People in outpatient drug treatment discussing Inpatient rehab vs outpatient rehab

What if You Don’t Need Inpatient Addiction Treatment?

When a person needs help with addiction, inpatient rehab isn’t always the first step. A person may need to work around other obligations. Or their addiction may not be critical enough to require inpatient treatment. It may be more intensive, but that doesn’t make it better than outpatient rehab.    We’ll take a look at…

Woman having a breakthrough with her group in outpatient therapy for drug addiction

Does Outpatient Therapy for Drug Addiction Really Work?

If you or a loved one need help with drug addiction, you have decisions to make about treatment. But do you know all your options?    Many people think of inpatient rehab when they think of addiction treatment. But if you aren’t aware of the outpatient treatments in your community, you’re missing part of the…

Woman on computer using telehealth for addiction treatment

It’s Time to Take Telehealth for Addiction Seriously

Telehealth services boomed in 2020 when the pandemic hit. Telehealth services have had the reputation of being second-best to in-person treatment. But now, it’s getting more attention as a legitimate treatment format. It’s time to take telehealth addiction treatment seriously.    Let’s explore how it can reach more people needing addiction treatment now and in…

Is Outpatient Addiction Treatment Right For Me?

You know you need addiction treatment. You also aren’t sure you need inpatient rehab. Could outpatient addiction treatment be an option? Outpatient rehab could be right for you if you don’t need 24-hour care, as stated by the scientific journal Psychiatric Services. So what do outpatient programs look like, and what are some of the…

a teenager taking drugs without knowing statisitics on teen substance abuse

Statistics on Teen Substance Abuse

Addiction is a chronic and progressive disease that doesn’t discriminate. Anyone, regardless of age, race, background, or gender, can develop a substance abuse disorder. While certain factors can increase your risk of developing an addiction, such as having a close family member with a substance abuse disorder, there is no known reason why only some…