Ohio Couple Turn to Activism after Devastating Opioid Losses

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Imagine losing nine of your family members to a preventable illness. It may be difficult even to fathom, but for Pickerington, Ohio residents Mike and Diana Yoder, this nightmare was their reality. After experiencing the tragic losses of several beloved nieces, nephews, and a cousin to the opioid epidemic in about two years, the couple … Read More

How to Handle Stress without Drugs and Alcohol

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When the demands of daily life get to be too much, it can feel that the only natural solution is to reach for something to soothe your stress. For some, these coping mechanisms may be something like calling a friend, going for a walk, engaging in physical activity, or getting a good night of sleep. … Read More

Understanding Tolerance, Dependence, and Addiction in Columbus Rehab

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While many believe that drug tolerance, drug dependency, and drug addiction are the same thing, there are subtle but vital differences you should know as you enter a path to recovery so you can understand your situation and better cope with it. The most noteworthy distinction is that tolerance and dependence are physical manifestations of … Read More

What’s That? What Ohioans Should Know about Opioids and Hearing Loss

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As the nation continues to battle a sweeping opioid crisis, Ohioans, in particular, are feeling the burden of this widespread and devastating addiction. While most residents of Ohio are well-aware of the costs of growing opioid dependence on their loved ones or perhaps even on themselves, one lesser-known side-effect that fails to get people’s attention … Read More

Will Changes to Medicaid Affect Ohio Drug Rehab Patients?

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Ohio residents who receive Medicaid should take note that significant changes are coming to the program that will affect accessibility and the terms of what services they can access with their coverage. This will involve a requirement that mandates Ohio Medicaid recipients to work in order to receive healthcare. However, most people currently receiving taxpayer-funded … Read More

How Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work in Ohio Drug Rehab?

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One of the most important goals of drug treatment is to prevent a relapse. As part of an individualized treatment plan, patients are trained to be mindful and recognize signs of a potential relapse, identifying possible triggers and developing coping mechanisms along the way to decrease the likelihood of it happening over time. One of … Read More

Ohio Hospitals Team with Addiction Treatment Providers to Address Crisis

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Ideally, when a person suffering from a substance use disorder goes to the hospital, they will receive coordinated care that treats both their primary symptoms and addresses the underlying causes of their substance abuse. Until recently, physicians at Mercy Health, a network of hospitals based in Ohio, experienced considerable frustration, finding themselves at a loss … Read More

PTSD and Addiction: Healing Both Wounds in Ohio Drug Rehab

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Researchers estimate that more than half of people living with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) also battle addiction. This means that those affected by PTSD are two to three times more likely than their non-affected cohorts to suffer from addiction such as drug-dependency, alcoholism, or even food addiction. This article explores why these two disorders tend … Read More

4 Reasons to Find Aftercare Support in Ohio

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After going through rehabilitative addiction therapy, you should feel accomplished. After all, admitting that you need help and then taking the necessary steps to get it is never easy, nor is it always easy to stay clean afterward. However, for long-term addiction recovery, a healthy aftercare support system is essential to making sure that your … Read More

Dealing with PAWS after Ohio Drug Rehab

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For those struggling with addiction, one of the most common concerns about entering rehab is dealing with withdrawal symptoms during and immediately after detox. Withdrawal symptoms can be uncomfortable, but with proper professional care (and sometimes medication), they are also manageable. This article explains post-acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS), why it occurs, and what symptoms it … Read More