The Immediate Need for Alcohol Rehab for Doctors

The Immediate Need for Alcohol Rehab for Doctors

It may be surprising to learn that doctors are at increased risk of alcohol addiction or substance abuse. While medical settings are characteristically intense, the spread of COVID-19 and the ongoing pandemic has over-extended an already strained medical system. This strain results in greater pressures on doctors and other medical professionals. Rising cases of alcohol…

group entering a rehab for alcohol

Will a Rehab Center for Alcohol Addiction Help with Recovery?

Alcohol abuse disorder affects millions of Americans every year. Generally, the proper treatment for alcohol addiction is through an alcohol rehab program. Three broad types of alcohol rehab programs exist. They are detoxification, residential, and outpatient. Many alcohol rehab centers offer the full suite of these programs as they share multiple elements and can at…

doctors discussing outpatient alcohol rehab

3 Benefits of an Outpatient Alcohol Rehab Program

Outpatient alcohol rehab can be an excellent option for people struggling with alcohol addiction. Its primary distinction from inpatient rehab programs is that outpatient does not require residency. Instead, patients visit a treatment center to receive medication and therapy before returning home and going about their regular routines. Both inpatient and outpatient programming offer unique…

How Aware Are We That America Has a Drinking Problem?

In a recent article in The Atlantic entitled, “America Has a Drinking Problem,” author Kate Julian begins by pointing out alcohol consumption in the U.S. has risen steadily since 2000, and the longstanding societal effects of COVID-19 have shifted our nation’s drinking habits in the ‘more so’ direction. “(Prior to the pandemic) you might have…

Rehab 101 – Sometimes the Most Important Action You Can Take to Maintain Your Recovery is Being Honest About Where You Are

Having occasionally felt myself to be “in the trenches” of recovery myself—as perhaps you have, as well—I’d say some of the most challenging, frustrating and baffling experiences in learning to live this new way of life (especially early on) occur when our insides don’t match our outsides—that is, when what we’re doing at any given…