Month: June 2020

What Is IOP?

IOP stands for “intensive outpatient program,” and it is one of several options you have when exploring different types of rehab. An IOP is often the next phase of continued care for people who have completed rehab, but it may also be used as a substitute for inpatient treatment in some cases. The type of …

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TREATMENT APPROACHES FOR ADDICTS APART FROM REHAB

Drug addiction is a severe medical problem that most health practitioners recommend rehab for a long-term successful treatment option. However, numerous addict might find it challenging to cope with rehab facility programs and soon fall back to their addiction. All hope is not lost because new studies in the medical realm indicate that people differ …

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What is the role of a sponsor in a recovery program?

Recovery sponsors are advocates for sobriety. They hold people accountable and help guide them through the next steps of life, whether it’s getting a job, attending therapy or reconnecting with loved ones. AA or NA sponsors have completed a 12-step program and have been in recovery for at least one year. They use their first-hand …

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Is Mild Alcoholism More Insidious Than Full-blown Addiction?

Most people do not realize they are alcoholics until it’s too late. The drinking culture is widely embraced in the United States and around the world. Many people take alcohol at social events like birthdays, weddings, office parties, among others. During these functions, most people tend to overindulge. A casual drink with friends may seem …

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