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What Is TMS Therapy?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy is a possible means of helping those who have completed addiction recovery or in rehab to control their cravings. It may also benefit those with anxiety or depression to regulate their negative emotions. By targeting the brain, TMS offers a non-invasive, drug-free means of treating a variety of conditions. For…

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How an IOP Benefits Addicted Professionals

IOP is an addiction treatment level of care that fits well with working individuals’ schedules. They can seek recovery assistance while maintaining a career. For anyone who struggles with addiction but must keep working, IOP could serve as an answer. To learn more about this treatment option, please contact BoardPrep Recovery Center® today at 866.796.4720.…

If You’re Seeking Recovery from a Substance Use Disorder, Look for a Treatment Center with These Components

In defining addiction, the National Institute on Drug Abuse states “(addiction) is a chronic disease characterized by compulsive, or uncontrollable, drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences and changes in the brain, which can be long-lasting. These changes in the brain can lead to the harmful behaviors seen in people who use drugs.”[1] Importantly, they…

If You’re an Attorney or Legal Professional Seeking Recovery from a Substance Use Disorder, Treatment Specific to Your Needs is Available

It turns out healthcare workers (doctors, nurses, etc.) are not the only professionals facing unique challenges regarding issues of substance use and finding appropriate sources for recovery from addiction. Lawyers and other legal professionals, too, have been shown to be a high-risk group for substance use disorders. Fortunately, though, treatment programs that focus on those…

Some Qs & As About Medical Detox (including “When Is It Necessary?”) If

If you or someone you know has a substance use disorder—aka chemical dependency—and seek treatment for an addiction to alcohol or drugs, the first recommendation a rehab center poses may be to do a medically assisted detox. “What’s that?” you ask. Medical detox is a process for getting rid of toxic (including addictive) substances, carried…

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What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

Many people are faced with the combined challenges of a mental health condition and an addiction to drugs or alcohol. These types of co-occurring disorders present special challenges when it comes to obtaining proper treatment. The material below will discuss more information about detecting and treating a dual diagnosis. Substance abuse is rarely a simple…