According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), more than 19 million American adults (aged 12 and older) struggled with a substance abuse disorder in 2017. Genetics, environmental factors and mental health disorders are all factors that can increase a person’s risk of … [Read more...] about Will I Lose My Job if I Go to Rehab?
No matter how helpless or powerless you feel right now there is hope. Domestic abuse and addiction are some of the worst things that can happen to a person. It is especially distressing when it’s happening to a loved one. The road to helping your loved one that is not only in an abusive … [Read more...] about How to Get Someone Into Rehab That Is in an Abusive Relationship
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, relapse rates for addiction are between 40-60%. These rates are around the same as hypertension or diabetes. This clearly means that it is hard to kick an addiction, yet most addicts think they can stop anytime they want and without any … [Read more...] about Is Rehab Really Necessary? Can I overcome addiction on my own?
Watching your spouse fall down the rabbit hole of addiction can be a horrifying thing to witness, doubly so because you feel helpless and unsure of how to manage the person you vowed to spend your life with. Whether they are addicted to alcohol, prescription medication or street drugs, the damage … [Read more...] about How can I help my spouse go to rehab?
Addiction is a complex disease, and one that isn’t offered adequate support. Besides dealing with the impact of an addiction on their family life and work, most addicts’ families also have to consider the financial implications of treatment. Unfortunately many have insurance policies don’t offer … [Read more...] about Does Insurance Cover Rehab