Blog: Recovery Talk

Is There Such Thing as Health Insurance that Covers Substance Abuse?

Although over 22 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol problem, less than 2.5 million ever get that treatment. There are barriers to getting treatment for drug or alcohol addiction. For many people, the problem lies in finding an affordable rehab. For those people, there is health insurance that covers substance abuse. And there are […]


The Most Important Difference Between Inpatient and Outpatient Drug Rehab

When you’re addicted to drugs or alcohol, it can be a negative cycle that’s hard to get out of without outside help, like outpatient drug rehab. Pretty much everyone in the world lives according to some sort of cycle; for many people, these cycles are positive. For addicts, substance use creates an artificially positive feedback […]


The Incredible Benefits of Yoga for Addiction Recovery

According to the Surgeon General, 1-in-7 people in the U.S. will face substance addictions. With almost 21 million Americans dealing with addiction, its a dangerous problem. Thankfully, the right recovery center can help. Did you know that using yoga can help with addictive behaviors? As a method of holistic treatment, yoga helps individuals through the recovery process. […]


Aftercare Preparation: A Checklist for Clean and Sober Living

The day is finally here. You have completed your addiction treatment program and are clean and sober. It was hard work and there were days you weren’t sure you could do it, but you did! Now what? Some people believe once they are finished with rehab they can resume their life and pick up where […]


Important Mental and Physical Benefits of Getting Sober

Thinking it’s time to quit your drinking habit? Want to get drugs out of your life for good? Using drugs and alcohol can have huge effects throughout every part of your life. While you may know deep down that you need to quit, you may also find it hard to convince yourself that it’s really time […]


7 Rehab Essentials to Prepare for Residential Inpatient Treatment

Overcoming substance abuse isn’t easy. But seeking help for your problem is a huge, and courageous, first step. For many, the best way to focus on their recovery is to check into a residential treatment center. While your initial concerns may involve how to get into rehab fast as well as questions about how rehab works, there are also practical considerations to take […]


Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP Program): What is it and What to Expect

If you or someone you love is dealing with a substance abuse problem, it might feel like your options for getting help are limited. You might look at treatment programs and assume that you have two options. You can go to inpatient treatment or deal with it on your own in an outpatient program that […]


Prevention Is Key: The 7 Most Common Relapse Triggers to Avoid After Rehab

When it comes to addiction recovery, a relapse might seem inevitable. After all, studies show that two-thirds of people who have been in recovery for less than a year will relapse. However, for those who manage to make it through the first year, the statistics get better. If you stay sober for a year, your chance of […]


What to Expect From an Opiate Detox

Opiates are responsible for the death of over 900 people per week in the United States. Millions of people are addicted to opiates such as heroin or prescription pain killers, and this number is rapidly increasing. In order to avoid the potentially devastating consequences of opiate addiction, it’s vital to quit. This process can be difficult, […]


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