Tag Archives: Treatment

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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Opiate Addiction: The Ins and Outs of Medical-Aided Recovery

Picture of Naloxone Nasal Spray bottle that helps in medical-aided recovery Contributor: Staff of 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 medical-aided recovery. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) strongly supports the use of medication [...]
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Can a Weight-Loss Drug be Used to Combat Drug Addiction?

doctor with woman patient using weight-loss drug Contributed by:  Staff of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center There is no silver bullet to treat addiction. If there were, the United States wouldn’t be experiencing opioid deaths at epidemic-level proportions, with heroin and prescription opioids causing more than 33,000 deaths in 2015 alone [1]. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have identified this as [...]
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Insurance Companies and Addiction Treatment Coverage

Health insurance coverage for addiction treatment As per the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, over 21 million Americans struggled with a substance use disorder last year. Yet, less than 2.5 million received treatment at a rehabilitation facility and of those who needed treatment a quarter did not receive it because they lacked health insurance coverage.[1] Fortunately, under the new [...]
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