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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non-narcotic pain management at Cornerstone of Recovery

Now, perhaps more than ever before, there’s a need for non-narcotic pain management within the framework of addiction treatment. Consider a recent staggering revelation: Over the course of 2006 to 2012, pharmaceutical companies flooded America with 76 billion opioid pills [1], enough to supply every man, woman and child in the country with 36 pills…

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do I really need an inpatient drug and alcohol rehab program?

If you’re reading this wondering, “Do I really need an inpatient drug and alcohol rehab program,” it’s worth noting: Those who don’t, don’t spend their time reading blog posts by a drug and alcohol treatment center. No judgment. In fact, we’re glad you’re asking that question, and we’re glad you’ve found yourself here, because all…

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10 tips to get the most out of a 30-day drug rehab program

If you’re looking for 10 tips to get the most out of a 30-day drug rehab program, we’ve got them. Because let’s face it: We live in a world that demands instant gratification. We want what we want, and we want it now. Hungry? Step aside, fast food; delivery services will now bring a Big…

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does insurance help pay for long-term addiction treatment

Does insurance help pay for long-term addiction treatment? No doubt, that’s a question many potential patients of Cornerstone of Recovery have. After all, financial obstacles are one of the biggest impediments toward alcoholics and addicts getting the help that they need. Consider the numbers: According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health…

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what does long-term addiction treatment entail?

What does long-term addiction treatment entail? If you have no frame of reference, but you suffer from addiction or alcoholism, you might think it’s similar to a jail sentence. It’s understandable; despite great strides that have been made in the past couple of decades, a great many people still view addiction as a moral failure.…

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Is long-term drug and alcohol treatment the best option for you? We think so. After all, you’ve decided to get help for your addiction or alcoholism, and you’re feeling the flutter of something you haven’t in a long time: hope. The future, it seems, is a wide-open possibility. After shrouded for so long in a…

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a sign you have a problem with cocaine

Well … YOU’RE DOING COCAINE. If you do any cocaine, you might have a problem. Don’t take our word for it: Representatives of the medical and substance abuse treatment communities are in agreement as well. Dr. Malcolm Thaler, in a 2016 article in the online publication Uproxx [1], addressed the physical threats of cocaine use,…

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They won’t leave you alone, will they? Ever since family members have discovered that you use drugs, they keep bringing up that word: Rehab. “You need to go to rehab,” dad says. “Have you thought about one of those drug rehab places?” grandma suggests. Even your friends may become part of the chorus: “Maybe you…

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10 reasons to go to drug rehab

Let’s be frank: No one wakes up and thinks it’s a good day to go to drug rehab. The reluctance of going to rehab was even memorialized in a song: “Rehab,” by the late R&B singer Amy Winehouse, who crooned, “They tried to make me go to rehab, I said ‘no, no, no …” Just…

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