Resources Available to Veterans: Seeking Treatment for a Substance Abuse Concern

Understanding the root causes of substance use in Veterans and identifying treatment services available towards those individuals affected: By Alisha Barnes, M.S. Presence of Addiction in Veterans Addiction is categorized as a complex brain disease, characterized by changes in the wiring of the brain and affecting aspects of judgment, decision-making and the management of behaviors.…

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SUD Aftercare: An Indispensable Part of Successful Treatment

Why do patients receiving Inpatient medically supervised detoxification and rehabilitation levels of care for their substance use disorders (SUD’s) usually succeed in achieving their treatment goals?  Our experience at Tully Hill Treatment and Recovery indicates that they succeed because their treatment and care occurs in a setting and environment that is highly structured. It also…

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How to Stop Being an Angry Drunk

Alcohol abuse and dependency impact millions of Americans annually. Alcohol is prone to addiction because of the euphoric effects it causes when you become intoxicated. It can make you physically and psychologically dependent, causing painful and serious withdrawal symptoms when you stop drinking. Alcohol abuse and alcoholism increase your risk of engaging in dangerous behaviors,…

Does Insurance Cover Rehab?

“Does insurance cover rehab?” is a common question for individuals starting addiction treatment. Like any medical treatment, patients have to pay a facility to receive treatment. Depending on the patient’s insurance coverage, they may have to pay none or a part of the actual treatment costs. Does Insurance Cover Rehab? Before going to rehab, individuals…

What Is Partial Hospitalization?

As people begin searching for addiction treatment options, many individuals want to know, “What is partial hospitalization?” Many rehabs include options like outpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. The right program choice for one person is different than the right option for someone else because each person has a unique addiction history. By learning…