Alcohol treatment centers are places for you to go and get clean if you’re suffering from an addiction to alcohol. These centers are usually staffed with medical professionals and counselors who are trained to help you beat your addiction. Depending on your insurance provider, you treatment may be covered under your policy. It’s always best…

Rehabilitation from drugs and alcohol start with a very important first step: detoxification. Detoxing your system is one of the reasons so many people enter alcohol and drug rehab centers. Their addiction source is cut off and they have no access to it. It’s a forced way to jump start recovery when the person has…

Most individuals with substance abuse problems don’t get the treatment they need. As Morgan Freeman’s rehab counselor character in the movie Clean and Sober said, “The best way to break old habits is to make new ones.” Rehab is all about breaking those old “maladaptive” habits and establishing a new healthier routine. Freeman’s process in…

Making the decision to stop drinking is a big step, and one you can be proud of, but sometimes you can be intimidated by all the work. An alcohol rehabilitation program can be a huge help on your road to sobriety. There are many caring facilities that can help you in the process, with programs…

If you feel you have a problem with alcohol, counseling might be the answer. Many people sometimes feel like they’re having a problem with drinking, and feel ashamed, or as if they have to hide themselves and their drinking. This becomes a serious issue, because what you really need if you have a problem with…

For those of us who are living with addiction, sobriety may be a word we don’t think will ever apply to us. Our addiction has wrapped around our brains and the only escape is death. This is not true. Anyone with any drug addiction CAN achieve sobriety if they get the right kind of treatment…

If you’re suffering from an addiction and need serious treatment, you should consider seeking inpatient rehab. When you check into a rehab facility and put yourself under the care of medical professionals, you have a greater chance of recovery then if you would have fought your battle alone. You can locate an inpatient rehab clinic…

The truth is that drug rehabs are not a Cheech and Chong joke. They are in the serious business of saving lives. If you are looking for drug rehabs, you can investigate a number of facts. Ask a lot of questions. Do they provide dependency education? Find out how long the facility has been in…

Ethnic Minority Groups The cultural norms and beliefs of an ethnic group can have a significant impact on an LGBT person’s feelings about his or her sexual orientation or gender identity, his or her ability to express that identity, and how other members of the ethnic group treat the LGBT person. Although an LGBT orientation…

Levels of Care Levels of care refers to the intensity and duration of services being provided by a program to clients, including inpatient, residential, therapeutic, partial hospitalization or day treatment, intensive outpatient, outpatient, aftercare and follow up, and monitoring services. LGBT substance abusers should be assessed to determine the range of services and levels of…