Can Addiction be Cured?

Posted on: September 10, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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If you or a loved one are suffering from addiction, you've probably wondered if addiction can be cured. Like any other chronic disease (asthma or heart disease, for example), there is no cure for addiction. However, addiction can be successfully managed with proper treatment just like most other chronic diseases. Treatment Options for Addiction Addiction is treatable. There are many treatment options available to help you or your loved one stop abusing drugs or alcohol and resume Continue Reading ...

Can Addiction be Cured?

Posted on: September 10, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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If you or a loved one are suffering from addiction, you've probably wondered if addiction can be cured. Like any other chronic disease (asthma or heart disease, for example), there is no cure for addiction. However, addiction can be successfully managed with proper treatment just like most other chronic diseases. Treatment Options for Addiction Addiction is treatable. There are many treatment options available to help you or your loved one stop abusing drugs or alcohol and resume Continue Reading ...

How to Help a Loved One Struggling with Addiction

Posted on: September 2, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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One of the most common questions from loved ones regarding someone who is struggling with substance abuse is "how to help an addict." While there is no simple step-by-step solution to helping the addict in your life, there are several ways you can help them and yourself.  First, it's important to note that many people struggling with drug or alcohol abuse also likely struggle with mental health and/or physical problems. All of which can spill over into their personal lives Continue Reading ...

How To Know If Long-Term Residential Treatment Is Right For You or Your Loved One

Posted on: August 30, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Many individuals may have difficulty in knowing whether or not long-term residential treatment is meant for them. Treatment that falls under the time constraint of 6 months or longer is considered to be long-term residential treatment. Individuals who find they are struggling with psychiatric, behavioral, emotional issues, and even addiction will find much to gain from committing to a long-term residential treatment option. In regards to the beneficial aspects it provides, one will discover Continue Reading ...

How To Know If Long-Term Residential Treatment Is Right For You or Your Loved One

Posted on: August 23, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Many individuals may have difficulty in knowing whether or not long-term residential treatment is meant for them. Treatment that falls under the time constraint of 6 months or longer is considered to be long-term residential treatment. Individuals who find they are struggling with psychiatric, behavioral, emotional issues, and even addiction will find much to gain from committing to a long-term residential treatment option. In regards to the beneficial aspects it provides, one will discover Continue Reading ...

Alcoholism: How to Understand Effects and Rehabilitation

Posted on: August 9, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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When is it Labeled as Alcoholism? Alcoholism is declared reliability on an alcoholic substance to continue daily living or to cope with stressors in one’s daily life. The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism states that for women, it is recommended to consume only 3 drinks a day and 7 drinks in a week; whereas, for men, it is 4 drinks a day and 14 drinks a week. What are the Effects of Alcoholism? When it comes to alcohol, most know the short-term effects: impaired Continue Reading ...

Ridgeview Medical Center and PrairieCare Medical Group Enter Agreement to Jointly Operate New Integrated Behavioral Health Service in Waconia

Posted on: August 3, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Ridgeview Medical Center (Ridgeview), an independent health care system of hospitals, clinics and specialty services, and PrairieCare Medical Group (PCMG), one of the region’s largest providers of inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care, announced today that they are partnering to offer new integrated behavioral health services in Waconia. The first partnership of its kind in Minnesota will have PCMG clinicians Continue Reading ...

Dual Diagnosis Treatment: Knowing What, How, and When

Posted on: July 26, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Dual Diagnosis (Knowing What, How, and When)

Dual Diagnoses: What is it? A dual diagnosis revolves around mental illness (i.e. bipolar, depression, anxiety, or schizophrenia) and substance abuse. Substance abuse involves mistreating a substance to cope with a stressor in an individual’s life. This is not the same as an individual who is dependent upon a prescribed medication to go about daily living.  How Does a Dual Diagnosis Occur? An individual with a mental illness may turn to alcohol or drugs to cope; on the other hand, Continue Reading ...

Addiction Recovery Network, Top Drug Rehab, Mental Health & Alcohol Treatment Centres Across Canada, Announces Their 14 Year Anniversary

Posted on: May 16, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Addiction Recovery Network is a top-rated drug rehabilitation, mental health and alcohol treatment organization with centres located in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. The organization is proud to announce its 14th anniversary of serving Canadians suffering with Addictions and Mental Health. Continue Reading ...