Addiction Glossary

What is an Opioid?

By |February 28th, 2018|

There is a lot of discussion in the news regarding opioids and the rising rates of opioid addiction. This may leave you wondering, what is an opioid?  The Oxfor [...]

Intensive Outpatient Programs versus AA or NA Meetings: What’s the Difference?

By |October 6th, 2017|

One of the questions we commonly hear in admissions is, “How is an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) different from attending AA meetings?”  Why would I choose [...]

Dual Diagnosis

By |June 27th, 2017|

Dual diagnosis emerged as a diagnosis more than 20 years ago. What is dual diagnosis? Why is it so important for drug and alcohol addiction treatment? Dual diag [...]

Extended Care Addiction Treatment Programs

By |March 30th, 2017|

Extended Care is a relatively new concept in the addiction treatment field and is largely a result of the growing evidence that more is needed to obtain long-te [...]

What is Rehab?

By |January 23rd, 2013|

What is Rehab? Rehab is one of the best-proven methods to recover from addiction to alcohol and drugs. Recovering from addiction is a process and attending a re [...]