How Important Are Peers in Recovery?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 8, 2021 Updated: January 8, 2021 If you are going through the recovery process, then it is incredibly important for you to make sure that you find a recovery group that can help you. By going to group therapy, including group virtual therapy, you set yourself up in a position to be successful. During these meetings, you will learn that you are not alone in your journey to recovery. Having a network of peer recovery support can be invaluable as you…

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Newark Community Forum

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 6, 2021 Updated: June 17, 2021 As part of our commitment to advancing community education and treatment capabilities in Newark, we are hosting a virtual forum. Key discussion areas: Addressing the needs of the criminal justice system with evidence-based principles of addiction treatment Reduced recidivism/improved medical outcomes Best practices – virtual care coordination and expanded options Optimized communication and standardized report process REGISTER FOR FREE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newark-community-forum-tickets-134418333855

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Ashtabula Community Forum

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 5, 2021 Updated: June 17, 2021 As part of our commitment to advancing community education and treatment capabilities in Ashtabula, we are hosting a virtual forum. Key discussion areas: Addressing the needs of the criminal justice system with evidence-based principles of addiction treatment Reduced recidivism/improved medical outcomes Best practices – virtual care coordination and expanded options Optimized communication and standardized report process REGISTER FOR FREE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ashtabula-community-forum-tickets-134537704897

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What Happens When I Drink Too Much?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 5, 2021 Updated: January 5, 2021 Here’s a common situation. “I drank too much. How do I get alcohol out of my system so I can get back to taking care of daily responsibilities?” If you are finding yourself in this position right now, it’s time to get help. Drinking too much, especially when you do this often, can lead to alcoholism, a condition that can limit your health and your life. At BrightView Health, we provide the treatment you need…

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What Are Your Best Addiction Recovery Options?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 3, 2021 Updated: January 3, 2021 If you are struggling with addiction, there are a number of options available to you to help you heal. You might be trying to choose between inpatient and outpatient treatment, or different treatment centers. To decide on the best addiction recovery options, consider your goals, your schedule, and your budget. Then, find a treatment center that fits your life. At BrightView Health, we offer outpatient medication assisted treatment for those who are ready to overcome drug…

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How Can You Work Outpatient Treatment into Your Daily Life?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 1, 2021 Updated: January 1, 2021 If you have recently left an inpatient treatment setting, you may believe that you are completely cured of your addiction. On the other hand, addiction is a journey. It is not a final destination. Therefore, it is important for you to invest in an outpatient treatment program. In outpatient treatment, you’ll find support and structure. While inpatient treatment provides a safe, drug-and-alcohol-free setting where you can begin your journey to recovery, outpatient treatment is designed…

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5 Reasons the Holidays Are the Best Time for Treatment

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 24, 2020 Updated: December 24, 2020 When is the best time for treatment? You may be unsure of what going through treatment during the holidays could look like. Does participating in treatment mean you will not see your family and friends? Will you be able to get the help you need when you need it? At BrightView, we offer a wide range of treatment options that fit your life, including telehealth treatment. If you are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction,…

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The Genetics of Addiction

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 20, 2020 Updated: June 3, 2021 When it comes to genetics and addiction, are the two linked? If your grandfather or mother used drugs, does that mean you’ll likely do the same? Even if there is a genetic link for addiction, a treatment program can help you overcome substance abuse. Learn more about the genetics behind addiction and reach out for help from a treatment center like BrightView today. Do Genetics Impact Addiction? Studies that looked at factors such as twins,…

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Most Addictive Drugs in Portsmouth, Ohio

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 18, 2020 Updated: September 22, 2023 Do you know what the Top 10 Most Addictive Drugs in Portsmouth, Ohio are? You might be surprised at what is on the list. If you need help with addiction, call 888-501-9865. Drug addiction should be taken very seriously. In the United States alone, there are millions of Americans struggling with some form of drug addiction.  Based on reported deaths by the Ohio Department of Health, Scioto County had 79 overdose deaths in 2019 as of Feb. 22. One of 28 counties that…

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How Has the Pandemic Affected Alcoholism?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 18, 2020 Updated: December 18, 2020 Has the pandemic affected alcoholism? Many people are unfamiliar with the factors that can drive addiction. Most of the time, the triggers for addiction are very personal situations and experiences, not large-scale pandemic events. Yet, there is evidence to point to an increasingly high risk for alcoholism to develop right now due to the current situation. When it comes down to it, it’s important to know how it is impacting you. If alcoholism is impacting…

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