Why Length of Stay Matters

Why Length of Stay Matters - The Meadows Texas

By Beau Black How long does rehab take? And is inpatient or outpatient treatment going to be more effective in helping me achieve and maintain sobriety? These are two of the biggest factors considered when deciding to enter drug or alcohol addiction treatment. Many people want to expedite their path to recovery, but effective treatment […]

The Other Epidemic: Opioid Overdose Deaths and Medication-Assisted Treatment

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A man at my home group said these words not too long ago. He’s a person I respect: a father, husband, and veteran who still exudes such a degree of military bearing I find it hard to imagine that he ever had an addiction problem. He represents the power of the program: We become the parents, friends, life-partners, and citizens we always were meant to be. He is clearly living a life in which The Promises have come true, deservedly so, but his words show the wisdom behind those promises.

You Can Get Clean, Even If You Don’t Want To

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Overcoming addiction can be a huge battle. The thought of going to rehab might frighten you. You might never want to get clean and sober. Or so you think. The truth is, people with substance abuse problems are at risk of overdose and death, and there’s research to back this up. Unfortunately, more than 70,000 people […]

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