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 […]

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 […]

Prescription and Pharmaceutical Drug Abuse and Addiction

Prescription drugs are a common cause addiction, and represent a large percentage of new rehab enrollments across the country. There is a common misconception held by many that prescription and pharmaceutical drugs are not as harmful as illicit drugs since they’re prescribed by doctors and hold recognized medicinal uses. But the reality is, any substance if abused […]

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 […]

Are rehabilitation clinics and detoxification clinics the same?

Rehabilitation clinics and detoxication clinics are different, however they do often overlap. In fact, many, if not most, inpatient rehab programs offer detoxification programs to patients, allowing them to participate in their standard rehabilitation program upon completing the detox process. To decrease the likelihood of health complications associated with withdrawal symptoms and to minimize the […]