What Happens to People in Rehab?

Modern evidence-based rehab comes in many forms. Many different programs are available, designed to support differing personal needs. Depending on the severity of an addiction a recovering person hospitalization with 24×7 care may be required. Other people may find less intensive outpatient options to be best. One thing the programs have in common is a…

Setting Boundaries When You and Your Child Live with an Addict

When we become parents we all decide that the number one goal will be to protect our children. When you and your child find yourself living with an addict this entails a whole new set of boundaries to ensure your child’s safety. Teaching skills such as looking both ways before crossing the street may come…

Drug Rehab Centers and How Substance Addiction is Addressed

If you have set up an appointment to have a consultation with 1st Step Behavioral Health, or any other top-rated drug rehab center for that matter, one of the most important things that will help secure your success in rehab is that you are optimistic and you believe that the rehab will work for you.…

How Psychotherapy Works in Addiction Treatment

Understanding yourself is a process that can end up taking an entire lifetime to complete. However, for those whose lives are endangered due to chemical dependence, it becomes a priority to get to an understanding with the causes and complications behind the addict. Psychotherapy has long been used to get a better understanding of people,…