man with head on window dealing with the long term effects of opiates

A Growing Epidemic: The Long Term Effects of Opiates

Each year, nearly 50,000 Americans lose their lives to opiate use. This harrowing reality is often the final culmination of years of substance abuse, emotional struggle, physical dependency, and mental torment. Opiates – both natural and synthetic – have claimed the spotlight as the driver behind one of the most destructive epidemics the United States…

therapist explaining inpatient vs outpatient care to woman with substance abuse problem

Inpatient vs Outpatient Care: Which Do You Need?

What’s the difference between inpatient vs outpatient care? Both inpatient and outpatient drug rehab centers are important parts of the recovery process. Which is right for you depends on your personal recovery journey. Inpatient Care: Rigorous and Controlled If you’ve struggled with your substance abuse for some time, inpatient care like the residential alcohol treatment center…

woman asking intake specialist what is psychotherapy

What is Psychotherapy?

People who have taken the step to detox from a drug or alcohol addiction are to be commended. It requires courage and strength to make the decision to come forward and admit you have a problem, and it takes tremendous dedication and hard work to follow through. However, even after detox is complete, the work…

client asking therapist what is dual diagnosis

What is Dual Diagnosis? Could You Have It?

If you’ve been looking into treatment, you may have seen the term “dual diagnosis.” But what is dual diagnosis? It’s when an individual has both a mental illness and a substance abuse disorder at once. If you think you have a dual diagnosis disorder, there are dual diagnosis treatment centers that can help. What is…