The recommended minimum duration of intensive outpatient rehab for addiction is 90 days. More here on the duration of intensive treatment programs and their stages, with a section for questions at the end..
The gritty gangster drama The Sopranos has thought people many lessons. One, a positive one being what an intervention is, and about the challenges an addict goes through after rehab. Read the text and learn more, here.
What to do when you find that first needle, crack pipe, bag of cocaine or stash of pills? The WAY in which you help can change everything. Learn how to cope with the situation by making an assessment. Guidelines here.
Learn how to voice your concerns, be an eye witness, and communicate with a friend’s family here. Tips on helping a friend face addiction here.
Becoming vulnerable is an important aspect of addiction treatment. How do you begin to be honest with yourself? Tips here.
What is nutrition assisted detox (NAD)? We talk with the innovative healthcare organization who offer this service about the benefits, risks, and cost of NAD here.
Are you looking for addiction treatment that differs from a more traditional approach? We’ve interviewed Morningside Recovery in Coastal Orange County, CA for a snapshot of what non-traditional treatment can look like.
From hitting bottom to getting help, we outline the 3 steps for women seeking a sober life. More here.
A Q&A with Ms. Vonda Dennis on best practices in visitation monitoring for people in early recovery. Plus, tips on the benefits of using sober coaches, escorts, and companions.
Yes, addiction affects women differently than men. An exploration of the ways that men and women differ in active addiction and recovery here.