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Recovery Unplugged Family Weekend
May 31, 2019

Recovery Unplugged Discusses Family Weekend with Clinical Director Klifton Fehr

Family is an integral part of the addiction treatment and long-term recovery processes. The ability to reconnect with our loved ones and…

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The struggle of involuntary commitment for addiction treatment.
April 22, 2019

A Last Resort: The Issue of Involuntary Commitment for Addiction Treatment

When a loved one is struggling with substance use disorder, families and friends are forced to make a series of choices they…

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ASAM encourages increased access to medication-assisted treatment as part of new grading system.
November 6, 2018

ASAM Pushes for Increased Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment As Part of New Grading System

Last year drug overdose killed over 72,000 Americans according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Over 49,000…

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October 2, 2018

National Recovery Month: What We’ve Learned

With another National Recovery Month in the books, recovery and addiction prevention advocates all over the country are left empowered, mobilized and…

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Developing Healthy Lifestyle Habits in Recovery
September 19, 2018

Developing Healthy Lifestyle Habits in Recovery

Recovery takes a lifetime; and it should be a healthy one. As National Recovery Month continues, and so many of us are…

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Why Should I Go to Local National Recovery Month Events?
September 12, 2018

Why Should I Go to Local National Recovery Month Events?

As we find ourselves almost halfway through National Recovery Month 2018, many are still wondering how to get involved and find meetings,…

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Attending National Recovery Month Events in Your Area
September 6, 2018

Finding National Recovery Month Events in Your Area

National Recovery Month 2018 is in full swing and communities all over the country are mobilizing to organize events and help spread…

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National Recovery Month 2020
September 1, 2018

It’s Officially National Recovery Month: Get Involved Now

Today marks the start of National Recovery Month, an event started by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to…

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What have we done to fight addiction since last year's National Recovery Month?
August 28, 2018

The Year in Recovery: What Has Been Done to Fight Addiction Since Last Year’s National Recovery Month?

September 1st marks the beginning of another National Recovery Month, a 30-day event established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…

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Pursuing and Maintaining Dignity in Addiction Recovery
July 30, 2018

Pursuing and Maintaining Dignity in Addiction Recovery

It takes a tremendous amount of courage and dignity to acknowledge and seek help for drug or alcohol addiction; however, it may…

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Choosing the Right Drug Addiction Treatment Center
May 5, 2018

Choosing the Right Drug Addiction Treatment Center

The news has been rife lately with stories of opportunistic and lesser-quality treatment facilities putting their own financial interests ahead of patient…

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Addiction Treatment in America
February 20, 2018

Addiction Treatment in America

At the end of last month, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigned after it was discovered that…

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Addiction Treatment in America
February 7, 2018

Examining Healthcare and Addiction Treatment in America

At the end of last month, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigned after it was discovered that…

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Jeff Sessions on Drug Treatment
January 5, 2018

What AG Sessions’ Ruling Means for Marijuana Use in the United States

In a week-long news cycle that has been dominated by other stories about the Trump Administration, it’s perfectly reasonable that one may…

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
November 27, 2017

Could Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Be an Alternative to Opioids for Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain is a condition that has confounded physicians and the medical community at large for years. It was instrumental in the…

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Benefits of Drug Rehab
September 19, 2017

Whatever You Need It to Be: Purpose and Benefits of Drug Rehab

While its purpose is to address the behavioral aspects of drug addiction and to ultimately help patients develop healthy coping strategies to…

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Austin Drug Treatment
August 1, 2017

What’s Next?: Developing and Maintaining A Solid Aftercare Plan in Recovery

When a person first enters recovery, they’re often so traumatized, stressed out and disoriented that they’re not thinking of anything else beyond…

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What Type of Addiction Treatment Program is Right for Me?
June 19, 2017

What Type of Addiction Treatment Program is Right for Me?

It’s a question every person entering treatment for addiction must ask themselves: What type of addiction treatment program would be the right…

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Vivitrol Treatment in Texas
June 14, 2017

Is Medication-Assisted Treatment Right for Me?

Medication-assisted treatment or MAT is a viable form of ongoing maintenance for a variety of substance abuse-related conditions, specifically opioid and alcohol…

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Addiction Treatment
March 13, 2017

What Does the Republican Obamacare Alternative Mean for Addiction Treatment?

After weeks of promising a plan that would successfully replace the Affordable Care Act and bring quality health insurance options to every American, the republican-led legislature finally unveiled their vision for the future of healthcare in the form of the American Healthcare Act of 2017. Since its roll out, there has been rampant bipartisan criticism of the legislation; some from those who say it doesn’t go far enough to reverse the course of Obamacare and some from those who say it jeopardizes insurance accessibility for tens of millions of people. For those who have benefitted from the increased access to addiction and mental health treatment under the ACA, it’s hard to say that this law offers a happy ending….

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