All businesses and professionals have had to adjust their behavior and practices in accordance with new guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Operating under these guidelines has helped clients continue mental health and addiction treatment safely. By being mindful of those who are feeling fearful and stressed about getting sick or potentially spreading the illness, Read More

safety net treatment

Sometimes when a person reaches a brick wall in their recovery efforts related to addiction or mental health issues, they may feel hopeless. While tried and true methods that proved successful in the past are important to keep in your roster, you might need more in order to move to the next level of recovery. Read More

Rehab over Incarceration: What Really Works

While it may seem obvious that people struggling with drug addiction would benefit from rehab, rather than simply being imprisoned, the fact is most states incarcerate people without offering effective addiction treatment. Approximately 50 percent of state prisoners have been diagnosed with drug abuse or dependence, but only 10 percent receive medically based drug treatment.1 Read More

peer support is beneficial for recovery

Research on addiction treatment and recovery finds that individuals feel more comfortable dealing with complex issues when they are in groups made up primarily of their peers. More treatment facilities are offering specialized treatment programs for women, men and other specific demographic groups in order to serve their unique needs. This peer support strategy can Read More

Drug Testing in Sober Living Facilities

Sober living homes present an opportunity for a person to make a fresh start in a living arrangement with other people who are also trying to achieve and maintain sobriety. The most critical of all stipulations in this living arrangement is sobriety. For this reason, some sober living homes may require drug testing as part Read More