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How Does Vivitrol Treatment Work

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Rhonda Roper, LCSW, LISW Rhonda Roper, LCSW, LISW Rhonda serves as BrightView Health’s Vice President of Quality Operations. Prior to joining BrightView in 2020, Rhonda has over 18 years’… read more Published: October 11, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 As with quitting any other addictive drug, discontinuing opioid use can result in various withdrawal symptoms, including intense cravings for the drug. Opioid cravings can make it extremely challenging to refrain from using the drug again. Medication assisted treatment (MAT) can help alleviate…

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How Addiction Therapy Deals With Triggers

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: October 9, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 Getting through withdrawal from drugs or alcohol is one of the first accomplishments you will achieve on your recovery journey. After this period, you will work to build the healthy coping skills you need to maintain your sobriety. Willpower is not always enough to…

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Family History and Addiction

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Dan Bielecki, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS Dan Bielecki, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS Dan is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervision designation (LPCC-S) and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor… read more Published: October 7, 2021 Updated: October 23, 2023 If you have ever sought substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, you are likely familiar with the addiction treatment assessment. An admission specialist takes your vital signs and asks questions about your substance use and your family history. You may wonder why addiction treatment centers want to…

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Medication Assisted Treatment in Chesapeake, VA

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Dan Bielecki, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS Dan Bielecki, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS Dan is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervision designation (LPCC-S) and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor… read more Published: October 6, 2021 Updated: October 6, 2021 Although substance use disorder has increased over the years, addiction treatment has advanced to improve recovery rates. Medication assisted treatment (MAT) is a highly effective treatment approach for alcohol and opioid use disorders. Getting help from evidence-based programs, like those at BrightView’s Chesapeake, VA addiction treatment…

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Healthy Addiction Coping Skills

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: October 5, 2021 Updated: October 5, 2021 To achieve long-term success in recovery, it’s important to develop healthy addiction coping skills. It can be difficult to build these coping skills on your own since it is often a lack of these skills that contributed to substance abuse initially. In outpatient addiction…

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Drug Addiction Quotes to Help You Through Recovery

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Dan Bielecki, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS Dan Bielecki, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS Dan is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervision designation (LPCC-S) and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor… read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: September 14, 2021 Drug addiction recovery can be incredibly challenging, but you can make it through with professional help from a drug addiction treatment program. Your care team will be there for you when you experience cravings, withdrawal symptoms, and triggers. As you go through therapy, your counselors may…

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How to Choose the Best Addiction Treatment Center near Dayton, Ohio

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: September 27, 2021 Updated: October 1, 2021 Of the millions of Americans suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, only a small percentage get the help they need to recover. Committing to recovery is a big step, but it can be challenging to get started. With the assistance of BrightView’s Dayton, OH…

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Finding a Medicaid Drug Rehab in Lexington

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Rhonda Roper, LCSW, LISW Rhonda Roper, LCSW, LISW Rhonda serves as BrightView Health’s Vice President of Quality Operations. Prior to joining BrightView in 2020, Rhonda has over 18 years’… read more Published: September 25, 2021 Updated: September 14, 2021 Although drug and alcohol addiction is a serious problem that can cause lasting problems when left untreated, millions of Americans never get the help they need. There are many reasons for not seeking professional addiction treatment. One of the most common reasons is…

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Does Alcohol Rehab Work?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Rhonda Roper, LCSW, LISW Rhonda Roper, LCSW, LISW Rhonda serves as BrightView Health’s Vice President of Quality Operations. Prior to joining BrightView in 2020, Rhonda has over 18 years’… read more Published: September 23, 2021 Updated: October 1, 2021 Determining the efficacy of an alcohol addiction treatment program is not a simple task, and there is no definite answer. While no alcohol recovery programs can boast a 100% success rate because many variables can affect whether alcohol rehab will work for an…

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Average Cost of Drug Rehab in Kentucky

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Rhonda Roper, LCSW, LISW Rhonda Roper, LCSW, LISW Rhonda serves as BrightView Health’s Vice President of Quality Operations. Prior to joining BrightView in 2020, Rhonda has over 18 years’… read more Published: September 20, 2021 Updated: September 21, 2021 One of the most common concerns about getting help from a drug rehab is the cost of treatment. No one wants to go into debt on the road to recovery. However, by carefully selecting your drug treatment program, you can find an affordable…

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