benefits of addiction aftercare

5 Benefits of Addiction Aftercare

Staying sober after receiving treatment for addiction can be challenging. Even if you avoid situations where drinking and drugs will be present, fighting temptation may still be a struggle. Addiction can destroy someone’s life. That includes job loss, family conflict, homelessness, and financial problems. The triggers created by substance use disorders cause a person to…

intensive outpatient rehab

Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Rehab

Figuring out which outpatient treatment options are right for you can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re worried about managing your everyday life while receiving the treatment you so desperately need, then an intensive outpatient program (IOP) may be right for you. Outpatient rehab programs can vary by treatment facility with…

long-term effects of heroin

Long-Term Effects of Heroin

Heroin addiction is rampant across the United States. Heroin’s effect is strong, and it is relatively inexpensive as compared to other drugs, so it makes it a go-to high for many drug users. It can negatively affect how you function physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally. Heroin has no medically approved use, like medication-assisted treatment (MAT),…