People diagnosed with dual disorders often experience more severe and chronic medical, social, and emotional dysfunction. What can you do EVERYDAY to cope? Suggestions from expert Dr. Patel here.
drug addiction treatment
Generally, outpatient treatment lasts from about three (3) months to a year. But each person is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. More guidelines on treatment timeline here.
Have you been kicked off medication assisted treatment by a court? Here’s how you can fight for your legal rights.
The elimination half-life of naltrexone and the metabolite 6-ß-naltrexol ranges between 4 and 13 hours. However, Depade’s duration of action will depend on your dosing schedule. More on the metabolism of Depade here.
Is total abstinence too extreme? Is moderation a viable option in addiction treatment? We review here.
Starting over after relapse does not need to be full of guilt or shame. Some practical tips of getting started again in recovery…ACT NOW!
There are thousands of addiction treatment centers in the U.S. alone. How do you know which is the right place for you? We help guide your process here.
Neurofeedback therapy involves monitoring the brain via electroencephalography (EEG). During addiction treatment, neurofeedback can train the recovering addict to recognize brain states and to “correct” them. How does it work, exactly? More here.
The U.S. and the UK have VERY different approaches to addiction treatment. Learn more about the assumptions of each system here.
We speak with Gwen R. about the practice of prayer in sobriety. A woman in long term recovery herself, she shares her experiences about the inner work of recovery through prayer and yoga…including its obstacles here.