Drug Misuse and Substance Use Disorders: A Look at the Midwest

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report on drug misuse provides insight into the state of a serious problem, one that leads to many thousands of overdose deaths and emergency room visits every year. The CDC report is a snapshot of data from across the country, examining the challenges that individuals in specific parts … Read More

6-Point Checklist for Choosing a Drug Rehab Facility

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Should you choose a rehab facility based on its location? What about its programs? When you are choosing a drug rehab facility, it can be difficult to know exactly how you should make that choice. Here are a few items to include on your checklist. 1. A Supportive, Positive Culture While the goal of your … Read More

Crisis in the Making: A Look at Benzo Misuse in Ohio

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The opioid crisis is often in the news, and it has led to a severe rise in overdose rates. However, there are other drug issues as well, and one of these is the misuse of benzodiazepines, also called benzos. According to Healthline, “while doctors are prescribing fewer painkillers, prescriptions for these anti-anxiety drugs are still … Read More

3 Reasons to Choose an Accredited Drug Rehab Facility

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It is not always easy to embark on a life free from addiction. When you do, you need the support of experienced, dedicated professionals who can help you create your new, sober life. By choosing an accredited drug rehab facility, you choose to ensure that you have competent professionals on your side. What Is Accreditation? … Read More

What Kind of Mental Health Pros Work in Drug Rehab?

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Who can you expect to encounter when you attend a drug rehab program? Mental health professionals are dedicated to helping you become sober. Who are they, and what role could they play in your recovery? The Experience of Addiction Treatment in an Ohio Drug Rehab If you’ve never experienced rehab before, you might wonder who … Read More

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Ohio’s Babies

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In the United States, a baby is born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) every 25 minutes as a result of drug use throughout pregnancy. In fact, the use of opioids in pregnancy has dramatically increased over the past two decades, causing a significant rise in the number of babies that are born suffering from withdrawal … Read More

Understanding the Role of DBT in Addiction Treatment

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As you look at options for addiction treatment, you may come across the acronym “DBT.” This stands for dialectical behavior therapy, but what does this actually mean? DBT is used as part of a holistic and comprehensive strategy to treat addiction. What Is DBT? Dialectical behavior therapy uses both group and individual therapy and skills … Read More

What Are Partial Hospitalization Programs and How Do They Work?

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There are many ways to treat addiction, and the type of program chosen will depend on each individual and his or her particular circumstances. One effective means of treating substance use disorder and helping those suffering from it is through the use of partial hospitalization programs (PHPs). What exactly is PHP and how does it … Read More

Understanding Percocet Addiction

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Percocet is a type of painkiller that many people use to alleviate severe pain. Whether from an injury, chronic medical issue, or surgery, some pain can be so intense that traditional over-the-counter medication simply does not work. In these cases, physicians may prescribe much stronger medications like Percocet in order to help mask the pain. … Read More

Ohio Residents Ask: Can I Join the Military after Addiction Treatment?

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For some people, joining the military is a lifelong dream. This dream can be sidelined by a substance use disorder. If you are working on getting treatment, can you still fulfill that dream in the future? Is it possible to join the military after your addiction treatment? If you are planning to join the military, … Read More