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How to Enjoy a Safe and Sober 4th of July

The 4th of July is an important holiday in the United States. Summer has arrived, so people are ready to get together with friends and family to celebrate. Unfortunately, the 4th is also consistently one of the deadliest days of the year because of alcohol-fueled accidents, automotive and otherwise. Of all the drinking holidays, Independence…

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Helping Your Loved One Begin Heroin Addiction Treatment

Someone you love is addicted to heroin. You know that the option with the best outcomes for this person is enrolling in a quality heroin addiction treatment center program. In such a program, your loved one’s well-being, health, and burgeoning recovery will be in safe hands. How can you help? First, you need to understand…

man in need of an alcohol rehab center

5 Signs You Need an Alcohol Rehab Center

Nearly twenty million Americans are addicted to alcohol. This addiction disrupts lives, including those suffering from addiction and their families and other loved ones. If left untreated, alcoholism impedes daily functioning, affects long-term health, compromises relationships, and can negatively impact employment and finances. If you are struggling with alcohol use disorder, professional rehab is your…

Recent Review Measures How Many People Receive Medication-Assisted Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

The 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) was the first nationally representative survey to ask respondents who received treatment for alcohol addiction if medications were part of their care. A new review in JAMA Psychiatry used data from this survey to understand how many Americans receive medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for alcohol use…

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How Can an Outpatient Rehab Program Help Me?

If you are searching for answers about addiction treatment and would like help with your substance use disorder, congratulations on taking this important step toward wellness. As overwhelming as all the information about rehab options can be, the fact that there are so many options is also something to be grateful for. A common question,…