Is Long Term Drug Rehab the Best Option for You?

Seeking help for substance abuse dependence is an extremely personal decision. If you have chosen to seek inpatient or residential treatment, you will need to decide the length of your treatment program. Individualized care is important for your success. Consider the following options, and then discuss long term and short term drug rehab options with…

Betty Ford: An Advocate for the Ages

Betty Ford, former first lady and substance abuse advocate, has died at the age of 93. Ford, who battled breast cancer, alcohol addiction and prescription pill abuse, was a lifelong recovering addict and extremely influential in the evolution of substance abuse treatment programs and awareness on the subject. Ford, who became addicted to pain medication…

Drugged Driving: A Cause for Concern

While it is drinking and driving that is typically discussed in the mainstream media, another issue, drugged driving, has become much more prevalent in recent years. Thanks to increased awareness, groups are slowly beginning to take action and the nation as a whole is taking a closer look at this often overlooked, yet incredibly dangerous,…

How Art Therapy Can Assist the Drug Rehab Process

Incorporating art therapy in your drug rehab program has many immediate and long-term benefits. Even if you don’t feel you have artistic talent, working and creating with your hands can be a relaxing and rewarding experience. With art therapy, it’s not about the finished piece. It’s about the process of creating the piece and the…