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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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A New Evidence-Based Treatment Approach for Mothers with Opioid Use Disorder

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 14, 2021 Updated: September 13, 2021 For new mothers who are struggling with opioid use disorder, treatment is especially important. Babies who are born to mothers who are dependent on opioids are at risk for neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS), also referred to as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). This syndrome impacts newborns who are exposed to opioids before birth. The symptoms of NOWS can lead to longer stays in intensive care units and a need for drug addiction treatment. However, a…

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What We Celebrate During National Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month

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 13, 2021 Updated: September 14, 2021 National Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month is celebrated each year in September. The goal of this annual celebration is to bring attention to the achievements of those in recovery. Even if a person has completed a rehab program, their work is far from done. While sobriety…

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Suicide Prevention Day: How You Can Spot Depression Warning Signs

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 10, 2021 Updated: September 14, 2021 Friday, September 10th, 2021, is World Suicide Prevention Day. September has also been designated as National Suicide Prevention Month in the United States. Many people who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction feel anxious or depressed and think suicidal thoughts. With the help of…

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5 Qualities of The Best Outpatient Treatment Centers

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 8, 2021 Updated: September 8, 2021 Searching for “the right” outpatient addiction treatment program can be overwhelming. So, it is important to make sure the program is a good match for you or your loved one.  However, not all programs are equal. Here are 5 specific attributes that define an excellent outpatient treatment program. Properly Trained Staff The staff are the backbone of any business, and if they aren’t well equipped with the skills and personalities to help someone through recovery,…

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What Are the Most Common Suboxone Side Effects?

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 7, 2021 Updated: June 3, 2024 Recovering from opioid addiction is typically not a smooth process, and setbacks are completely normal. Thankfully, medications like Suboxone can help you get through withdrawal more comfortably and sustain your recovery for the long term. While Suboxone can be a powerful ally in your…

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Tackling Guilt and Loneliness in Recovery

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author BrightView News BrightView News read more Published: August 30, 2021 Updated: August 30, 2021 Sobriety can introduce a wave of new emotions that someone might not have been aware of or felt in their entirety during their active addiction.  Feeling emotions like guilt and loneliness in their full force while being sober can often be uncomfortable and frustrating. So, let’s break these down. GUILT A lot of people, in active recovery, will start to think about and ruminate on the decisions they…

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