Why is Southern California PHP Treatment Beneficial?

Why is Southern California PHP Treatment Beneficial? If you’ve become more reliant on alcohol or drugs to the extent it’s interfering with your life, you might be overwhelmed by the volume of treatment options at your disposal in Southern California. Broadly, speaking, addiction treatment falls into one of the following two categories: Inpatient rehab Outpatient…

What Does Medication-Assisted Treatment Involve?

What Does Medication-Assisted Treatment Involve? Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a term used to describe the delivery of treatment for alcohol use disorder and opioid use disorder using specific and FDA-approved medication. Medication is often used during the detox phase of recovery, but MAT is effective at all levels of care, including outpatient treatment. It’s a…

Costs and Benefits of Attending a PHP Program

Cost and Benefits of Attending a Partial Hospitalization Program PHPs (partial hospitalization programs) are commonly called day programs. With this form of addiction treatment, you’ll benefit from intensive treatment suitable for a variety of substance use disorders. PHPs also work well for treating alcohol use disorder.             Partial hospitalization programs…

COVID-19 Mental Health Strain Connection to Xanax Abuse

COVID-19 Mental Health Strain Connection to Xanax Abuse Xanax is the most famous brand name anxiety drug as also branded as alprazolam, a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines, also commonly referred to as benzos, are a family of drugs including Klonopin, Valium, and Ativan. If the name Xanax sounds familiar, that’s not surprising. Xanax is the most widely…

Signs of Substance Abuse in Youth

Signs of Substance Abuse in Youth Youth substance abuse can increase the likelihood of a teen developing an addiction to drink or drugs when they reach adulthood. Substance use disorder is becoming more prevalent in schools as shows and media demonstrate false glorification of the effects of drug usage. It’s important, though to make a…

Benefits of Physical Movement and Substance Abuse Treatment

Benefits of Physical Movement and Substance Abuse Treatment Just as there are many different types of addiction, so there are many different types of addiction treatment. You, your loved ones, and family members may be looking for the right treatment and don’t know where to start. However, the good news is, if you’re looking for substance…

What is a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

What is a High-Functioning Alcoholic? Almost 15 million Americans have alcohol use disorder, according to the 2019 NSDUH (National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Today we’ll go over some ways to identify characteristics of a high-functioning alcoholic and how to help a high-functioning alcoholic. Stereotypically, people with compulsive or otherwise problematic drinking habits struggle to…