how to pay for rehab or addiction treatment

Without a doubt, one of the biggest hurdles to finding help for an alcohol or drug problem is how to pay for rehab or addiction treatment. Federal statistics bolster that: According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug use and Health, an estimated 21.7 million Americans — more than 8 percent of the population —…

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addiction treatment and rehab options available to you

If you’ve come to the conclusion that you have a drug and alcohol problem and have begun to explore addiction treatment and rehab options available to you, the future may seem hopeless. It’s an understandable feeling, especially if you’ve reached a point of desperation in which you’re looking up a drug and alcohol treatment facility…

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addiction and alcoholism treatment for veterans

In providing addiction and alcoholism treatment for veterans of the U.S. military, the staff members at Cornerstone of Recovery face a conundrum: How do you impart essential recovery wisdom that directly conflicts with military training and conditioning? One of the foundation stones of recovery is the concept of surrender: the willingness to stop fighting against…

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APEX therapy

APEX therapy may not provide direct answers when recovering addicts and alcoholics question their newly sober identities, but it can provide some clues. Once the drugs and alcohol are stripped away in addiction treatment, patients often face something of an existential crisis. “Who am I,” they wonder, “if I’m not an addict or an alcoholic?”…

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can drug and alcohol use in college lead to addiction?

Can drug and alcohol use in college lead to addiction? It’s a question that deserves some consideration. Summer is on the downswing, the semester starts soon and you’re preparing to embark on the next chapter of your life: college. Mom and dad are excited but nervous, and one of the last things they’ll tell you…

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We’re in the second half of summer, and across the country, college campuses are preparing to open their doors for an influx of new students. And as they ready themselves to send their teens off to get a higher education, many parents may be wondering how to talk to their college students about drugs and…

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Ten tips to avoid sabotaging your drug and alcohol treatment

You’ve recognized your problem. You’ve made a commitment to get help. You’re ready, then, for these ten tips to avoid sabotaging your drug and alcohol treatment while you’re in rehab. It’s important to remember that addiction treatment is about more than just showing up. While “addiction is defined as a disease by most medical associations,…

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