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What are Outpatient Treatment Centers and How Do They Work?

2020-04-23T11:51:31-07:00

Drug and alcohol treatment programs generally fall into one of two categories — inpatient or outpatient rehab. Although both are focused on the same end goal, they approach it in different ways. Inpatient programs are fully-immersive and require patients to move into a residential facility to receive treatment. Designed to treat serious addictions, inpatient rehab makes it easier for individuals to receive continual support and harder for them to relapse. Typical inpatient programs run anywhere from 28 days to six months, [...]

What are Outpatient Treatment Centers and How Do They Work?2020-04-23T11:51:31-07:00

Six Long-Term Effects of Binge Drinking

2020-02-20T23:22:45-08:00

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six U.S. adults binge drinks at least four times every month. In this case, binge drinking is defined as a man who consumes five or more alcoholic beverages or a woman who consumes four or more drinks in two hours or less [1]. It is also the most common, costly, and deadly pattern of excessive alcohol use in the United States. A person who binge drinks as infrequently as four [...]

Six Long-Term Effects of Binge Drinking2020-02-20T23:22:45-08:00

5 Common Signs of Alcohol Dependency

2020-02-20T23:22:45-08:00

The assessment of whether or not you classify as someone who suffers from alcohol use disorder, also known as alcoholism, is a personal one. This can be a sensitive issue for both you and the people around you who are trying to encourage you to reach out for the help you are not sure you need. The line between an alcohol addiction and a temporary alcohol problem also is confusing. Either way, watching for these five common signs of increased alcohol [...]

5 Common Signs of Alcohol Dependency2020-02-20T23:22:45-08:00