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3 Benefits of an IOP for Healthcare Professionals

Addiction is a disease that can affect anyone, including healthcare professionals like nurses, doctors, psychiatrists, and clinicians. More and more addiction treatment centers have begun offering programs designed just for healthcare professionals. One of the most promising programs is IOP for professionals or an intensive outpatient program. IOP for healthcare professionals is a unique form…

New NIDA Study Shows Medication Treatment for Opioid Addiction Can Help Prevent Overdose Death

The findings of recent research by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) demonstrate both the potentially lifer-saving value of getting medically assisted treatment if you have an opioid use disorder (OUD, a.k.a. opioid dependency or addiction). In the study, of the roughly 50,000 adults who received outpatient treatment for opioid use disorder, there were…

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90-Day Rehab Program

BoardPrep adheres to the NIDA “best-practice” recommendation of approximately 90-days for the length of stay in primary treatment for moderate to severe substance use disorders and dual disorders. Accordingly, “primary” treatment refers to inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation, depending on the initial assessment results.  At BoardPrep Recovery Center, we’re committed to providing the best possible treatment…

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Common Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms to Recognize

When it comes to party drugs, few of them are more well-known than cocaine. In fact, hundreds of thousands of people abuse cocaine every year. Because of its addictive nature and strong withdrawal symptoms, many of them are afraid to seek treatment. However, what cocaine withdrawal symptoms can they expect in detox? At BoardPrep Recovery…

Rehab 101: “Self-Will Run Riot” – How Learning to Let Go of Control Can Help Us Recover

“If the rest of the world would only behave… Whatever our protestations, are not most of us concerned with ourselves, our resentments, or our self-pity? Selfishness – self-centeredness! That, we think, is the root of our troubles.” – Alcoholics Anonymous, A.A. World Services, Inc. When any of us first begin recovery from a substance abuse…

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What Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy?

Over the years, drug addiction has become a part of your life, but you’re ready to end that substance abuse. Thankfully, cognitive-behavioral therapy in Tampa, FL, and other care options can help you here. But what is cognitive-behavioral therapy, and how does it manage the dangers of addiction? Learning more about this process will ensure…