What are Partial Hospitalization Programs?

Partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) are a level of care in addiction treatment. These programs offer more intensive treatment than regular outpatient programs, but unlike with residential treatment, you don’t live at the facility while receiving care. PHPs are typically several hours, three to five days a week. They are great for those who may need…

Jada Pinkett Smith’s Show Red Table Talk Helps Break Stigma About Addiction and Mental Health

Jada Pinkett Smith’s show Red Table Talk—which she hosts along with her mom Adrienne Banfield-Norris and daughter Willow Smith—continually works to destigmatize mental health and addiction. Pinkett Smith and Banfield-Norris are both in recovery themselves and have been candid about their struggles. Red Table Talk looks at complicated topics in a nuanced way that we…

is there a difference between alcoholics anonymous and al-anon?

Is There a Difference Between Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon?

Millions of Americans struggle with alcohol dependence, so many resources are needed to help them achieve and maintain long-term recovery. After completing an alcohol addiction treatment program, support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Al-Anon can provide ongoing help for those in recovery and their families. The distinction between Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon might not…

Amatus Health’s Avi Burstein featured in Authority Magazine

Amatus Health’s Avi Burstein was featured in Authority Magazine.  He sat down with them for their “Heroes of the Addiction Crisis” series.  Burstein is a licensed clinical professional counselor in Maryland and the VP of Clinical Services. He talks about how he wants to make a difference when it comes to addiction.  “I wish someone…

Amatus Health’s Avi Burstein featured in Thrive Global

Amatus Health’s Avi Burstein was featured in an article by Thrive Global, as part of a series about “Heroes of the Addiction Crisis.”  Burstein is a licensed clinical professional counselor in Maryland and the VP of Clinical Services. He talks about how he wants to make a difference when it comes to addiction. “I wish…