Posts Tagged ‘drug rehab’
Why should I go to rehab now? We’ve got nine good reasons
It’s Christmas Eve, you’re barely hanging on to your sanity and you’re desperate for the nudge you need to make that phone call, but you can’t shake the thought: Why should I go to rehab now? As you family gathers to celebrate the holidays, with or without you, you may be wrestling with the decision…Read More
Inpatient vs. outpatient addiction treatment: Which is the best choice for me?
After an addict or an alcoholic decides to do something about his or her problem, the most important question they’ll need to answer is this: Is residential inpatient or outpatient addiction treatment a better choice? Let’s face it: Making the decision to get help, while never easy, is just the beginning of the process. Like…Read More
Thirty years strong: How one man turned a vision into Cornerstone of Recovery
The portrait of William J. “Bill” Hood hangs in the boardroom of Stepping Stone to Recovery. For years, they returned to Blount County, Tennessee — hundreds of recovering addicts and sober alcoholics — to honor the legacy of a man most never met at a facility that shouldn’t rightly exist. Hood Hall at Cornerstone of…Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More
Do you have a problem with cocaine? Here’s a big warning sign
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 , addressed the physical threats of cocaine use,…Read More
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…Read More
What are the qualities of a good addiction treatment center?
In a time when a single Google search inundates us with information and an unimaginable number of choices, those needing help for a drug and alcohol problem may find themselves wondering: What are the best qualities of an addiction treatment center? How, they may ask, do they determine which facility of the thousands of search…Read More
What should you know before going to rehab or treatment?
The first step was the hardest, but now the panic has set in: What in the world, you may be wondering, have you gotten yourself into? Yes, addiction or alcoholism has virtually destroyed your life. Yes, you found the willingness to pick up the phone and call an addiction treatment center to ask for help.…Read More
New study reveals that Cornerstone of Recovery’s approach to drug and alcohol treatment is effective
Admissions Director Dan Schweickhardt, CEO Steve McGrew, Clinical Director Dr. Scott Anderson and Medical Director Dr. Fred “Kip” Wenger. Whether it’s asked by potential patients, their family members or those in the media, it’s a question that’s posed frequently: Is drug and alcohol treatment effective? It’s a fair one, especially for those who are ready…Read More