What Is a Monitored Detoxification?

Detoxification from substances is a pivotal step towards recovery. It is also a mental and physical challenge. Detox can be emotionally and physically exhausting. Sometimes detoxification can also kickoff life-threatening withdrawal symptoms. This is why you need the help of medical professionals who can monitor this process to ensure your health and safety. Different Types […]

What Is the Link Between Mental Health and Substance Abuse?

  Many individuals that experience addiction to alcohol or other drugs have experienced or will experience a co-occurring mental health diagnosis in their lifetime. Although there is a high prevalence of comorbidity between addiction and mental health disorders, this does not necessarily mean that one caused the other. Many factors contribute to the link between […]

How Do I Know When My Client Needs Residential Treatment?

  Recommending a client for residential treatment can be stressful. You want to know you’re making the right choice by talking to them about a higher level of care. In private practice, clinicians feel a considerable amount of responsibility for their clients. After all, there is only one of you making important decisions for them. […]