Monthly Archives: July 2016


Recognizing The Mental and Physical Signs of Addiction

A worried and afraid young womanPeople with addiction “lose control of their actions.” That is according to the National Institute of Health. Addiction inhibits a person from successfully engaging in and completing everyday tasks. For example, an addict may have difficulty holding a job, […]

Understanding Levels of Care: Inpatient Hospitalized Care, Residential Treatment, Partial Hospitalization, Transitional Care, and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)

Handsome casual man thinking and lookingIt is time. You are ready to get healthy and have made the decision to seek treatment for your addiction. But what is the right level of care for you, and how do you make sense of the vernacular […]

The Case for Gender Specific Treatment for Substance Abuse

Young man and woman strolling on a beach.

While all humans have similar wants and needs, some experiences and challenges are shared primarily by members of the same gender. For this reason, many individuals choose gender-specific treatment. Gender specific treatment (also known as gender […]

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