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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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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 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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What to Look for in a Treatment Center in Spokane

Alcohol and drug abuse and addiction cause significant damage not only in the life of the addicted person but in the lives of their family members. Substance use disorders know no boundaries and affect people across all demographics. Luckily, the many stigmas surrounding substance abuse and addiction have lessened in recent times, as the medical…

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Long-Term Consequences of Heavy Marijuana Use

Marijuana use has long been hotly debated. Its proponents have touted it as a harmless, natural, and even beneficial drug, but for every person who supports it, another opposes it. Historically classified as a Class I drug, the general perception of marijuana use has changed in recent years. It has been legalized for medical or…

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What Is Court-Ordered Treatment?

The impacts of drug and alcohol addiction are far-reaching, affecting not only the person suffering from addiction but their friends, family, and even society as a whole. People suffering from addiction are more likely to encounter legal problems than the general public because they are more likely to engage in risk-taking behaviors. Finding yourself involved…

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How to Have a Sober Summer Vacation

Summertime: the days are long, skies are blue, and fun is in the air. Summer is a time of socialization full of parties, barbecues, concerts, vacations, and hanging out at the lake, pool, or ocean. For most people, alcohol is a central part of summertime activities. For those in recovery from alcohol or drug abuse,…