intervention for an alcoholic

Staging and Intervention for an Alcoholic

Helping a loved one that has an alcohol addiction isn’t easy. The most challenging part can be that they don’t want to be helped. Staging an intervention may be the most effective way to reach someone who needs help for an alcohol use disorder. But approaching someone you care about can be tricky. Calling in…

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),…

OxyContin abuse

Dangers of Oxycontin Abuse

OxyContin is a brand name of oxycodone, a prescription opioid medication that is prescribed for pain management. When used as prescribed by a doctor, it can do exactly what it’s meant for –  manage pain so that it doesn’t interfere with a happy and productive life. But, unfortunately, just like any drug, it is also…

addiction treatment for women

Importance of Addiction Treatment for Women

Men and women face issues with addiction and alcoholism that are unique to them. For women specifically, it can be even more challenging if the trauma that led to their addiction was caused by men. At Solution Based Treatment, we offer gender-responsive treatment led by female counselors who will work with you as part of…

signs of marijuana addiction

5 Signs of Marijuana Addiction

Despite the myths that marijuana is harmless, research shows that approximately 30% of people who abuse marijuana will become addicted. As recreational marijuana use becomes more commonplace and legalization in many states, it’s important to be able to recognize the signs that recreational use has turned to addiction. Using any substance to the point that…

inpatient treatment

Do I Need Inpatient Treatment?

Inpatient treatment can give those struggling with and recovering from addiction a safe and structured environment to detox and get treatment with a higher chance of avoiding relapse. Residential treatment at an accredited facility, like Solution Based Treatment, can be the best solution for those facing addiction. If you or a loved one may benefit…