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Why Good Addiction Centers Connect clients to AA or NA

Why Use the 12 Step Approach? It’s indisputable. Addiction recovery experts agree AA and NA meetings are the “go-to” place after rehab. If you were lucky, you were heavily exposed to one or both of these fellowships in treatment. The best addiction centers connect clients to support groups with a formal goal in the first…

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Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehab for Nurses Offers Help for Those at Risk of Losing Their Nursing License

While doing research for the last blog-post I posted here (“Don’t Give Up Hope: What to Do if You Fail a DOT Drug Test”), I became aware of the many similarities between the consequences commercial drivers (i.e., truck drivers, bus drivers, etc.) face if they fail a drug test and the consequences nurses face. What…

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Physician Health Programs for Addicted Doctors

Physician Health Programs for Addicted Doctors Drug addiction runs rampant among medical professionals. USA Today reports, “Across the country, more than 100,000 doctors, nurses, and technicians and other health professionals struggle with abuse or addiction, mostly involving narcotics such as Oxycodone and Fentanyl.”  What sets doctors and nurses apart from other professionals is their accessibility…

Drug Rehab Programs for Professionals in Tampa.

Drug Rehab Programs for Professionals

Licensed health professionals don’t get some special immunity from addiction. In fact, around 10-15% will experience some form of substance abuse or dependence. While this is consistent with the regular population, it’s especially dangerous among healthcare providers because drugs and alcohol impair judgment. Treating their addiction requires a unique drug rehab program for professionals. Practical…

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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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FSPHP 2018 Education Conference on Addiction and Recovery in Health Professionals

BoardPrep Recovery Center is pleased to sponsor the Federation of State Physician Health Programs annual conference in 2018. BoardPrep is honored to be recognized with other leading treatment centers specializing in the evaluation and treatment of physicians and other health professionals from across the United States and Canada. “Our sponsorship represents BoardPrep’s commitment to promoting the…

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7 Ways Technology Can Help Your Recovery

More people today than ever before are finding meaningful connections with the world through their smart devices and computers. This article shows how computers, smart phones in social media can be used to support recovery. There is an old saying that wherever two recovering people get together, the heartbeat of recovery is there. At BoardPrep,…