The Good Life Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment

The Good Life Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Intensive outpatient addiction treatment, or IOP, is an incredibly dynamic and effective type of treatment thanks to a few factors. First and foremost, it introduces the idea of our continuum of care. This is the idea that successful rehab – the type of treatment that sets clients up for permanent recovery – requires more than […]

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Dangers of “Nodding Out” on Heroin and Opiates

“Nodding Out” is a common term for a heroin or opioid induced state that causes overdose related deaths more often than any other drug euphoria or high. When heroin enters the brain, users feel a strong euphoria, or “rush”. However, this is inevitably followed by a period when the person experiences a trans-like state that […]

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Relapse prevention is a common topic of discussion during outpatient treatment

The Link Between ADD and Addiction

For close to 30 years, hundreds of studies have shown that ADD/ADHD can last well into adulthood in a third to half of people afflicted, and extensive research has shown that young kids with ADHD are more likely than the general population to develop chemical addictions as they get older. ADHD is five to 10 […]

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What Makes A Good Drug and Alcohol Rehab?

You’re probably enduring some of the hardest times of your life if you’re searching for a Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Rehabilitation Program. Whether its for yourself or a loved one, its simply overwhelming, discouraging, and stressful. There are so many treatment centers claiming to be the best, boasting their fancy facilities, and guaranteeing recovery. While there many great programs out there, there are just as many that are simply insurance […]

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Jax’s Recovery Journal -Day 4

Jax’s Recovery Journal -Day 4

The last time I saw the ocean I was so drunk that I don’t even remember it. I vaguely remember stumbling around trying to talk to these two girls and them being like “eww what’s this guys deal?” It turned out a seagull had crapped on my forehead and I didn’t know it. Seems there’s […]

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