Living With Someone Going Through Drug or Alcohol Recovery – Toledo, Ohio

If you’ve helped an addicted loved one into treatment you’ve already done them a potentially life-saving service, but treatment isn’t a “cure”—the patient will always have to work on his/her drug or alcohol recovery. It’s not an easy process, and it’s difficult to know how to live with someone going through it. Seeing a loved

A Physician vs. Non-Physician Designed Drug Rehabilitation Center

When the time comes to choose the best possible drug rehabilitation center for yourself or an addicted loved one, many overlook some important criteria: namely, the credentials of the program’s caregivers and staff. While some facilities employ people with “Dr.” in front of their names, their degrees are not always in medicine. While they may

Using Food and Nutrition for Effective Drug Addiction Rehab

The old saying goes “you are what you eat.” And while drugs and alcohol aren’t strictly eaten, the phrase still holds true. Addicts who consume immense quantities of these harmful substances are doing damage to their bodies and are often extremely malnourished as a result. This poor nourishment leaves a body feeling sick and tired,

The Benefits of Focused Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab

When choosing the best treatment option for someone struggling with addiction, there are lots of variables to consider: residential or outpatient? Location? Treatment philosophy? Recovery rate? Price? There’s another often-overlooked facet, though: size. Different drug and alcohol rehab facilities have different capacities, from less than a dozen to over one hundred patients at once. How

Professionalism: An Asset in the Workplace and in Drug Rehabilitation Centers

The Ridge knows that it’s not uncommon for a professional—that is, a doctor, lawyer, business person, etc.—to find themselves addicted to drugs or alcohol. Even so, many professionals don’t like to admit that drug addiction is a problem in their community. Lucky for them that the very same status and responsibility than makes them hide

How To Defend Against Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription painkillers are necessary for people in unbearable pain after an injury or a major medical procedure, but they have a deadly dark side that has more people seeking drug treatment programs by the day. Opioid painkillers are extremely easy to become addicted to and introduce people to a life-destroying habit. Every American needs to