Are Drug Treatment Programs Equipped to Handle Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

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If you’re struggling with a co-occurring disorder that includes PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), you’re not alone; according to a study published in Time Magazine, more than 50 percent of those with PTSD also have a substance abuse problem of some kind. Also, those who have PTSD are as much as 4 times more likely to have a problem with drugs and alcohol compared to those who do not have the mental health disorder, according to a separate study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, a peer-reviewed medical journal covering psychological research, assessment, and practice. Fortunately, the right rehab facility […]

How Long Is a Drug Detox Program (And Do I Have To Sleep There?)

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You have taken a major step forward in your life. You have come to terms with the fact that you have a problem with addiction. You can see how your life is spiraling out of your control because substance abuse has taken over everything that matters. You can’t focus on anything that is important, like your family or your job, because you are consumed with the source of your addiction. You can see what direction you are going if something doesn’t change. Your health is going to be in trouble. You could be looking at major consequences. You need to […]