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Choosing Between Inpatient Rehab Centers vs. Outpatient Rehab Centers

Inpatient Rehab Centers maybe your ticket to recovery!

Inpatient Rehab Centers maybe your ticket to recovery!

Typically there are two types of rehab centers – inpatient rehab centers and outpatient rehab centers. Both facilities can assist with recovery from various types of addictions and conditions such as eating disorders or mental illness. So, how do you choose whether your treatment would be best facilitated in an inpatient rehab center or an outpatient rehab center?

Outpatient Rehab Centers

With outpatient rehab centers, you will receive a specified level of support for the condition or addiction and that’s about it. For instance, you may attend a weekly class or meeting with a counselor to discuss your recovery but outside of the weekly meeting there will be little (or no) support provided. Outpatient rehab centers do not provide ongoing support once you walk out of the facility building. With outpatient rehab centers, once you leave your weekly meeting, or daily therapy session you are in the world dealing with your recovery on your own.

Inpatient Rehab Centers

Inpatient rehab centers provide 24 hour support and care for your addiction or condition. Patients live at the facility and typically are provided with everything that they need to facilitate successful recovery from addiction or conditions such as eating disorders or mental illness. Inpatient rehab centers provide around the clock care and support to promote a successful recovery.

Inpatient rehab centers usually have physicians, nurses, counselors, and various other specialists on staff to assist in your recovery and care. For those recovering from extreme eating disorders such as bulimia, or anorexia and for those recovering from mental illness or addiction, inpatient rehab centers provide the care and treatment required for a healthy and successful recovery.

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Recognizing Prescription Drug Abuse in Seniors

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Prescription drug abuse is a growing concern across all walks of life and among every age group. The consequences for seniors, however, can be far more devastating due to their health and vulnerability. As these individuals get older, they are more likely to be exposed to prescription medications and like other prescription drug users, succumb….

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Are there Free Rehab Clinics for Addiction?

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Fortunately for many addicted individuals who also suffer from financial issues as a result of their drug abuse, free rehab clinics do exist. These facilities are able to treat a person’s addiction without the need for them to spend the small amount of money they still have after the devastating effects of drug abuse. When….

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How to Celebrate the Holidays While in Rehab

Celebrating the holidays while in rehab is a depressing prospect for some. It is important to remember that the holidays are an excellent time to become sober for both your friends and family. According the National Institute on Drug Abuse, stress can cause relapse, being alone during the holidays is a source of stress for….

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All Rehab Centers Are NOT Created Equal

Not all rehab centers are the same!

Obviously enough, no two drug rehab centers are the same but what is not always so obvious is the fact that no two rehab centers are created equal.  The search for a drug rehab center that actually understands your addiction and ways to treat such addiction can be both overwhelming and exhausting.  Drug rehab centers are only successful in treating those who they view as a unique individual with unique needs, and for whom they tailor a program that is specially designed to help one person—YOU!

5 Signs You Need Drug Rehab

Drug rehab isn’t a sign of weakness but a sign of strength.

It is never too late to seek help for addiction but if you wait too long the chances of irreparable damage being cause as a result of your addiction increase significantly. If you are not sure whether you need drug rehab or not consider this – if you have tried to stop using on your own and….

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Prescription Drug Abuse Curbed by Monitoring Programs

Prescription drug abuse is still a major problem in the US.

Nearly all of the states in the country now have or are in the process of implementing Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP), which are electronic data-sharing systems designed to reduce the current escalation of the abuse and addiction to pharmaceuticals. As more of the nation continues to update into the digital age, so has the….

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Do Free Inpatient Rehab Centers Exist?

Some individuals truly need inpatient care for one reason or another, but since these programs are generally more expensive than outpatient centers, they sometimes do not attend the programs they require. In actuality, there are inpatient and residential treatment programs that do provide low-cost and even free care to patients who need it. How Many….

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