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What Is Biofeedback Therapy?

According to Barr’s The Human Nervous System: An Anatomical Viewpoint, the nervous system is divided into two major sectors: the central nervous system that consists of the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system that consists of all the nerves outside the central nervous system. The central nervous system controls nearly every bodily […]

Naltrexone Therapy & Rehab

Naltrexone is an FDA-approved medication that is used as a form of medication-assisted treatment for both alcohol and opioid use disorders.1  It was initially developed in 1963, but was approved to treat opioid addiction in 1984 and alcohol use disorder in 1994.2,3 Naltrexone is available in pill form as ReVia or Depade, and there is a […]

ADHD and Addiction

Studies show that people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also have an increased risk of substance use disorders (SUDs).1 When a person has ADHD or another mental health disorder in the presence of an SUD, this is known as having a co-occurring disorder. Roughly half of teens and adults with SUDs have a lifetime diagnosis of […]

Can You Bring Your Pets to Treatment?

Addiction treatment is not an easy process. It’s typically a challenging and uncomfortable journey that can involve a lot of discomfort, both physical and emotional. It requires taking a good hard look at oneself to discover the roots of what led to substance abuse. Withdrawal itself can be incredibly trying. However, the end result of […]

Should I Travel for Rehab?

Understanding your options for rehab is important when you are considering getting help for a substance abuse problem. Navigating the world of substance abuse treatment can feel overwhelming and confusing at times. You are probably asking yourself many questions such as, “should I travel for rehab?” or “am I able to attend a rehab out […]