Choosing a residential rehab can be confusing, frustrating and overwhelming. But knowing the right questions to ask can help alleviate the guess work and lead to an informed decision. More on how to prepare for residential rehab for substance abuse.
What can you expect during inpatient drug rehab? A daily calendar and answers to your most FAQs about inpatient drug rehab here.
Residential treatment for drug addiction should include medically assisted, inpatient detox as well as clear rules. More on what to seek in residential treatment for drug addiction here.
Does insurance cover drug or alcohol rehab? Sometimes, yes. But at $7K a month on top of an annual bill of $15K+ for family health insurance, how can the typical American pay for drug rehab via health insurance? We explore here.
How can drug and alcohol rehab be customized to include traditional Native American practices and values? Staff from Icimani Ya Waste on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota share ideas about integrating tradition and values in recovery from addiction.
Can you get sober without inpatient drug and alcohol treatment centers? Yes. Learn more here.
Today’s drug addiction treatment can be summarized in two main principles: stabilization and education. We talk to Dr. David Sack, a psychiatrist and the CEO of Promises Treatment in Malibu, CA who offers us a look at the role of addiction treatment centers and the two main principles of drug addiction treatment.
Any good drug or alcohol treatment center offers extensive aftercare and follow up. But what kind of drug and alcohol treatment aftercare is standard? And what new ideas might treatment centers start to use? We talk about novel approaches to drug treatment aftercare and ask you if you think drug rehabs are measuring up.
Former heroin addict, Richie Farrell, paints a picture of free drug rehab in his book “What’s Left of Us”. Intelligent, acute, and witty, the book is a keeper. As a true blue former heroin addict, Richie lets us in on the struggles, dangers, and pain of beating heroin addiction and emerging with what’s left.
The combined effects of heating the body and eliminating toxins through the skin rejuvenates the body. But what happens exactly during an intense sweat ritual? And should a recovering alcoholic or addict attempt a heat cleanse in early recovery? How can regular doses of heat help addicts in everyday life?