a man struggles with heroin withdrawal symptoms

Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms

Despite national campaigns aimed at creating more awareness about opioid addiction, there remains a strong stigma surrounding heroin addiction. This stigma is due to how pop culture has portrayed heroin use throughout the years. The fact is, heroin is one of the most widely abused drugs in the nation by people of all walks of…

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What Is Partial Hospitalization for Addiction Treatment?

At Spokane Falls Recovery Center, our partial hospitalization program (PHP) is the highest level of treatment we offer. Many people who have a substance use disorder also have one or more co-occurring mental health disorders. Following successful drug or alcohol detox, individuals who do not require around-the-clock care can transition into our partial hospitalization program.…

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How to Support a Loved One in Drug Rehab

Addiction causes significant damage to personal relationships, and the closer you are to an addicted individual, the greater the damage. When addiction has gone on for long periods of time, addiction overshadows most interactions with your loved one. This situation can create a rollercoaster of emotions. Now that your loved one has chosen to attend…

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September Is National Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month

This September marks the 32nd annual National Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month. This year’s theme, “Recovery Is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community,” reminds the general public that substance use and mental health disorders have impacts that reach far beyond the individual level. It further reminds people in recovery and those who support…

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Recognizing Suicide Prevention Day

Launched in 2003 by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) with the World Health Organization (WHO) endorsement, World Suicide Prevention Day is recognized annually on September 10th to promote worldwide action to prevent suicide. Experts estimate that nearly 3,000 people a day, or one million per year, die by suicide. The connections between suicide,…

a group gets the most from their rehab treatment

How to Get the Most from Rehab Treatment

Sadly, a significant portion of the millions of Americans affected by addiction never seeks the professional help readily available. Rehab treatment programs offer individuals and their families the opportunity to recover and heal from substance use disorders and the co-occurring mental health conditions that often contribute to them. Addiction is a complex disease, and it…

a woman is introduced to an outpatient rehab

Why Outpatient Rehab Works for Busy Lifestyles

Of the millions of Americans who struggle with substance use disorders, estimates indicate that only one in ten seek treatment, even though it is widely available. There are countless reasons why people choose not to seek professional addiction treatment, but among the top are the time required for inpatient treatment and the restrictions it places…

a woman helps a loved one into alcohol treatment

Helping a Loved One into Alcohol Treatment

Witnessing a loved one suffer from an alcohol use disorder is painful and difficult. Trying to figure out how to help can lead to feelings of frustration, confusion, anger, fear, guilt, and worry, all of which take a toll on your well-being. Alcohol use disorders affect millions of people throughout the world. In the United…

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Where to Find Meth Rehab in Spokane

Methamphetamine is a derivative of amphetamine, which is a potent central nervous system stimulator. Amphetamines are prescribed to treat medical conditions like ADHD, narcolepsy, and clinical obesity, and when used properly, are highly effective. Methamphetamine, also referred to as meth, crystal meth, crystal, and crank, is commonly illegally produced in meth labs and sold as…