Drug Rehab

8 07, 2018

How to Safely Detox from Drugs or Alcohol at Home

2018-11-29T16:33:33+00:00July 8th, 2018|2 Comments

How to Safely Detox from Drugs or Alcohol at Home Home detox from drugs or alcohol can be an appealing option for addicts who don’t want to commit the time and money to an actual rehab treatment plan. However, detoxing from nearly any drug without professional help certainly isn’t going to be a picnic. Physical withdrawals [...]

3 11, 2017

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention: Does It Work for Addicts?

2017-11-09T04:33:18+00:00November 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Even after seeking addiction treatment, 40% to 60% of patients are likely to relapse. Surprisingly, relapse is often viewed as a natural part of the recovery process. Learning how to free yourself from the grasps of addiction indefinitely takes time. Often times, drug or alcohol abuse is built on a foundation of stress. Once stressors re-appear, many patients resort [...]

22 07, 2017

Help for Drug Addiction: Steps to Take for WA State Residents

2017-06-28T15:42:32+00:00July 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Substance abuse is continually skyrocketing across the entire country. Due in part to the current boom in opioid abuse which has reached epidemic proportions, it seems that drug abuse is only trending upwards. And the state of Washington is no exception either. That’s why it’s more important than ever that you equip yourself with the knowledge to understand addiction, recognize [...]

17 05, 2017

Why You Might Want to Think Twice before Going to Free Detox or Rehab Centers in Washington State

2017-05-09T04:42:13+00:00May 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Free Addiction Treatment in Washington State – A Blessing for Some Free addiction treatment for drugs and alcohol in Washington State have become available for all. This is largely thanks to the Affordable Care Act, which makes it possible for anyone to recover from drug and alcohol abuse. The medical industry realized that addiction treatment saves the high costs of [...]

15 05, 2017

Tips to Making the Most of a 30-Day Stay in Rehab

2017-05-09T04:37:07+00:00May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Residential rehab, also known as inpatient rehab, is one of the most common ways to start the process of addiction recovery. Since the beginning of the addiction recovery process is the most difficult part of the process, it stands to reason that it is also the part of the process that requires the most support. Residential rehab treatment is all [...]

7 05, 2017

What Is Aftercare and Why Is It Important When It Comes to Addiction Recovery?

2017-05-03T17:42:49+00:00May 7th, 2017|0 Comments

What Happens in Aftercare Upon Completing a Rehab Program? Once discharged from rehabilitation, there is a certain amount of care that needs to take place to ensure success. Aftercare provides you with the tools you need to continue sobriety during the stressful transition to the “real world.” Many aftercare programs are 12 step programs, but like rehab programs - no [...]

5 05, 2017

The Importance of Evidence Based Addiction Treatment

2017-05-03T17:35:08+00:00May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

What is Evidence Based Treatment for Drug & Alcohol Addiction? The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) separates evidence based therapies (EBT) into two areas: pharmacotherapies and behavioral therapy. Pharmacotherapies are drug therapies. Depending on the addiction - opioid, alcohol or tobacco - the treatment will be different. Behavioral therapy, however, is more universal. According to NIDA, “Behavioral approaches help [...]

31 12, 2016

How the Affordable Care Act Impacts Addiction Treatment

2017-04-13T18:02:03+00:00December 31st, 2016|0 Comments

“There is no illness that will be more favorably affected [by the Affordable Care Act] than substance abuse. This is the beginning of substance abuse disorders being part of mainstream health care.” ~A. Thomas McLellan, Director of the Treatment Research Institute in Philadelphia, and former US Deputy Drug Czar According to the US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, 1 out [...]