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What Are the Differences Between Opioids and Opiates?

The abuse of opioids and opiates is one of the most significant challenges facing healthcare systems. While these drugs have some differences, most people do not know this and tend to mix their names. These substances are addictive and can cause serious health issues if used for an extended period. However, seeking treatment for opioid…

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Should I Participate in Individual Therapy?

Individual therapy is a treatment that provides access to the support needed when dealing with problems. It is particularly useful in treating addiction and mental health issues like anxiety. Besides, it can help deal with anger issues and family conflicts caused by these problems. It’s critical to understand the importance of individual therapy and what…

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What is the Difference Between Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Programs?

When you read about the addiction treatment levels of care, you may notice that there is both outpatient and intensive outpatient. You might wonder: what is the difference between the two? Both outpatient and intensive outpatient programs are part-time, meaning you live at home or in sober living while receiving treatment, rather than in the…