SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY RESOURCES
November 24, 2020
Managing Sobriety For The First 30 Days
It can be overwhelming at first to fathom how to manage outside life demands and recovery. However, there is no shortage of tools and techniques to be learned in the first 30 days to help keep on track.
November 19, 2020
Virtual IOP Outpatient Program
Don’t put off starting treatment just because virtual treatment programs might seem intimidating. Clients have told us it has been an easy process, beneficial, and has gotten them sober.
November 10, 2020
Alcohol Rehab & Substance Abuse Treatment
Struggling with addiction is hard, and admitting you need help is often difficult. Understanding what is involved in treatment can help overcome some of the uncertainty or fear in seeking recovery.
November 3, 2020
Tips For Holiday Challenges In Addiction Recovery
Holiday stress and anxiety to meet expectations, time constraints and financial burdens can be risky to sobriety in early recovery. Here are some helpful tips to maintain sobriety despite these challenges.
October 27, 2020
What It Means To Be Honest, Open & Willing In Addiction Recovery
Recovering from addiction is no easy feat. From the moment you decide to stop taking substances your body is already rebelling against you. The H.O.W. principles will help.
October 20, 2020
Practicing Mindfulness In Addiction Recovery
In addiction recovery, mindfulness helps by increasing one's ability to identify relapse triggers and stressors that may lead to use.
October 15, 2020
How Substance Use Affects The Brain
Think of substance use like a pinball machine: putting a substance in the body is like the pinball, it goes through the machine causing hits, beeps, lights, and buzzers - that’s the brain reacting.
October 8, 2020
H.A.L.T. - What It Means For Addiction Recovery
The H.A.L.T. acronym is often used in recovery to serve as a reminder to stop, take a minute and evaluate what you are feeling that could be triggering a craving or urge to use substances.
October 6, 2020
What You Need To Know About Functioning Substance Abuse
People who are heavily using substances but still maintain a semblance of 'normal life' are referred to as Functioning Addicts. Family and friends often do not realize their loved ones are struggling because early on, the signs are subtle.
September 29, 2020
What Is The Role Of A Counselor In Addiction Recovery?
The role of a counselor in addiction recovery is to help the patient identify goals to achieve and work towards them. But make no mistake, it is the patient driving recovery.
September 22, 2020
How To Help With Addiction Recovery
Living with someone with an addiction can be filled with stress and uncertainty. Whether it’s a child, parent, or spouse, here are ways you can help during recovery.
September 15, 2020
Boredom & Addiction Recovery
For those in recovery, boredom means “normalcy”. This new “normal” is one without the chaos that substances have previously caused - and having free time is a chance to try something new and form new healthy lifestyle choices.
September 8, 2020
Nutrition For Addiction Recovery
In early recovery it is crucial to develop healthy eating habits - giving your body an extra boost to eliminate the negative effects substances have on your health.
August 26, 2020
What Are The Types of Addiction Treatment?
Overcoming an addiction isn’t a simple process. It’s more accurate to describe it as a journey with different treatment options for individuals on their journey to recovery.
August 19, 2020
In Home Addiction Treatment
In home addiction treatment is an alternative to inpatient treatment in a rehab facility. Instead of living in a rehab facility for 30-90 days, patients receive outpatient treatment while living at home.
July 16, 2020
The Four Cs Of Addiction
Oftentimes the simplest way to define addiction is when these factors unique to addiction - known as the four Cs - are present: Compulsion, Craving, Consequences, Control.
July 9, 2020
Will My Employer Find Out I'm In Addiction Treatment?
Care Addiction Center will not notify your employer. Learn more about how we protect your privacy and how you are covered under Federal Law and ADA.
June 16, 2020
What To Expect At Virtual Group Therapy
Virtual group therapy is similar to in-person group therapy - with the exception that video conferencing is used to see all peers and the facilitator in a virtual room. Participants still ask questions, get feedback, and participate just as if in person.
June 9, 2020
Substance Abuse Assessment
At a substance abuse assessment, you’ll talk with one of our trained and compassionate counselors. Find out more about what to expect, how long it will take, and other frequently asked questions.
May 19, 2020
Summer and DUI's
While it might seem like Christmas and New Years holidays would have the most drinking and driving problems, more DUIs are seen in the summer, especially surrounding the 4th of July.
April 17, 2020
How Has COVID-19 Affected Addiction?
The impacts of COVID-19 have left many with feelings of stress, anxiety and even depression - and these feelings can boost an addiction and bring out new undesirable behaviors.
April 6, 2020
COVID-19 And Care Addiction Center
We’re still here, and we are offering online courses for DUI, Substance Abuse, and After Care. It’s effective, it’s confidential, and you can do it from the comfort of your home.
Jan 8, 2020
Why Intensive Outpatient (IOP) May Be The Answer You've Been Looking For
When someone looking for help can’t stop their lives altogether, intensive outpatient can be the answer they are looking for.
Jan 2, 2020
Why Family Group Is An Important Part of Treatment
When a loved one is battling addiction, we encourage family members and supportive friends to participate in therapy and assist on the road to recovery.
Dec 5, 2019
New Year's Resolution: Alcohol Rehab
The new year is traditionally a time to set new, healthier and happier living type goals for yourself. If you’ve been thinking of combining New Years resolutions with Alcohol Rehab, here are some things to consider...
Oct 30, 2019
How To Know When You Need Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol and Other Substances
How do you know when having a few drinks is actually a problem? There will be indicators along the way.
Oct 22, 2019
What To Look For In An Addiction Treatment Center For Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
Not all treatment programs and services are alike. When researching options these criteria may help ...
Oct 15, 2019
What To Expect During Alcohol Treatment
Long term recovery means you can expect to participate in therapy sessions - working on yourself, coping skills and changing your mindset.
Sept 23, 2019
Medication Assisted Treatment For Substance Abuse
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of anti craving medications to alleviate cravings + urges that come with substance abuse.
Aug 9, 2019
Does Insurance Cover Rehab For Substance Abuse Or Alcohol Treatment?
The short answer, yes, if you have an insurance policy, your treatment is most likely covered. Find out here...
Six week Intensive Outpatient Program patients are educated about coping skills,relapse prevention techniques, therapy, mindfulness, & more.