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Rehab 101: Learning to Care for Our Physical Selves in Recovery – Part One: Dealing with Illness

“The body is a boat that floats the soul in space and time.” – Saroj Aryal As people who are in recovery from substance abuse, there are a number of dimensions of our physical selves that need daily attention, if we’re to ensure we’re “covering the bases” properly. Besides the typically mentioned elements of our…

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Choosing Engaging Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment clients that are involved in a traditional program may feel that it is just another form of punishment—not treatment at all. Treatment centers often reinforce that idea through “clinical over-reach,” insisting on highly restrictive care in practically all cases. Clinical over-reach (too intense for too long) damages the therapeutic bond that addiction professionals…

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5 things to ask when looking for a rehab

1. Individualized Does the program tailor treatment to the needs of each patient? No single treatment is right for everyone. The best treatment addresses a person’s various needs, not just his or her drug abuse. 2. Flexible Does the rehab adapt treatment as the patient’s needs change? Individual treatment and service plans must be assessed…

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Don’t let addiction destroy your family

Addiction is the leading cause of death in young people, surpassing car crashes. However, overdoses and drug-involved car crash fatalities are preventable. Early intervention, evaluation and treatment are the key. Addiction is a powerful force. Empower yourself. Learn more about substance use disorders, addiction, dual disorders, as well as treatment individualized treatment options. Consult with…

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Detox followed by Individualized Treatment greatly improves success

Only one in 10 “detox-only” patients remain abstinent for a year and only three in 10 who complete a “28-day program” stay abstinent for a year. Yet 8 in 10 people who participate in a long-term individualized care plan stay abstinent for 5 years.  BoardPrep Recovery offers a leading-edge licensed detox in beautiful South Tampa, Florida. BoardPrep experts specialize in…

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1 in 6 Americans Needlessly Suffer with Mental Illness Daily

Over 44 million people in the US suffer from a mental disorder, causing many many problems for them and their families. Yet less than half of people with mental illness get treatment (SAMHSA/NIH report, January 2018). Individualized Treatment for Mental Illness and Dual-Disorders Mental illness is defined as a mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder using criteria…