A Caring Industry

Does it Really Matter How We Talk About Addiction?

If you follow media coverage of addiction at all, you may have noticed a change in language over the past several years. Terms like “junkie,” “clean,” “drug abuser,” and others have gradually fallen out of use. You may still see “addict” from time to time, but even the use of that word is discouraged in…

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Do Anti-drug Commercials Work?

Most of us are familiar with anti-drug ads on TV. From the “brain on drugs” commercials of the 1980s to more recent commercials like the “above the influence” campaign, the federal government and nonprofits have spent millions of dollars on ads trying to convince kids to stay away from drugs. Last year, when President Trump…

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Recovery Ways Will Soon Be in the Tricare Network

Recovery Ways is excited to announce we are going in-network with Tricare. This means that our intensive outpatient program, or IOP, as well as our partial hospitalization program, or PHP, will be covered as in-network for patients with Tricare. Tricare is a program that covers the civilian healthcare component of the US Department of Defense…

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Better Outcomes, Independently Verified

When you’re considering whether to invest your time, money, and effort into a treatment program for a substance use disorder or mental health issue, there’s really only one thing you want to know: Will it work? This is a surprisingly hard question to answer. While a common estimate for treatment success rates is that between…

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Taking Aftercare to a New Level

Treatment is first big step in recovery, but it’s only the beginning. The first major challenge after treatment is making the transition back to daily life. Treatment provides quite a bit of structure, whether it’s inpatient treatment, a partial hospitalization program, or an intensive outpatient program. You spend many hours every week engaged in therapy…

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How to Choose Friends in Addiction Recovery
How to Choose Friends in Addiction Recovery

One of the most important aspects of a strong recovery is having social support. This can include friends, family, and mutual aid groups. This presents a bit of a challenge for people just starting out in recovery. Often, they find their old friends were just drinking buddies and they don’t have much else in common.…

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life after treatment
Life After Treatment

You already made the decision to get sober, you went through the treatment, and now you are ready to start your sober life. This can be scary for some patients, they may feel worried or overwhelmed. The important thing to remember is that you always have help and support and you can do this. Aftercare…

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Recovery Ways interviews Heather LeGuilloux
Why Virtual Treatment Matters: An Interview with Heather LeGuilloux

Mental health and addiction issues are serious business these days. Time and location should not stand in the way of people receiving the quality treatment they need This is why Recovery Ways, Salt Lake City’s premier dual-diagnosis addiction treatment center, is all about virtual treatment. Virtual treatment means that anyone in need of care can…

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