benefits of alcohol detox

Benefits of Alcohol Detox

For people struggling with substance use disorder and looking to stop, quitting “cold turkey” is really not an option that has much success. The idea that you can simply stop your alcohol consumption on your own rather than going through a structured process of detox under medical supervision is not realistic. Attending an alcohol detox…

commonly abused prescription drugs

Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs

It’s a common misconception that serious drug addiction is only about using street drugs you buy illegally. The reality is that legal prescription medicines are some of the most commonly abused drugs across the country. It’s a double-edged sword because these prescription drugs can help us but also hurt us if used the wrong way…

inpatient alcohol rehab

Why You Need an Inpatient Alcohol Rehab

Residential alcohol treatment programs are a great option to receive focused care in a home-like setting to provide a smooth transition from detox to treatment and therapy. Clients are able to receive the 24/7 physical, emotional, and psychological support they need from an experienced clinical team. Inpatient alcohol rehab provides a safe and supportive environment…

self medicating with alcohol

Dangers of Self-Medicating with Alcohol

If self-medication feels like the only way to seek relief, our addiction treatment center at Solution Based Treatment and Detox can help you regain what you’ve lost and move on with your life. It might seem like an easy option, but actually addressing the reason you’re drinking can offer long-term relief. People often self-medicate with…

intervention specialist

5 Reasons to Get an Intervention Specialist

Approaching someone with an addiction is hard. You mean well, but the person struggling with an addiction may not see it that way. Plus, what do you say? Unless you’re a trained professional intervention counselor yourself, it’s best to get the assistance of a specialist to help you facilitate intervention for someone you love. At…

childhood trauma and alcoholism

Alcoholism and Childhood Trauma

Unhealed childhood trauma makes it difficult to cope when people experience emotions that are similar to the emotions experienced during the trauma. Being unable to confront and heal from a traumatic experience causes different problems for different people. Sometimes these problems include relying on alcohol to feel numb. Alcohol numbs pain, but it does not…

signs of opioid overdose

Signs of Opioid Overdose

An overdose isn’t always caused by illegal drug use. It can also occur with doctor-prescribed medications. Sometimes an overdose is accidental, and sometimes it’s on purpose. Regardless of how someone got to the point of overdose, the most important thing is to get help. An opioid rehab program like the one at Solution Based Treatment…