a woman in the rehab admissions process

What to Expect in the Rehab Admissions Process

If you have been struggling with drug or alcohol abuse or addiction, you can feel not only that you are alone but that getting better is hopeless. Substance use disorders frequently co-occur with mental health disorders. The two are complexly intertwined and feed off one another, creating a cycle that can feel impossible to escape.…

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Reasons to Seek Alcohol Treatment in Washington State

Alcohol use disorder (AUD), commonly referred to as alcoholism, is a chronic, often progressive disease that impacts millions worldwide. Alcohol consumption is an integral part of American culture, and many platforms promote its usage. Many people can consume alcohol regularly without incident. For many others, the compulsive consumption of alcohol can take over life, leaving…

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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…