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What Are the Different Types of Alcoholics?

In 2007, there was a report released from National Institutes Of Health which, at the time, was led by Dr. Howard B. Moss, who served as the Associate Director for Clinical and Translational Research at NIAAA. This report identified five different types of alcoholics. This report has served as a guideline in the evaluation process…

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How Does Outpatient Therapy Strengthen My Recovery?

If you or a loved one is struggling with an alcohol or drug addiction, you may be reviewing options for rehabilitation programs. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your addiction, you may be looking for medically assisted detox or inpatient care. You might even be searching online for “outpatient drug rehab near me”. Each program is…

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What’s the Benefit of Gender-Specific Treatment?

The Benefits of Gender-Specific Treatment Programs Addiction is a disease that affects both men and women. However, that doesn’t mean each gender benefits from exactly the same approach to treatment. Since the sexes have some inherent differences, it stands to reason that their experiences with substance abuse will differ. Gender-specific treatment programs have some definite…

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The Pros and Cons of Outpatient Therapy

If you look at the outpatient therapy benefits, you’ll see that there are many advantages to this form of treatment, not the least of which is the chance to start feeling normal again. However, there are some cons as well, including the need for more careful consideration to avoid relapse triggers. Inpatient Treatment As the…

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What is a Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program?

The mental health intensive outpatient program at Renaissance Recovery is a primary treatment program for mental health disorders and addiction. IOP is an appropriate option if you do not require medically-supervised care 24/7. While in an IOP, you can engage in therapy part-time, while still committing to your work and family responsibilities. Our program gives…