Rural and Urban Kentucky Feeling the Effects of COVID and the Opioid Crisis At The Same Time

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 9, 2020 Updated: December 9, 2020 COVID – 19 has put a significant strain on Kentuckians, and some rural, lower income areas are feeling the effects even more so.  This pandemic has shed an unexpected yet predictable light on the ever-present problems in these areas, including the lack of access to basic necessities such as mental health care and addiction treatment.  When someone who was already struggling financially, is met with layoffs, or losing their housing or other significant resources due…

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10 Things You Need to Know About Stress

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 5, 2020 Updated: December 5, 2020 What do you need to know about stress? Most people will say they’ve dealt with stress plenty of times in their life. They are sure to say that it has impacted decisions and created problems for them along the way. Yet, stress can do much more damage than you realize, often leading to substance abuse and making mental health disorders difficult to manage. At BrightView, we can help you with those complex situations. What You…

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Why You Should Never Put Off Treatment

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 1, 2020 Updated: December 1, 2020 Have you thought about putting off treatment for drug and alcohol abuse? Perhaps you know, in the back of your mind, that you need this type of help. Yet, you’re simply unsure if you can step away from your busy life right now to participate in a treatment program at Brightview. There’s no doubt that it’s challenging to acknowledge that you need help, but there are reasons why you should act now. Why Should You…

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Sober Living During The Holidays

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 26, 2020 Updated: November 26, 2020 Whether this is your first year with sober living or you’ve been through a few holidays before, it’s not easy. The people, experiences, and expectations can make this season challenging. You don’t want to deal with that, especially if you are in alcohol addiction recovery that’s fresh. What can you do? Staying sober for the holidays is often easier to do when you have a professional team to call on, like ours at BrightView, when…

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5 Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 24, 2020 Updated: November 24, 2020 Alcohol addiction is a very real condition. For many, alcohol addiction happens gradually, after regular alcohol consumption becomes a habit. In all situations, it’s critical not to overlook what’s happening to you. If you have addiction withdrawal of any type, including alcohol withdrawal symptoms, you may be unsure what to do. Our team at BrightView offers a comprehensive alcohol use disorder treatment program to help you heal. What Is Alcohol Withdrawal? When a person consumes alcohol,…

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How To Get Help with Heroin Addiction

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 20, 2020 Updated: June 2, 2021 Do you need help with heroin addiction? If you know you are using heroin and struggling to stop doing so, recognize that this isn’t your fault. As a highly addictive drug, it’s making it nearly impossible to stop using on your own. However, our heroin use disorder treatment program can help you to recover and achieve the wellness you deserve. BrightView offers a comprehensive program to help you get to that point. What Can Heroin…

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Why Rehab in Erlanger, Kentucky Isn’t Working

By insightnewsletters insightnewsletters Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 18, 2020 Updated: October 28, 2022 Erlanger, Kentucky has a population of roughly 19,000 people and the median age is between 35 and 38 years old.  Erlanger is a bustling city, home to a massive Amazon sorting center and many other thriving businesses.  Erlanger is also part of Kenton County, which is in the top five counties for heroin-related overdose deaths, according to the Kentucky Medical Examiner and coroner reports.   The Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition also reported Erlanger/Kenton County as being…

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5 Signs You Might Have A Drug Addiction

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 13, 2020 Updated: May 11, 2021 Do you think you might have a drug addiction? You may think you are using drugs and still managing your daily responsibilities with ease. Yet, you’re struggling with needing to use often, or maybe it is just always on your mind. Recognizing the signs of addiction is important. Once you do this, you can then take steps to get the drug use disorder treatment program you need and that BrightView offers. When Do You Need…

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Most Addictive Drugs In Youngstown, Ohio

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 11, 2020 Updated: November 11, 2020 Do you know what the Top 10 Most Addictive Drugs in Youngstown, 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. According to the Ohio Addiction Recovery Center, Mahoning County (Youngstown) was ranked 7th in the state from 2010-2015 for accidental drug overdose deaths. The following two…

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What Is Stimulant Use Disorder?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 11, 2020 Updated: June 4, 2024 There are many types of stimulants used illicitly today that can have a negative impact on your health and your future. These include illegal drugs like cocaine or meth as well as legally prescribed medications like Adderall. Many people using these drugs develop stimulant use disorder. It’s easy to see why stimulant use can occur, but what can you do if you’re unable to stop using? That’s where our stimulant use disorder treatment center can…

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