Prepping for a Phone Assessment

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Prepping for a Phone Assessment

July 24, 2020
When you give our admissions specialists a call at 888-512-9802, you’ll undergo a brief assessment to determine how we can help you. This is step one in determining your individualized treatment plan, and we want you to be as prepared as possible. If you want to know what you’ll be asked during your phone assessment,...
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Recreational Therapy

December 26, 2019
At The Blackberry Center, we rely on evidence-based addiction recovery treatments at our health care facilities. And while they may not be traditional, we include recreational therapy treatments to help our patients achieve long-term recovery. There can sometimes be confusion as to what recreational therapy really means. While it is not simply a structured “goof...
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Discharge Planning

December 18, 2019
Recovery is not a one-step process. It takes time, and for most people, it simply takes more treatment and effort than what can fit into one program. That’s why each patient at The Blackberry Center receives discharge planning services. Let’s discuss what discharge planning is, and why it makes such a crucial difference for our...
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Mental Health and Co-occurring Disorders

Treating Mental Health and Co-Occurring Disorders

August 5, 2019
Mental health and co-occurring disorders are surprisingly common, with around 7.9 million people in the United States suffering from them. Although they occur in a large population of people, treating co-occurring diagnoses correctly can be challenging. As a result, finding a treatment center that deals specifically with mental health and co-occurring disorders is especially important...
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drug addiction

Important Things To Know About Drug Addiction

August 1, 2019
Drug addiction is surprisingly common in the United States. In 2013, the National Institute of Health estimated that nearly 25 million Americans had used an illicit drug in the previous month. In addition, according to 2017 stats, about 19.7 million of those developed a substance use disorder. Far from what many people believe, drug addiction...
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drug detox withdrawal

Drug Detox Withdrawal: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

July 30, 2019
This article was reviewed for medical accuracy by Dr. Takeesha Roland-Jenkins. Managing the symptoms of withdrawal is an important aspect of recovery, and although it may seem counterintuitive, decreasing your use of drugs or alcohol too quickly or quitting cold turkey can cause unintended consequences, including drug detox withdrawal symptoms and even death [1]. For...
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prescription addiction

Everything You Need to Know About Prescription Addiction

July 29, 2019
In the United States alone, more than 15 million people abuse prescription drugs. In turn, this abuse can become an addiction, often impacting your life in negative ways. Prescription addiction can result from a variety of reasons. In some cases, someone builds a dependence on a drug that their doctor has prescribed them. On the...
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Partial Hospitalization Program

What Is a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)?

July 19, 2019
Nowadays, more and more people are choosing to participate in partial hospitalization programs (PHP) to overcome addiction in lieu of full-time residential treatment. These programs, designed to treat substance abuse and mental illness, use evidence-based methods to improve your overall health and wellbeing. After you have completed detoxification in a treatment facility, PHP programs are...
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What is a Residential Rehab?

July 18, 2019
Addiction treatment begins as soon as you admit that you have a problem. However, with so many treatment facilities available, it can be extremely overwhelming to know which choice is best for you. Your first step should be to meet with a substance abuse counselor. They can help you better understand your addiction and how...
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Should I Get Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

March 12, 2019
Maybe you’ve had a rough night, went to jail, lost your job or a relationship with a loved one. Maybe it’s something else. Regardless, you’re sitting here, wondering if you need to make some changes in your life. Alcohol addiction treatment can help you build a foundation for lasting sobriety to help you get your...
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