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The Right Sober Living Program Is Key to Staying Sober

A sober living program is an effective way to help those in recovery learn coping mechanisms and life skills to maintain sobriety. Programs like this are considered a proper harm reduction strategy, as they involve teaching clients and their families ways to avoid the potential for relapse. Creating a positive, healthy, and uplifting environment can…

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Intensive Outpatient Program vs. Partial Hospitalization

Picking the right program for you or your loved one can feel overwhelming. When searching for the best program, making sure it makes sense based on your current life situation is vital. An intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a partial hospitalization program (PHP) are very different. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, we can help…

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The Best and Most Effective Dual Diagnosis Treatments

It’s important to know that people who develop issues with drug or alcohol abuse or addiction often have mental health disorders that are either undiagnosed or not adequately treated. Mental health treatment is an essential aspect of recovery. Effective therapy can help get to the root of the core issues that lead to addiction so…

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Is Addiction a Mental Health Issue?

Mental health is connected to physical health. Those who struggle with substance abuse typically have mental health issues. Too often, these mental health issues are undiagnosed, or a person needs a more precise diagnosis. Clients seeking addiction treatment programs at Solution Based Treatment & Detox are expected to engage in regular counseling sessions as part…

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What Is Wet Brain Syndrome?

“Wet brain syndrome” is a shorthand term used in discussing Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, a combination of two conditions. These conditions are Wernicke encephalopathy and a form of psychosis called Korsakoff syndrome. Wernicke encephalopathy is the first and less severe stage of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Most of those who experience the less severe condition eventually struggle with Korsakoff…

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Long-Term Effects of Alcohol and Drug Abuse on the Body

When abused over a long period, alcohol and other addictive substances have additional negative physical consequences on a person’s body. These unwanted consequences are among the many reasons early intervention is always best. The long-term effects of alcohol and drug abuse on the body can be dramatic, and some of these consequences can be irreversible.…

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Partial Hospitalization vs. Intensive Outpatient

Getting the right treatment for addiction recovery should include a thorough assessment that considers an individual’s history and needs. If you or someone you care about is dealing with addiction, it’s important to account for particular symptoms and level of support at home. Partial hospitalization programs and intensive outpatient programs both offer intensive treatment that…

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What to Expect in Detox for Benzo Addiction

Addiction to benzodiazepines, often called “benzos,” remains extremely common in the United States. Detox is an essential step in kicking the habit. Certain benzos, especially alprazolam (Xanax), come with an increased risk of seizures or other serious health consequences if a person attempts to reduce their regimen of use rapidly. Never go “cold turkey” off…

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Common Prescription Drugs That can Lead to Addiction

Prescription drugs are often among the most easily accessible, making them among the most commonly abused substances. They are also often referred to as “gateway drugs.” It’s essential to be aware that prescription drugs can lead to addiction. To learn more about the risks associated with prescription drug abuse and addiction, reach out to Solution…