Tag Archives: Treatment

Neurofeedback Therapy and Its Benefits in Addiction Treatment

Man walking a trail in the mountains Most individuals struggling with substance abuse disorders are also dealing with underlying issues, such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, and trauma. Such co-occurring disorders are often responsible for relapses in patients or force clients to leave treatment incomplete. Hence, while patients are receiving treatment for addiction, their underlying conditions need to be addressed simultaneously. This is [...]
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Will Going to Alcohol Treatment Affect my Career?

Man painting for his career Life of an addict is at times dual in nature. On the one hand, the individual has a functioning family life and career with social and moral obligations. Then there is the dark side where that same individual loses himself to alcohol. Maybe the stress of work was too much, or life pressures were becoming [...]
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Things to Know Before Going to Out-of-State Alcohol Rehabs

Leaving for out-of-state Alcohol Rehabs Numerous elements play a pivotal role in deciding what addiction rehabilitation program to enter. Details such as insurance, costs, accessibility from work or school, and social support take up so much of the patient’s attention that sometimes location does not seem to enter their decision-making process. However, the decision between staying near home and leaving [...]
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Will My Treatment Center Have a Detox Program?

Woman struggling with depression Contrary to popular belief, the journey to recovery does not begin at a drug treatment center: it starts at the medical detox facility. Recent times have seen most inpatient treatment centers to hold a detoxification period almost a prerequisite for potential clients who wish to enter treatment. This means that the patient must be entirely [...]
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Opiate Addiction: The Ins and Outs of Medical-Aided Recovery

Woman seeking medical-aided recovery for opiate addiction Contributor: Roseann Rook, CADC Clinical Addictions Specialist Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Opiate addiction is very difficult to break, which is why many outpatient and even inpatient efforts often fail. Medical research indicates that many of those with addiction benefit from some form of medication to achieve recovery. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) [...]
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