Absolutely! There's a lot of options and supports for family members. Al-Anon, Nar-Anon to name two. They can also attend a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, to encourage and support their loved ones.
It really depends on the individual on how severe their problem is and what type of treatment is determined to be needed in order for them to remain clean and sober.
Rehab is an opportunity for somebody to, in a safe place, talk about the issues that may have lead to their drinking or drug use and start coming up with the behaviors that they're going to need to change in order to stay clean and sober.
You have two choices to make. One is to continue supporting the person, which could end up making things worse. Or, you need to make a decision about how to help protect yourself because their drinking or use is affecting you, too. The first step would be to give us a call at Allied Addiction [...]
Does combining medication with individualized therapy goals greatly increase the odds of lasting success?Jeff Swartz2017-05-31T21:15:51+00:00
Yes! Do not be fooled by doctor’s that do not accept insurance and/or just write scripts for Suboxone or Subutex, offer Vivitrol injections, Naltrexone implants, etc. Medication alone is NOT ADDICTION TREATMENT. In PA, addiction treatment is highly regulated and only state-licensed facilities can provide addiction treatment. Taking medication without addressing a person’s addictive tendencies [...]
Group length depends on the level of care you are placed into initially. How long you remain in each level of care depends on how well you are doing. As you progress through your treatment goals and you are stable enough to step down into a lower level of treatment, you will attend with less [...]
Yes. AAR specializes in treating addiction. Seeing a generalized counselor is great, but our counselors are specially trained in addiction treatment. Even more important, if you are interested in medication-assisted treatment, most health coverages require that you are in treatment in order to have your medication pre-authorized. Through specific addiction treatment, clients learn how to [...]
This is dependent upon the initial evaluation with our clinical team and based on the Pennsylvania Client Placement Criteria (PCPC). PCPC are a set of guidelines designed to provide clinicians with a basis for determining the most appropriate care. The intensity and frequency of group therapy is designed to meet the client with the level [...]