What Kinds of Addiction Can Be Treated

Addiction is not one size fits all problem The different forms of addictions can vary in how they present and in how they are treated, but one thing remains true regardless of the type of addiction you are suffering from – you can recover. REHBS facilities effectively treat substance abuse and addictions to both illicit drugs, prescription […]

An Introduction to Rehabilitation, Recovery & Addiction Treatment

You have questions. We have answers.  The first step in recovering from any addiction is to acknowledge the addiction and choose to recover. It sounds simple, but it the process can be daunting. The rehabilitation process can take time and will often require an addict to greatly change their lifestyle or environment, and like with […]

How to Find the Right Rehab

Finding the right drug or alcohol rehabilitation center can be difficult It’s an unfortunate reality, but addiction has become an increasingly common affliction, with thousands of Americans entering rehab every day. But addiction remains a personal experience, one that can vary greatly from individual to individual. So, it should come as no surprise to anyone that treatment plans and facilities […]

Signs of Addiction

The specific signs of addiction can vary, often changing depending on the personality of the individual affiliated and the type of addiction they are suffering from, often making it difficult to determine whether the individual is or is not an addict. However, it is important to note that addiction, by its most basic definition, is […]

Are there rehabs for individuals under 18?

Addicts under the age of 18 present unique and challenging concerns during rehab. Many recovery centers are simply not set up to handle their specific rehabilitation needs. If you or your child is an addict and is currently under 18, we recommend finding a facility specifically tailored for servicing minors. If you know of someone […]

Recovery Milestones

The road to recovery can be a long one. But it’s not a journey you have to take alone or one that need to be completed all at once. Most experts agree, it’s best to take things day by day and step by step. Here are a few landmarks to help guide you along your […]

Alcohol Abuse and Addiction

Alcohol is a very popular drug over much of the world. However, dependency and regular abuse of the drug, also known as alcoholism, is exceptionally dangerous. And due to the prevalence and often, cultural significance of the drug, relapse is an all to common occurrence. Often, alcoholics crave alcohol, and if  their cravings are strong […]

Will insurance cover my behavioral addiction?

At the moment, behavioral addictions or “soft” addictions such as compulsive gambling, sex addictions, work addictions, love addictions, internet addictions, and shopping addictions are not generally defined as to be medical conditions by most health insurance plans, and as such most insurance plans do not cover these behavioral addictions. This is not to say that […]

Behavioral Disorders and Addictions

Behavioral disorders, such as behavioral addiction, eating disorders, and impulse controls disorder, are characterized by impulsivity, or a failure to resist temptation, impulse or urge that may be harmful to oneself or others. In a clinical setting, impulsivity is characterized by five behavioral stages, impulse, growing tension, pleasure on acting, relief from the urge, and guilt […]

An Introduction to Addiction Recovery Financing

There are many different forms of addiction, but most fit into two basic categories – substance abuse and behavioral addiction. Substance abuse – which includes alcoholism, abuse of illicit or illegal drugs (like Cocaine, Heroin, Ecstasy, or Crystal Meth), and the abuse of pharmaceutical, prescription or legal drugs (like Vicodin, Oxycontin, Klonopin, Adderall, Nicotine or […]