Starting Recovery With Detox [Guide]

woman thinking about going to detox for her drug and alcohol problem

Reading Time: 8 minutes Detox is often the first level of care in the recovery treatment process. During drug and alcohol detox, patients begin the process of abstinence from their substance choice. 

Is Drug Rehab Worth It?

woman looking at her computer trying to figure out if drug rehab is worth it

Reading Time: 7 minutes What is The Success Rate of Drug Rehab Programs? The goal of addiction treatment is to stop drug abuse and return to a functional and productive life. Successful recovery can look different for everybody. For some, it means holding a steady job or being able to take care of their family. It can also include […]

Ambulatory Drug Detox [What Happens]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Ambulatory Detox “A detox is your opportunity to give your body a break and allow your self-cleansing and self-healing processes to kick into gear.” – Laurentine ten Bosch  The ambulatory drug detox model offers patients the opportunity to receive their treatment that combines with their already familiar surroundings. In addition to the advanced treatment, the […]

How to Get Into Emergency Rehab [Definitive Guide]

Reading Time: 3 minutes Waiting weeks or months to enter substance abuse treatment can prove deadly for individuals trapped in out-of-control addictive cycles. As tolerance builds and drugs take an ever-increasing physical and mental toll, the likelihood of overdose or suicide continues rising during such delays. For these urgent cases, emergency rehab access offers a lifeline – securing much-needed […]

Stages of Alcoholism [Guide]

Stages of alcoholism

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Early Stage of Alcoholism To be classified as an alcoholic, you need to have symptoms associated with the early stage.  Though it is called an early stage, the risks here can still be damaging. One of the detriments in the early stage is that it can go unnoticed by you and the people around you.  […]

Dual Addiction: Meth in the Morning, Heroin at Night

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Dual Addiction of Meth and Heroin: Kim’s Story If it is hard to live with one addiction, and it is even worse when you have dual addiction to substances. Kim, 47, started just like many people who abuse drugs. She used to try to fix a problem. According to her, it all started around […]

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

Reading Time: 4 minutes Abuse at Home Can Lead to Suicide Teens who are abused at home often feel like they have no way out. They feel like they have to deal with the abuse that they are being given or take their own lives in order for the abuse to stop. It’s important to take the time to […]

Beginning the Journey: Detox vs. Cold Turkey

Reading Time: 4 minutes Addicted Brain: The Need to Stay in Active Addiction Many people wonder how people can make the conscious choice to take a drug even though they are aware of the dangers involved. The answer is simple: your brain. Your body is made up of chemicals and so are drugs. When you ingest drugs into your system, […]