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what is the cost of drug rehab

The real cost of using your insurance to pay for drug rehab

Will I Get A Large Bill When Rehab Ends? In other words, what does drug rehab cost? Or more specifically, what is my cost, going to be? When I started looking for a treatment center for my drug-addicted son, who was, I saw some enticing ads. Some of them offered up promises like “up to … Read more

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Drug Intervention Guide

Is my loved one a good candidate for a drug or alcohol intervention? I have some good news. Substance abuse recovery treatment has advanced in the last couple of decades. It’s no longer true required that you have to hit “rock bottom” to get help. A planned drug intervention might possibly be the solution that … Read more

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Heroin Addiction – Trends

How long with the Heroin Addiction Trend Last? There is an unfortunate trend with Heroin Addiction – more people are suffering from the drugs deadly effects. Why are so many people using this drug?  Despite the risk of overdose, some folks abuse heroin because they are trying to not to feel pain. They may also take … Read more

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The Big Question about Addiction

The Big Question about Addiction – Rose Lockinger This is somewhat of a “loaded” question, isn’t it? Is addiction a medical condition? A mental illness? A behavior? What causes it? Is it genetics, environment or choice? If you ask ten different people, you’ll likely get ten different answers, and even medical and mental health professionals … Read more

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Drug and Alcohol Detox

What is a Drug and Alcohol Detox? Detoxification is a process to manage withdrawal symptoms. This is done by clearing toxins from a person who is physically dependent on drugs or alcohol. The goal is to minimize physical harm.  Important note: this is different from substance abuse treatment or rehabilitation.  Detox is the medically supervised process to prevent life-threatening problems that … Read more