two individuals discussing what is rehab like

What Is Rehab Like?

Making the decision to take control of your life back from drugs and/or alcohol is one that takes a great deal of courage. However, no matter how committed you are to turning your life around and recovering from substance use disorder, you’re probably wondering what is rehab like. Understanding what you can expect during your…

woman pouring out pills and showing a physical dependence

Physical Dependence Is Not The Same As Addiction

Sometimes you will hear someone use the words “dependence” and “addiction” interchangeably. Is it possible to be physically dependent on drugs or alcohol and not be addicted? Yes, it is. Some drugs, particularly opioids, develop physical dependency in a short period of time requiring a professional opioid addiction treatment to recover successfully. According to the National…