inpatient vs. outpatient

When you’re ready to seek help for a substance abuse problem, you’ll want to weight the differences between inpatient vs outpatient treatment. Just making the choice can be stressful. Each type of program has pros and cons. Considering all aspects of recovery treatment as well as your own personal needs is necessary to be successful […]


Are You In Denial of a Substance Related Issue? Denial about substance abuse is probably the single biggest impediment to recovery for those affected by drug addiction. An addict in denial of a substance related issue is playing a dangerous game, one with serious consequences. In this article, we hope to give some insight into […]

Why Rehab Is Better for Addicts Than Jail The way addicts are treated in society almost seems counter intuitive. Most people believe that jail time is the best option, but studies show that imprisonment does nothing to cure drug addiction. Let’s take a closer look at the rehab vs. prison issue to determine why rehab […]

relapse prevention plan

Relapse prevention begins in treatment. In fact, relapse prevention istreatment. All of your progress in a drug rehab center works toward preventing future relapse. Entering treatment for drug or alcohol abuse can be one of the best choices you make in your life. Once you enter the program, you’ll have a comprehensive journey comprised of […]

What's An Intensive Outpatient Program?

Understanding the Intensive Outpatient Program An intensive outpatient program (or “IOP”) is designed to provide people the freedom to live off-site and still attend work or school while receiving addiction services. While some people use an IOP as their primary type of care, others may transition to an intensive outpatient program after completing a more […]