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Using Blue Cross and Blue Shield Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Using Blue Cross and Blue Shield Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health insurance provides coverage for mental and behavioral health services, including treatment for addiction and substance use disorders. If you have BCBS and need help recovering from drug and alcohol dependence, your insurance plan...

Using AHCCCS Health Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Using AHCCCS Health Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS, pronounced as “access”) covers a wide range of behavioral health services, including addiction treatment. If you have AHCCCS health insurance and need professional treatment for addiction, it’s possible your...

Using Cigna Health Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Using Cigna Health Insurance for Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Cigna health insurance provides coverage for addiction and substance use disorders. If you have Cigna and need professional treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, the services you need may be partially or fully covered by your insurance plan. Continue reading to...

The Dangers of Peer Pressure in Addiction

The Dangers of Peer Pressure in Addiction

The existence of peer pressure has never been in question, but true studies and research behind it haven't always been as thorough as it has in recent years. The cornerstone of countless anti-drug and alcohol campaigns in schools, peer pressure is a common driver in...

Setting Healthy Boundaries During Recovery

Setting Healthy Boundaries During Recovery

Setting boundaries is something we all struggle with from time to time. Often times it's to spare the feelings of someone we care about or the situation is too much to want to deal with directly so we just let it keep going on instead. Everyone deserves an environment...

What Is an IOP for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

What Is an IOP for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) The use of intensive outpatient programs can be found in multiple fields to treat a variety of conditions. When an IOP is part of a drug or alcohol addiction program, it typically means that the individual was not in a situation...

How Long Does Inpatient Drug Treatment Last?

How Long Does Inpatient Drug Treatment Last?

Addiction and substance abuse treatment can seem like a daunting task to undertake given the time and energy it takes to complete. It's important to think ahead of treatment and how much time is still left to be enjoyed without the weight of addiction slowing things...

AHCCCS Insurance for Addiction Treatment

AHCCCS Insurance for Addiction Treatment

One concern that many individuals and families have about substance abuse and addiction treatment is making sure that the costs can be covered so that once treatment is done, money isn't a new stressor. America's Rehab Campuses is proud to serve our Arizona residents,...

Do the Effects of Alcoholism Get Worse With Age?

Do the Effects of Alcoholism Get Worse With Age?

The world of alcohol abuse and addiction is far more common than most of us would hope, but also expect. Drinking is seen as the thing to do when partying or needing to unwind and with such a stressful world we live in, many are more than happy to oblige and grab a...

What Is Dopamine and How Do Drugs Affect It?

What Is Dopamine and How Do Drugs Affect It?

You've likely heard about dopamine in one way or another when it comes to talks about addiction. It's not just drugs that can have an impact on dopamine release and regulation, anything that we expect a reward from can trigger a dopamine rush. When someone steps out...

Spotting the Signs and Symptoms of Relapse

Spotting the Signs and Symptoms of Relapse

Addiction is a lifelong disease that, while having no cure, can be successfully treated through proper use of addiction treatment. The process of treatment begins with a period of detoxing, the time of adjustment your mind and body have to make when returning to a...

What Is Substance Use Disorder?

What Is Substance Use Disorder?

Substance abuse is nothing new to a large majority of us. Whether we've experienced it firsthand, seen someone going through it or have simply watched it play out on TV, we've become accustomed to its existence. When something like substance abuse becomes normalized,...

Adderall vs. Ritalin: What You Should Know

Adderall vs. Ritalin: What You Should Know

Both Adderall and Ritalin are used widely in the United States to help treat those diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. The stimulant drugs help to reduce mental clutter that decreases an individual's ability to access their working...

Can Your Body Go Into Shock When You Stop Drinking?

Can Your Body Go Into Shock When You Stop Drinking?

When the time comes to start asking these questions surrounding quitting alcohol, it typically means that it's time to start the process itself. Wondering what happens when you stop drinking is only natural given how severe it's portrayed in the media. While most...

Consequences of Drug Abuse

Consequences of Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is one of the most concerning conditions on the rise in the US with over 10% of individuals claiming to be addicted to drugs or alcohol. The reason for this growth can be attributed to many sources such as normalization through media, lack of proper care...

Alcohol Is a Depressant: Does That Mean It Causes Depression?

Alcohol Is a Depressant: Does That Mean It Causes Depression?

Understanding the impacts alcohol abuse has on our mental health can help us make better decisions when it comes to drinking and moderation. Much like taking a cigarette break, having a drink or two is often used to unwind and decompress from a stressful day or...

How to Truly Define Addiction

How to Truly Define Addiction

Addiction is a diagnosable disease that impacts millions of Americans every year. One reason that addiction is so prevalent is the simple fact that so many substance are addictive. Everything from the caffeine in a morning cup of coffee to hard, illicit drugs that...

How Long For Brain Chemistry To Return To Normal After Drinking?

How Long For Brain Chemistry To Return To Normal After Drinking?

There's a reason that a night of drinking can lead to a rough hangover the next morning. This is because alcohol abuses both the mind and body during use, inhibiting all measures of self-regulation and control that make our daily lives comfortable and pleasant....

How Did the Opioid Epidemic Begin?

How Did the Opioid Epidemic Begin?

Right now our country is fighting to combat and understand the opioid epidemic that's ravaging communities across the nation. The National Institute on Drug Abuse defines opioids for us, covering the most common types of opioid seen. "Opioids are a class of drugs that...

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