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Seeking Out Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Northern California

There is a strong link between mental health and substance use disorders. While it cannot be said that one directly causes the other, the fact is that they frequently occur together and feed off of one another. Co-occurring disorder treatment refers to the practice of simultaneously treating the two. It is common for individuals with…

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When to Seek Out Opioid Treatment Programs

According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, approximately 100,306 Americans died from drug overdoses in the 12 months ending April 2021, representing a 28.5% increase from the same period in the prior year. Provisional data indicate 75,673 overdose deaths were from opioids, up from 56,064. These numbers glaringly show that, despite national efforts…

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5 Benefits of a Long-Term Residential Rehab Program for Addiction

Substance use disorders (SUD) are common and occur on a spectrum from mild to severe. Left untreated, SUD typically worsens over time, wreaking havoc in the lives of addicted persons and their families. When you have decided to seek the help you need and deserve, it is critical to research your treatment options to ensure…

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How Necessary Is Residential Rehab for Recovery?

Drug and alcohol use disorders wreak havoc on the lives of millions of Americans. Many never receive the treatment they need and deserve. For those who do seek help, navigating and understanding treatment options can be a daunting task. Outpatient and short-term residential rehab programs are excellent options for individuals who have never tried addiction…

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The Importance of Alcohol Rehab for Veterans

Veterans often face a host of challenges when adjusting to civilian life. Many veterans struggle due to a lack of mental health support, physical disabilities, or as a result of the trauma they may have experienced during service. These struggles can put veterans at significant risk of developing a substance use disorder. When combined with…

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Will Short-Term Drug Rehabilitation Help Me in Recovery?

Choosing the right drug and alcohol addiction treatment program can feel overwhelming. Whether you are seeking treatment for yourself or a loved one, there will be a wide range of choices before you. Addiction is often intertwined with personal struggles and responsibilities, and each individual will have unique needs that must be collectively addressed. As…

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How LGBTQ+ Addiction Treatment Can Support the Community

Substance use disorders affect thousands of Americans each year, but certain communities face unique and disproportionate challenges. The LGBTQ+ community specifically faces increased risk factors and barriers to treatment, making them especially vulnerable to developing a substance use disorder. LGBTQ+ individuals need treatment that is sensitive to these factors and is focused on meeting their…

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How Drug Rehab Helps Embrace National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, a month to highlight and bolster the vital work of substance abuse prevention. Substance abuse takes a devastating toll on the American population each year, making prevention an essential part of public health. One of the most important prevention measures individuals can take is understanding how substance abuse…

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4 Benefits of Long-Term Residential Treatment in Northern California

For some people struggling with addiction, short-term rehab options or outpatient treatment are sufficient to address their needs. For many others though, a more intensive approach is necessary. For people whose addiction has proven resistant to treatment or who are continually struggling with relapse, a long-term residential treatment program could be the ideal choice to…

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How We Treat Addiction to Alcohol

Alcohol addiction occupies a unique place in American culture since alcohol is one of the few mind-altering substances that is readily available, heavily advertised, and glorified in the media. Despite how often alcohol addiction is overlooked, alcoholism is a serious disorder that affects millions of Americans each year. Fortunately, alcoholism is very much treatable. At…