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What Makes Rehab Successful?

Drug rehab success rates statistics are hard to find because success is difficult to measure. When someone relapses after treatment, it doesn’t necessarily mean the treatment wasn’t successful. There are many other factors involved. Although it is challenging to measure treatment success, we can say what elements of a treatment program make it more successful…

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12-Step Programs Work for All Ages, Study Finds

Twelve-step programs are support or mutual-help groups designed, in part, to help people recovering from an addiction to drugs or alcohol achieve and maintain substance abstinence. For Americans affected by alcoholism and alcohol abuse (alcohol use disorder), participation in these programs is the most common step taken toward outside assistance. Some health professionals worry that…

The Guests Say It Best

A typical Google search for drug treatment facilities will yield upwards of 17 million possible sites and/or articles to explore, many of which are produced or sponsored by facilities that will boast of their success rates. Nothing, though, attests to a center’s ability to change lives quite like the stories from people who have “been…