Addiction Treatment

6 Ways Utah Treatment Centers Can Change Your Life

Why does one person get addicted to drugs and alcohol and another doesn’t? They can use the same amount with the same frequency and at the same time. Yet, still, one may trade his spouse, children and job for just one more hit. And the other one calmly walks away. The answer: Addiction is a brain…

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The Family and Medical Leave Act for Addiction Treatment

The Family and Medical Leave Act for Addiction Treatment The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that took effect back in 1993. FMLA guarantees certain employees up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave in a year for serious health issues or to care for a family member with a serious health…

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How do the 12-Steps Work?

How do the 12-Steps Work? The 12-Step Program is widely known as being associated with Alcoholics Anonymous which began in the 1930s. There are other programs set up that use the same basic steps adjusted to fit the needs of the group such as Narcotics Anonymous and Cocaine Anonymous They even have other programs for…

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Addiction Treatment for Atheists

Addiction Treatment for Atheists Most treatment facilities for addiction are based on the 12-steps that originated in Alcoholics Anonymous. The 12-steps mentions and uses God throughout the steps. So what does that mean for someone who doesn’t believe in a God? Many people just tell them to exchange the noun God with “a higher power.”…

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Journaling: How Does It Help With Addiction Treatment

Journaling: How Does It Help With Addiction Treatment During addiction treatment the patient becomes more aware of their addiction, the reasons behind their addiction, and more mindful of their feelings. Many people kept journals or diaries as children but often stop when they become adults and are faced with other responsibilities such as school, work,…

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False Facts You’ve Heard About Rehab

False “Facts” You’ve Heard About Rehab With addiction becoming more common, especially with today’s opioid epidemic plaguing the Nation, more and more people are talking about substance abuse rehabilitation. There are many facts out there about treatment centers, some true, and some false. These false “facts” being talked about can be detrimental, especially to someone…

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Treatment Doesn’t Have To Be Boring

Treatment Doesn’t Have To Be Boring.  How Recreational Therapy Improves Addiction Treatment. Many people, when they think of recovery treatment, they think about the detox (which is probably the least desirable part), all the individual and group therapies they will have to do, and how boring the sober days are going to be. This is…

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Is Your Loved One Addicted (How to Spot Addiction)

Is Your Loved One Addicted (How to Spot Addiction) Addiction: The National Institute on Drug Abuse says it’s a chronic disease. It knows no boundaries of socioeconomic class, gender, race, intelligence, or age. Addiction affects people all across the globe, from movie stars and political leaders to grandparents. Addition is a relapsing brain disease that…

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How to Tell Your Children You Are Going to Rehab

How to Tell Your Children You Are Going to Rehab You have made the decision to get yourself the treatment you need for your substance abuse and have got everything set in order. The only thing left is to tell your children where mommy/daddy is going. This can seem like a difficult conversation. In many…

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Intensive Outpatient Programs Vs Outpatient Programs

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) provides treatment which will empower patients to function more independently and responsibly, while preparing them for the community with the skills and abilities to lead successful lives. It  can be designed to work in conjunction with your daily career to prevent a period of absence from your occupation and can allow…

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