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What Is PHP (Partial Hospitalization Program)?

Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) were treatment programs originally developed to help people struggling with mental illness. Initially called “day hospitals,” these programs were designed in the 1960s to help those who needed an intensive level of psychiatric care but who would also benefit from living in the larger community as well as those who had […]

Drug and Alcohol Detox Programs in Las Vegas, Nevada

For many people, detox is an important early step toward addiction recovery. Letting your body rid itself of any substances that you are dependent on is the beginning of better health and a better life. Withdrawing from the drugs or alcohol you have been using can be intense and uncomfortable. But detox can reduce some […]

Co-occurring Disorders and Integrated Treatment

People who have one or more substance use disorders (SUDs) in addition to a mental health disorder are known to have a co-occurring disorder, or dual diagnosis.2 In the United States, 7.7 million adults have a co-occurring disorder each year.3 Research shows a strong link between SUDs and mental health disorders. Of the 20.9 million […]

Alcohol Sales Drop for the First Time in 15 Years

For the first time in 15 years, the sales of alcohol have dropped around the world, according to CNN. Euromonitor International, a market research firm, began tracking the numbers in 2001. In 2015, the company found that though the dollar amount of sales rose by 2 percent, the overall volume of alcohol consumed worldwide fell […]

The Two Types Of Denial When Dealing With Addiction

Experts in the addiction and rehab field in Nevada have identified the two types of denial most associated with addiction. Type A Denial and Type B Denial. Type A Denial is when you see that you have an addiction problem and recognize that it is a problem based upon evidence. But when someone confronts you […]