Know Your Therapies:CBT VS. DBT VS. REBT

Most Popular Behavioral Therapies More than 70,000 people in the United States died from drug overdose in 2017.​​​1 Many different approaches are needed to help people break free from the addictions that lead to overdoses. Behavioral therapy is one method.  The three...

How CBT Can Help Addiction Recovery

If you or a loved one is struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a powerful recovery tool. One study found that 60% of people who attended CBT remained sober for at least 52 weeks after therapy.1What is CBT? CBT is not a...

Dialectical Behavior Therapy In Rehab And Detox

Dialectical Behavior Therapy In Rehab And Detox

What is DBT? Dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy used to treat mental illnesses like drug and alcohol abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and borderline personality disorder. A mindfulness-based intervention,...

How A Mobile Pharmacy Provides 24/7 Care

How A Mobile Pharmacy Provides 24/7 Care

A mobile pharmacy has many advantages when working in conjunction with an addiction treatment center. Mobile Pharmacies provide fast and convenient service for anyone needing a medical detox, as well as for those who are receiving medication-assisted treatment. A...

What is Narcan? FAQs About This Life-Saving Drug

What is Narcan? FAQs About This Life-Saving Drug

You may have heard of the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone, which is sold under the brand name Narcan. But what is Narcan, and how does it reverse an opioid overdose? Is it safe? Effective? Where do you buy it? Here are some answers to the most...

Steroid Withdrawal

Steroid Withdrawal

Steroid withdrawal isn't particularly dangerous, but it can be very uncomfortable. Ending steroid abuse, addiction and dependence is essential for preventing devastating health effects down the road, which for men include decreased sperm count, shrinking...

How Long Does Withdrawal Last?

How Long Does Withdrawal Last?

How long does withdrawal last? That's a question every treatment center hears on a daily basis. Withdrawal, after all, is dreaded by every individual who has an addiction, whether it's to nicotine or heroin. How long withdrawal lasts depends on a number of factors,...

What’s It like to Detox from Opioids?

What’s It like to Detox from Opioids?

Detoxing from opioids isn't a walk in the park, but it's not impossible, and with the right support it also doesn’t have to be miserable. Because a person's body and brain are so adapted to the presence of opioids, they will experience opioid detox symptoms when they...