Archive: Addiction Treatment Types, Blog, FAQ, Mental Health

What To Look For In A Therapist

August 14th, 2020

Our therapists at Regard Healthcare are sensitive to individual needs. They are trained to provide compassionate, evidence-based care that gives you the best chance at improving your mental health. The therapist you choose can make all the difference in your mental health. It’s not a decision to be taken lightly. Many factors determine whether a […]

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Why Residential Addiction Treatment Programs Are Better Than Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)

January 3rd, 2017

With more people seeking treatment for substance abuse every year, new forms of treatment are emerging all the time. One type of treatment that has recently taken hold is intensive outpatient programs, or IOPs, which allow participants to recover from home with minimal monitorization each week. This method contrasts with the traditional treatment first developed […]

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Convincing Your Loved One To Travel Out Of State To Rehab

May 16th, 2016

Choosing to enter a rehabilitation center can be one of the best decisions you and your loved one can make. When faced with overcoming your loved one’s drug or alcohol addiction, a person may need help, support, or direction from a friend or family member. Selecting the proper treatment facility is an important decision, and […]

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Therapy Dogs in Addiction Rehabilitation

May 2nd, 2016

A dog can pick you up when you’re feeling down, make you smile and laugh, and know exactly when you need a friend. Many rehabilitation centers have begun using therapy dogs during treatment to help patients feel calm and relaxed. Dogs provide an air of comfort, support, unquestionable love and companionship, and a nonjudgmental demeanor; […]

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SAMHSA’s Guiding Principles Of Recovery

April 28th, 2016

Identifying The Guiding Principles According to its website, SAMHSA has several guiding principles of recovery, principles that are designed to make addiction recovery successful and long-lasting. Each of these principles has been tested as encouraging to a recovery regiment that is healing and soothing to the mind and body of anyone who requires rehab. These […]

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The Twelve Steps Of Narcotics Anonymous Infographic

April 27th, 2016

A common misconception about the 12-steps in NA is that they must be followed in a specific order. This isn’t true: they are designed to be effective when utilized in any order, meaning you may be able to make the 10th step before the 2nd. However, most people find that following this order helps give […]

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The Best Evidence-Based Addiction Treatments

April 25th, 2016

What Are The Principles Of Effective Treatment? To better inform, and shape, both current and future treatment protocols, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), our government’s leading agency on science-based research, initiatives, and information on drug abuse, presents us with a thorough directive on evidence-based treatment. This publication outlines 13 key principles which aid […]

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Can Drug Addiction Be Cured?

April 20th, 2016

Elements Of Addiction There are several factors to consider when it comes to addiction. These factors help determine the sensitivity to a drug, as well as the likelihood that full rehabilitation will stick. Aside from the physiological changes, there are psychological, emotional, and habitual elements to consider. Additionally: A person can be more susceptible to […]

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Medication Assisted Therapies For Addiction Treatment

April 13th, 2016

Medication-Assisted Addiction Recovery People in drug rehabilitation often require medicinal help to complete their recovery. These medicines are designed to increase the effectiveness of rehab and to create a permanent state of soberness for people recovering from addiction. Each medicine prescribed offers a different effect. For example, some are used as a “replacement” drug, i.e., […]

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Dealing With Impulse Control In Recovery

April 7th, 2016

Impulse And Addiction There is a strong correlation between substance abuse and trouble with impulse control. Studies have shown that the use of multiple substances is usually linked to some form of impulse disorder. Controlling the urge to engage in risky behavior is made more difficult with the use of mind-altering substances. This can encourage […]

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Treatment For Alcohol Poisoning

April 6th, 2016

What Is Alcohol Poisoning? Overdose from alcohol, or alcohol poisoning, occurs when a person consumes a large amount of alcohol (binge drinking) in a short time. Due to this, the body is not able to process and eliminate it properly. Thus, the body’s delicate systems become overrun; it is unable to break down and eliminate […]

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African American Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers

March 18th, 2016

African Americans Abuse Alcohol More Often Than Illegal Drugs The Substance Abuse And Mental Health Services Administration regularly releases a variety of statistics on drug addiction and treatment and found that there were 44.5 million (14.2%) African Americans in the U.S. Among this community, they found drug use statistics contrasted heavily with the national average […]

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