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What Are the Signs of Alcohol Poisoning?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 7, 2023 Updated: February 24, 2023 At BrightView, we understand the significance of alcohol addiction and the risks associated with its consumption in excess. Our compassionate addiction specialists are ready to help you begin your journey to lifelong sobriety. If you are concerned about a loved one who may suffer from addiction and may be at risk of alcohol poisoning, reach out for help today. Call 888.501.9865 to learn about alcohol addiction treatment options and how BrightView can help. What Is…

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What Is Drug Tolerance? Is It The Same As Dependence?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 6, 2023 Updated: February 24, 2023 Neither drug tolerance nor dependence should be taken lightly, as both could potentially lead to a substance use disorder that requires professional treatment. If you or a loved one is struggling with a substance use disorder or has become dependent on a drug, BrightView can help you get your life back on track. Please reach out to us today at 888.501.9865 to learn about the drug addiction treatment options we offer, as well as the…

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How Do Meth Addiction Treatment Centers Work?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 2, 2023 Updated: February 24, 2023 Many Americans struggle with methamphetamine addiction. Meth addiction can lead to a range of short and long-term health problems, making it hard for people to live their lives and manage their responsibilities. People who struggle with addiction often have a hard time performing at work, having good relationships, or taking care of their families. Methamphetamine is a highly-addictive stimulant. Users experience euphoria and increased energy but can also experience irregular heartbeat, weight loss, high blood…

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Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Drug Treatment

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 1, 2023 Updated: February 24, 2023 Anyone who has struggled with drug addiction knows that the journey to recovery is an individual one. For some, an inpatient program seems like the only path to success. However, some people cannot uproot their lives to enroll in an inpatient program for drug treatment. Thankfully, there are options to accommodate you on your path to recovery. When you are looking for an outpatient program that provides a higher level of assistance than traditional outpatient…


What to Know About Drug Rehab Near Pikeville, Kentucky

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 20, 2023 Updated: March 20, 2023 Not all programs offering drug rehab near Pikeville, Kentucky are equal.  Attending outpatient treatment for a substance use disorder (called “SUD” for short) is one of the most effective and safest ways to achieve long-term from addiction. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, walking into a local outpatient center like BrightView can be the easiest way to access stabilizing medication, healing therapy, and social support services. BrightView offers a wide variety…

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How Long Can You Take Vivitrol?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 18, 2023 Updated: January 5, 2023 One major obstacle in treating patients with opioid use disorder is actually a common issue with other medications—the patient can forget to take their medicine on a daily basis. This is one of the reasons that Vivitrol (naltrexone) can be a great choice for people who want to stop using opioids. What is Vivitrol? How long does Vivitrol last? How long can you take Vivitrol? Learning more about these questions can help you or your…

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Medicaid Drug Rehabs in Cincinnati

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 4, 2023 Updated: January 5, 2023 In 2020, over 400 Cincinnati residents lost their lives to drug overdose.1 As Ohio’s largest city, Cincinnati has been at the center of the opioid crisis over the last decade. Efforts to address the crisis have included the formation of an addiction response coalition, partnering with organizations in Northern Kentucky to streamline access to resources, and public health and education initiatives. One of the most important aspects of keeping Ohio residents safe is making sure…


Setting Realistic Addiction Recovery Goals for 2023

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Mikaela Taylor, LMHC Mikaela Taylor, LMHC Mikaela Taylor is a licensed clinical mental health counselor and is the State Behavioral Health Director. Mikaela has grown with BrightView and… read more Published: January 3, 2023 Updated: January 12, 2023 If you have considered quitting alcohol, the new year may be one of the best times to start. With a new year comes increased motivation and excitement about a fresh beginning. Take advantage of this positive momentum to help you achieve your alcohol addiction…

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How to Have a Sober New Year’s Eve

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 26, 2022 Updated: November 29, 2022 One of the most challenging aspects of being in recovery is learning new ways to enjoy your time with family and friends. The good news is, there are many activities that can be fun, rewarding, and not put your recovery at risk. In fact, you may find something brand new that you will love. The most tricky time, especially for someone who is newly in recovery, is New Year’s Eve. If you or a loved…