through a combination of therapy, peer support, and introspection,
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Why is a Drug Rehab Program the Best Option for My Son or Daughter?
If you suspect that your child has an opioid drug problem, don’t wait to find a quality drug rehab program. Deaths from opioid-related drugs spiked to record levels in 2014, increasing by 14% in just one year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A study of young, urban drug users conducted in
How to Find an Accredited Drug Rehab Program
How to Find an Accredited Drug Rehab Program Illicit drug use and abuse is on the rise in the United States. In recent decades, the statistics have gone up with each passing year. For example, the use of methamphetamine was up by 242,000 from 2010 to 2013. Statistics for other drugs looks similar. Obviously, the
Heroin Addiction in the Suburbs
Heroin Addiction in the Suburbs In the last decade, heroin addiction in the United States has hit an all-time high. According to the federal government, 4.2 million Americans aged 12 and above have used heroin. But where the source of this epidemic has focused has surprised citizens and addiction experts alike. Once more of
8 Questions to Ask Any Drug Rehab Center
8 Questions to Ask Any Drug Rehab Center If you or someone near to you has been struggling with addiction of any kind, it can be a struggle every day. Where do you turn? How do you fix this problem that seems to only get worse with each passing week and month? It all starts
How to Tell if My Son or Daughter is Struggling with Drug Addiction
How to Tell if My Son or Daughter is Struggling with Drug Addiction Today’s parents are under a great deal of pressure. Many are working more than one job just to keep the bills paid and food on the table. Raising children becomes even harder when you have to make the choice between working to
Six Reasons a Gender Responsive Addiction Treatment Program is Best
Six Reasons a Gender Responsive Addiction Treatment Program is Best State and local Governments and Non-Governmental Organizations alike are becoming increasingly aware of the ways that race, class, and gender affect social issues. Drug addiction, poverty, and crime are all intertwined with these factors. A gender-responsive treatment program takes these issues into account. Drug treatment
Will My Health Insurance Plan Cover Drug Rehab?
How Can I Know My Insurance Plan for Addiction Treatment Coverage? Drug and alcohol addiction can cause great physical and mental stress for the afflicted individual. There is also a significant amount of stress placed on the families and loved ones of the person suffering from addiction. But the problems don’t end there. When you
Find the Best Women’s Drug Rehab Program
Finding the best women’s drug rehab program can be crucial for some patients in their fight against addiction. These types of programs offer treatment specifically directed toward women (and including only women as patients). Since addiction is recognized as a mental disease, substance abuse is nearly always connected to other issues, such as trauma or
What is Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab?
What is Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab? If you don’t have any experience with inpatient drug and alcohol rehab, you’re probably at a loss as to what the experience is like. You may wonder if it’s something you need, or what to expect when you start. This uncertainty can cause a lot of anxiety about