Benefits of Group Therapy In Addiction Treatment

Jun 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Addiction Treatment, Recovery Treatment

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A part of seeking treatment for substance use is finding a community that truly understands you. Not only can this community help you in times of need, but can also celebrate with you in times of accomplishment.

At Providence Recovery, we offer our clients the ability to participate in group therapy as a way to encourage community connections. 

Continue reading to learn more about why we believe in group therapy. 

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Benefits of Having an Addiction Treatment Program Located in Your Community

Feb 12, 2020 1:15:44 PM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Addiction Treatment, Addiction Recovery, Local Addiction Center

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What comes to mind when you hear that an addiction treatment center is moving to your community? 

Will it attract “addicts?” 

How about, wondering if the crime rates will spike? 

We can refer to these stigmas as having a “not in my backyard” mentality, and both questions are untrue. Research proves that having a local, community-invested addiction treatment center near you can decrease long-lasting addictions and altogether the following in your hometown: 

  • Crime rates
  • Healthcare costs
  • Homelessness 

Continue reading to discover the positive impact an addiction treatment center can have on your community

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Breaking the Addiction Language Stigma: What You Can Do About It

Jan 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Substance Use Disorder, Addiction Treatment, Stigma

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Generally, addiction is known for compromising a life full of health for one that is entangled with negative, self-sabotaging experiences. At Providence Recovery, we understand a person who struggles with a substance use disorder (SUD) goes through many ups and downs when battling the disease. Most people don't want to be associated in a negative light - especially to be labeled an addict when they're trying their best to recover. 

Frequently, the stigma around addiction makes it worse for everyone involved due to a lack of information and knowledge about the topic at-hand. Let's find out more about the stigma of addiction and what you can do to minimize these adverse effects. 

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Impaired Driving and Its Consequences

Dec 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Addiction Treatment, drug abuse, drunk driving

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Daily, 29 people in the United States die from motor vehicle crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver. Driving after more than a few drinks or using drugs is a serious offense and should not be taken lightly. 

Continue reading to fully understand the importance of impaired driving, its consequences and how Providence Recovery can help you receive the right addiction treatment. 

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How Are Addiction and Crime Rates Correlated?

Oct 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Addiction Treatment, drug abuse, crime rates

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In today's society, substance abuse and crime rates continue to correlate concurrently. Even more, offenders are not receiving the treatment they need.

Research reveals that treatment works for drug-abusing offenders. Not receiving addiction treatment through the lack of access or refusal of services can be detrimental for individuals who are incarcerated and suffering from a substance use disorder (SUD). 

Continue reading to find out more pertinent information about the correlation between addiction and crime rates to help your loved one before it's too late. 

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What To Do If Your Loved One is Experiencing a Withdrawal

Oct 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Addiction Treatment, Recovery, withdrawal symptoms

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Did you know that the relapse rate for individuals struggling with substance use disorders is relatively high? The rate is estimated to be between 40 percent and 60 percent.

A few factors influence the severity of withdrawal:

  • Level of dependency 
  • Length of time abusing the substance
  • Type of substance abused
  • Method of abuse (e.g., snorting, smoking, injecting, or swallowing)
  • Amount used each time
  • Family history and genetic makeup
  • Medical and mental health factors

Learn more about withdrawal and how you can help your loved one below. 

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What Options Does My Loved One Have for Addiction Recovery?

Sep 18, 2019 10:22:15 AM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Addiction, Addiction Treatment, Recovery Treatment

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Research finds that when people take advantage of aftercare services, rates of relapse decrease. You need a personalized treatment plan for your loved one’s specific desires for their journey through recovery.  

Some standard components of a typical aftercare treatment plan include outpatient treatment, counseling, recovery support groups, sober living homes and support from friends and family. 

At Providence Recovery, we accommodate patients who seek treatment options through various treatment services that are customized to fit their needs. We pride ourselves on providing patient-centered addiction treatment, including:

  • Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Partial Hospitalization Program
  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Sober Living Home

Continue reading below to learn which treatment option is best for your loved one. 

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