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Nutrition Education as Part of Addiction Recovery

What you eat has a significant impact on how you feel. Most clients who enter drug or alcohol addiction treatment are suffering from poor nutrition as well as substance use disorder. Unfortunately, feeling run-down and depleted makes the work associated with recovery seem overwhelming. For this reason, nutrition education plays a critical role in addiction…

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How Does Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Addiction Work?

An intensive outpatient program, also known as an IOP, provides a middle-level of support for those in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. This program is less supervised and formal than residential care. But an intensive outpatient program offers more structure than outpatient services. It’s also an excellent choice for clients who want to recover…

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How Motivational Interviewing Is Used in Addiction Recovery

Motivational interviewing is a form of addiction treatment in which the therapist acts as the interviewer, and the client becomes the interviewee. The purpose of this type of treatment is to prompt a change in the client’s life. For instance, people who struggle with alcohol use disorder may find motivational interviewing helpful because it helps…

patient learning about partial hospitalization for addiction

How Does Partial Hospitalization for Addiction Treatment Work?

Partial hospitalization for addiction treatment may be an option for clients who meet certain criteria. In a partial hospitalization program, also known as a PHP, clients receive more treatment and supervision than they would in outpatient care, but less than they would in a residential program. As a result, a PHP is often used as…

a woman wonders if she could benefit from drug rehab

3 Signs You Could Benefit from Drug Rehab

If you have a substance abuse disorder, it is much more of a problem when you fail to recognize why you need rehab. However, for many people, drug addiction treatment can be very beneficial in the recovery process. Finding a reputable drug rehab facility to help with your recovery is equally important if you want…

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Alcohol Rehab in the Boston Area

The effects of alcoholism can adversely affect someone’s life. Most of these effects are harmful and can even result in death. The only effective mechanism to overcome alcoholism is to enroll in an alcohol rehab center for many people. If you live in the Boston area and may have an addiction to alcohol, Rockland Recovery…

a person contemplates opioid addiction and which ones to avoid

Commonly Abused Opioids and How to Prevent Addiction

Over the last two decades, the U.S. has gone through an epidemic of overdose-related deaths. Every nineteen minutes, someone in America dies of a drug overdose. Today, legally acquired opioids are the second most abused drugs in the country, right after cannabis. This opioid epidemic is so widespread that more people die from an opioid…

a man benefits from intensive outpatient treatment for addiction

3 Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Treatment

After realizing that you may be struggling with addiction, the first step to recovery is to enroll in a treatment center. One aspect to consider is the level of assistance in treatment that you may require. At Rockland Recovery, our team wants to help you explore the available rehab programs so that you can find…