What Percentage of Addicts Stay Sober?

Long-Term Sobriety: What Percentage of Addicts Stay Sober? It’s common to hear about celebrity overdose deaths that occurred after a stint in rehab, such as Tom Petty and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Hearing about their death after having been in rehab makes one wonder what percentage of addicts stay sober and just how effective drug rehab…

List of Opioids and Their Effects

List of Opioids, Their Effects, Overdose Signs, and Prevention The opioid crisis in the United States, which is affecting people of all walks of life, has been declared a public health emergency by President Trump. This declaration comes at the same time that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that 115 American lives…

Top 2 Best Drug Rehab Centers in Illinois

Discover The 2 Best Drug Rehab Centers in Illinois As with the rest of the country, the number of opioid-related deaths steadily increased from 1999 to 2016; roughly 15.3 deaths per 100,000 people were attributed to the abuse of opioids. All manner of substances is abused in the state, and by all demographics. Thankfully, Illinois…

How to Prevent Overdose of Drugs

How to Prevent Overdose of Drugs: The Signs and How to Prevent It The worst possible outcome for a drug abuser is an overdose that leads to their death. No one wants that for themselves or their loved ones, yet every year, thousands of lives are lost to the terrible disease of addiction and the…

Sober Vacation Ideas and Travel Destinations

Sober Vacation Ideas: Where to Go and What to Do Without Alcohol Recovering from an alcohol addiction changes many things about one’s life. One of the things that change is your holiday making and traveling. The initial thought may be that your holiday will be less fun if you’re no longer able to drink, but…

10 Signs Someone is a Closet Alcoholic

Hiding Alcohol Use Disorder – 10 Signs Someone is a Closet Alcoholic In the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s 2015 statistics for alcohol use disorder, an interesting fact came to light: out of the 15.1 million adults living with alcohol use disorder, only a handful (6.7 percent) got treatment even though treatment for…

10 Tips for Choosing a Halfway House

Look Over These 10 Tips for Choosing a Halfway House to Help You Make Your Choice Since there isn’t a ‘cure’ for addiction, one of the best ways to maintain sobriety after finishing an inpatient or outpatient program is to make use of aftercare services such as halfway houses. These programs help to keep a…

Types of Drug Rehab Centers

Discover the Types of Drug Rehab Centers Available and What Types of Treatment Programs They Offer One of the principals of effective treatment, according the government-funded National Institute on Drug Abuse that strives to advance addiction sciences, is there isn’t just one type of treatment that will effectively help all addicts. As such, many rehab…

Top 7 Pennsylvania Drug Rehab Centers

Discover Our Picks for the Top 7 Pennsylvania Drug Rehab Centers According to a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism report in 2015, an estimated one third of the population in the United States have been addicted to alcohol in their life; however, only around 20 percent went through treatment. This statistic, according to…

Does Outpatient Alcohol Rehab Work?

Does Outpatient Alcohol Rehab Work? A Closer Look at How Outpatient Rehab for Alcoholism Works Based on a 2015 report, as many as 10 percent of Americans have had to suffer through an addiction at some point. However, only about 25 percent of those people got treatment for it. One of the main problems with…

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