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How to Find a Substance Abuse Treatment Program to Meet Your Needs

April 23, 2019|Substance Abuse, Treatment|

Deciding to enter an addiction treatment program is a huge step in your recovery. But beginning the process includes researching and finding a treatment program. If you've begun this process, you already know how overwhelming it can be with the number of available treatment centers in the US. Hopefully, to help minimize any stress you may feel, we've narrowed down a few things to keep in consideration – such as location, levels of care and accreditation – to help you find an effective program for drug or alcohol addiction. Not only will the best program provide you the best treatment, [...]

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Transitioning Back into Work After Outpatient Rehab

December 13, 2018|Substance Abuse|

Returning to work after outpatient rehab for drug or alcohol addiction can give you mixed feelings. On the one hand, a job can provide the financial and emotional stability that may help you along your road to recovery. Re-entering work life can make you feel productive, fulfilled, and comfortable. However, it can also be a difficult and awkward experience. You may be worried about gossip, work performance expectations, substance use triggers, and job security. Here are a few things to keep in mind to make the transition back into work more comfortable. Be Prepared for Questions If your co-workers knew [...]

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Starting the Conversation About Rehab for Addiction

April 5, 2018|Substance Abuse, Treatment|

Many often subscribe to the idea that there are certain things you just don’t talk about. A friend’s personal problems might be one of them. Like most, you might assume that if your friend wants help, he or she will ask for it. Unfortunately – statistically – conversations where that friend actually reaches out for help are unlikely to happen. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health reports as many as 95 percent of those who need specialty treatment for addiction don’t believe they need it. What this means is if you believe a friend is struggling with an [...]