Category Archives: Addiction Treatment Program

Change the Scenery, Change Your Life; Why Your Loved One Should Consider Drug Rehab That's in a New Place

Change the Scenery, Change Your Life; Why Your Loved One Should Consider Drug Rehab That’s in a New Place
Most people may not consider the location of traditional drug rehab centers. They search Google with a query like “drug rehab near me” and start from there. However, holistic drug rehab programs consider details that traditional centers may not, and there are some very important reasons why. The most effective drug rehab programs give patients the ability to change their environment ...
Recovery Is More than Detox, But It's a Necessary First Step

Recovery Is More than Detox, But It’s a Necessary First Step
Attending drug and alcohol detox treatment centers and overcoming the body’s dependence on the substance is the first step to beginning a life of recovery. However, it is only that: a first step. The psychological aspects of addiction may last for a long time after the substance is no longer in the body, and that ...
3 Reasons Evidence-Based Drug Rehabilitation Programs Work

3 Reasons Evidence-Based Drug Rehabilitation Programs Work
Evidence-based drug rehabilitation programs continue to gain attention. The primary goal of any drug rehabilitation program is abstinence – or at the very least, a significant drop in substance abuse – so relying on those treatments that have been shown to be successful because of the existing evidence helps ensure that this goal is met. 1. ...
It's a Health Issue - Can We Treat Addiction as a Disordered Behavior?

It’s a Health Issue – Can We Treat Addiction as a Disordered Behavior?
Drug rehab centers have often defined addiction as a disease and treated it as such. However, holistic drug rehab also recognizes addiction as a symptom in which the underlying causes have to be treated as well to assure long term sobriety. Often addiction exists in a patient in addition to another behavioral disorder. In such ...
Treating the Whole Person: The Role of Holistic Treatment in Dual Diagnosis Cases

Treating the Whole Person: The Role of Holistic Treatment in Dual Diagnosis Cases
Understanding and treating substance use disorder has resulted in a greater appreciation for implementing a holistic approach to dual diagnosis drug rehab. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, surveys have indicated that about half of those individuals who experience a substance use disorder also have a mental health disorder. The acknowledgment and treatment ...
Ohio-Based "Recovery Bill of Rights" to Help Establish Standards for Addiction Treatment

Ohio-Based “Recovery Bill of Rights” to Help Establish Standards for Addiction Treatment
The Bill of Rights, put into place through ratification in 1791, is a part of the United States Constitution. It includes 10 amendments, such as the right to a jury in a trial, the right against search and seizures without a warrant, and of course, freedom of speech. You probably didn’t see anything about aftercare ...