Many people at an alcohol and drug rehab facility deal with physical and mental health symptoms. During the detox phase, they may experience severe withdrawal and need medical care to minimize the effects of stopping alcohol or drug use. Approximately half of all people with alcohol and substance use disorders also ... Read More
Seeking treatment for mental health or substance abuse can be confusing. What is the treatment like? Why are there groups? What methods are used to treat my condition? These are all common concerns for patients seeking rehabilitation and we want to answer them in this section. Our articles are informed by our licensed mental health and substance abuse facility and help you understand how a rehab facility operates and treats the patient.
What Is an Addiction Specialist?
What Is a Group Facilitator?
High-quality addiction treatment centers employ various professional and semi-professional individuals to operate treatment programs. Within the umbrella of "addiction specialists," there may be medical doctors (including general practitioners or psychiatrists), nurse practitioners, psychiatric professions (i.e. ... Read More
How to Pay for Rehab: A Financial Guide
In the developed world, nations provide their citizens with tax-supported health care, but not in the U.S. And as with any medical treatment in the U.S., people tend to avoid seeking care because of the expense. Even with medical insurance, the out-of-pocket costs for treatment can be exorbitant. About one in four ... Read More
What Is a Behavioral Health Tech?
Imagine you're a doctor or a nurse in a busy inpatient clinic and you have a large number of patients who have a variety of needs. Some of them need to have their vitals taken every hour, while others need medication administered, help with therapy or just to talk to someone about how they feel their treatment has been ... Read More
What Is a Neuro Rehab Specialist?
Mental health treatment has seen significant advances in recent years, providing practitioners with the opportunity to effectively serve more people through innovative, research-backed interventions. Neuro rehabilitative services are among the more exciting new therapies available. These services provide a ... Read More
Inner Child Therapy – What It Is and How It Helps
In the United States, only 19% of adults receive treatment for mental health conditions. Less than 8% of them pursue counseling and therapy to deal with their problems. However, we experience life differently, so you should expect and seek different methods to address your mental health needs. Inner child therapy is ... Read More
Chronic vs. Acute Night Terrors: Are They Treatable?
Waking up to a partner or child screaming and finding them thrashing under the covers can be very alarming. It's upsetting to see a loved one in distress, especially when there doesn't appear to be a clear cause or simple solution. While these episodes are rarely troubling to the person experiencing them firsthand, ... Read More
Feeling Isolated by Anxiety? Try Interpersonal Learning.
The recent COVID-19 pandemic prompted a large amount of cases for anxiety and isolation. According to The Lancet, there were an additional 76.2 million cases of anxiety disorder in 2020 alone, and the issue isn't going away. COVID cases remain high, and those vulnerable due to age or preexisting health conditions face ... Read More