Addiction Treatment Blog

What Are Some of the Risk Factors for Addiction?

What Are Some of the Risk Factors for Addiction?

Addiction is an extremely difficult disease to manage and overcome on your own. What makes addiction even harder to address is that it can manifest in anyone regardless of their circumstances. That being said, there are certain...

What Happens After Drug Addiction to Keep You Sober?

What Happens After Drug Addiction to Keep You Sober?

Once you make the decision to enter into drug and alcohol treatment, you'll be able to focus on fixing what's happening to you right now. That often includes working on breaking dependence on drugs and working through past trauma. It may mean learning how to manage...

The Importance of Holistic Living in Recovery

The Importance of Holistic Living in Recovery

There are many reasons to enter into residential treatment for addiction. Quite often, the process is all about creating a future for yourself that doesn't involve the use of drugs and alcohol. You'll work on past trauma that got you to this place and create a plan...

Can You Get Addicted if You Do It Just Once?

Can You Get Addicted if You Do It Just Once?

When it comes to developing an addiction, everyone's story is different. There are certain factors at play that can make someone more or less likely to become addicted to drugs. It's true that the first time you use a drug,...

5 Signs Your Weekend Drinking Is Actually an Addiction

5 Signs Your Weekend Drinking Is Actually an Addiction

After a long week of work, raising a family or any other responsibilities, it can be nice to unwind with friends on the weekend. The trouble starts when a few drinks in the evening turns into regular binge drinking which has...

Anger and Alcohol: What You Need To Know

Anger and Alcohol: What You Need To Know

The idea of the "angry drunk" isn't a positive one, but it does have some merit to it. Multiple studies have found that alcohol is involved in nearly half of all violent crimes , more than any other substance or drug. While some...

How Long Is The Rehab Process?

How Long Is The Rehab Process?

At America's Rehab Campuses, we understand it can be scary to give up control over certain aspects of your life to focus on recovery. One concern you may have is how long you will spend in a treatment program. It may be important...

Is Drug Addiction a Choice?

Is Drug Addiction a Choice?

Progress made in the world of addiction research and education has helped create a more accessible and accurate description of what's otherwise known as substance use disorder or SUD. Previously, addiction was largely seen as a lack of self-control or concern over...

Will Insurance Cover Drug and Alcohol Treatment?

Will Insurance Cover Drug and Alcohol Treatment?

Making the decision to invest in drug addiction treatment is one of the most important things you will do during your lifetime. It is a brave decision because you are taking on the unknown to help support your recovery and your...

How Long Does It Take to Detox Full Body?

How Long Does It Take to Detox Full Body?

Drug and alcohol detoxification is a natural process that helps the body get rid of the toxins that build up from routine use. For many people, detox means a time of not being able to use these substances after spending months or...

Knowing the Warning Signs of Relapse

Knowing the Warning Signs of Relapse

Addiction can happen to anyone, and it's one of the most grueling and difficult experiences a person might face throughout their life. No one wants to be an addict, and no one wants to fall back into that pit once they've begun...

Exploring Childhood Trauma’s Connection to Adult Addiction

Exploring Childhood Trauma’s Connection to Adult Addiction

Thanks to continued effort in the world of research surrounding addiction and its causes, we have a better understanding of the disease than ever before. That being said, there are still aspects of how addiction forms and should...

How To Know a Loved One Has Alcohol Addiction

How To Know a Loved One Has Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol use disorder, more commonly known as alcoholism, is a chronic, worsening condition that impacts a person's wellbeing and health. What makes alcohol addiction challenging is that many people can drink alcohol without being at risk for developing an addiction....

What Can Inpatient Drug Treatment Mean to You

What Can Inpatient Drug Treatment Mean to You

It is not easy to make the decision to enter into residential treatment for drug addiction. This treatment plan requires a person to leave home, where they are comfortable and where their support team exists, to get treatment for...

How To Cope With Uncertainty While in Recovery

How To Cope With Uncertainty While in Recovery

There's no questioning that the world has gone through significant changes in recent years. With this has come an immense sense of worry and concern about where we're heading on both a global and individual level. If you're one...

How Small Steps Help You Achieve Big Changes

How Small Steps Help You Achieve Big Changes

Making any big change can seem like a massive undertaking. When we see others doing it, we often only see the beginning and end of their journey. Behind the scenes lies multiple roadblocks, setbacks and challenges that had to be overcome along the way. Our skewed...

Does Aetna Cover Rehab for Drug & Alcohol Addiction?

Does Aetna Cover Rehab for Drug & Alcohol Addiction?

If you are entering rehab to pursue treatment and recovery, the last thing you need to worry about is how you will pay for it. At America's Rehab Campuses, we accept a wide variety of payment methods and insurance plans to make rehabilitation and treatment more...

How To Talk To Your Loved One About Going To Rehab

How To Talk To Your Loved One About Going To Rehab

Realizing that a friend, partner or family member is struggling with substance abuse is never a welcome revelation. The best path to recovery from addiction is through professional rehab as it allows your loved ones to get help...

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