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Why Are Prescription Drugs So Dangerous?

There are several significant dangers concerning highly addictive prescription drugs. One issue is the ease of access. Too often, illicit substances are left unattended in a household medicine cabinet, and no one keeps track of their use or abuse. Prescription drugs are considered gateway drugs, in part because they may appear less dangerous to experiment…

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Do I Need an IOP?

At any stage of recovery, it’s possible to find yourself struggling. Before negative thought patterns and problematic behaviors become an issue, it’s best to consider preventative measures. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, our medical professionals and mental health practitioners are ready to help you. Our intensive outpatient program in Murrieta, California, is ready to…

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Preparing for an Intensive Outpatient Program

Before you begin an intensive outpatient program, it’s a good idea to prepare for the change in your daily schedule and routine. An IOP at Solution Based Treatment & Detox is an opportunity for clients to continue their recovery therapy on a part-time basis that gives them space to accommodate personal and professional obligations. SBT’s…

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What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

Intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) are popular choices for those looking to continue treatment that is a step down from inpatient care and partial hospitalization. Some choose an intensive outpatient program after they have been sober for a period of time but have noticed they are having negative thoughts, cravings, or the temptation to engage in…

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PHP Vs. IOP

When considering the appropriate level of care, it’s important to reflect on your personal circumstances at this time. Considerations may include the severity of addiction, housing situation, employment status, childcare obligations, detox requirements, and previous experience with treatment and recovery. Partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) are a good option for those who will benefit from a…

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Preparing for a Partial Hospitalization Program

Before beginning a partial hospitalization program (PHP), it’s important to know what to expect. A person who is entering a PHP first needs to detox. Medical detox is always recommended for safety. As you consider what your life will be like during your time spent with Solution Based Treatment & Detox, it’s useful to have…

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What Is a Partial Hospitalization Program?

When choosing the right program for you or your loved one, you need to meet the person where they are in their life at this moment. People often ask about the difference between an intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a partial hospitalization program (PHP). There are quite a few variations, and they can make a…

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5 Benefits of a Partial Hospitalization Program

There are many misconceptions about why individuals may want to consider a partial hospitalization program (PHP). Clients generally choose a PHP to manage a substance abuse disorder (SUD) in an intensive treatment environment without the need for an overnight stay. This allows clients to return home at the end of the day and fulfill family,…