Topic: getting help
…struggles can actually serve as a disincentive to someone who knows you and is now beginning to peer uncertainly up their own long and bumpy road of life change.
Our healthcare system supports more and in some cases better treatment based on the ability to pay for it.
The terms of agreement that emerge from an intervention must be the right terms, likely to result in success and amenable to all parties.
If by chance the patient didn’t fit the physician’s preconception of an addict– he or she was a respected member of the community, for example– then the doctor often fell into the enabler role.
if some members of your team have become hesitant, mired in doubt, lost their motivation– then you want the professional with you.
A shorter stay is cheaper and less disruptive to your life, but 90 day programs give you more time to master the skills of recovery.
One benefit of gender-specific rehab is the reasons for initial substance-seeking can be appropriately addressed by the treatment team and can be processed with like-minded peers.