Am I an Addict?


Sometimes, recognizing the fact that you have an addiction can be challenging. Perhaps you have convinced yourself that you're not an addict, because you're still able to go to work and function in daily life. Or, maybe because you're surrounded by others who are drinking or using recreational substances, you feel that your behavior is [...]

Am I an Addict?2021-11-10T17:07:10+01:00

Is Teletherapy Right for Me?


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, teletherapy has undeniably become more popular, but even as life returns to normal, people are still recognizing the benefits and convenience of teletherapy. While some people have returned to receiving in-person services, others continue to utilize teletherapy to treat addiction. If you're in the market for addiction treatment, [...]

Is Teletherapy Right for Me?2021-11-10T16:59:16+01:00

Dr. Rosenblatt on What’s the Fix: Prescription For Change Show


iRecovery's Dr. Melanie Rosenblatt MD joins What's the Fix: Prescription For Change Show host Andrea Bailey. In this interview, Dr. Rosenblatt and Andrea discuss the overdose crisis in America, we gain insight into the history of iRecovery, we hear from iRecovery patient Dawn Wilkerson, and explore advancements in telehealth mental health services. Listen Now [...]

Dr. Rosenblatt on What’s the Fix: Prescription For Change Show2021-11-10T16:26:59+01:00

Why is MAT Better?


At this point, most people in the addiction treatment world have probably heard of medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, which refers to treatment programs that use medications in combination with behavioral techniques like therapy and group counseling to treat addiction. MAT is most commonly used in the treatment of opioid addiction, but some people may receive [...]

Why is MAT Better?2021-11-10T16:40:20+01:00

What is addiction treatment?


If you or a loved one is living with a drug or alcohol addiction, you may be wondering what addiction treatment looks like. While everyone's treatment plan will vary based upon their unique situation and needs, there are some general things that you can expect from addiction treatment. There are different levels of treatment, as [...]

What is addiction treatment?2021-10-22T17:42:04+02:00

Signs of Addiction


According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 20.4 million Americans experience a substance use disorder, which is the clinical term for an addiction, within a given year. Since addiction is so prevalent, most people will know someone with an addiction at [...]

Signs of Addiction2021-10-22T17:55:19+02:00

How to Get Narcan


Narcan, the brand name for the drug naloxone, can be life-saving in the case of opioid overdose. Narcan has the ability to reverse overdose effects. While historically used by medical personnel and emergency responders, Narcan is now available for use by the public. If you or a loved one lives with an opioid addiction, you [...]

How to Get Narcan2021-10-19T21:23:13+02:00

What is Narcan?


Narcan is a popular word in the addiction treatment community, but not everyone understands what this substance is, or how it works. Perhaps you have heard someone make a reference to Narcan before, but you aren’t exactly sure what it is. If you or a loved one lives with an addiction to an opiate, understanding [...]

What is Narcan?2021-10-04T20:14:34+02:00

Overdose Rates on the Rise


Drug overdose rates have climbed significantly over the past year. According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were an estimated 96,801 deaths from drug overdose in the 12-month period ending in February 2021. Overall, an increase of over 20,000 drug overdose deaths above the 74,234 overdose [...]

Overdose Rates on the Rise2021-09-23T22:02:54+02:00
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