Rehab 101 — How it Could Benefit Me to Be Open to Getting Guidance for my Thinking

Very rarely do we see people come into recovery from addiction brimming with positivity, honesty and a caring attitude toward others. Instead, it’s much more typical to find “newcomers” feeling weighted down by distrust and defensiveness, callousness and alienation (if not resentment and malevolence), and a substantial amount of self-centeredness. However, as the saying goes,…

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…

Facing the Problem of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in Medical Professionals

  Given medical professionals—surgeons, doctors, nurses, etc.—have dedicated huge amounts of schooling, training time and effort to prepare for their jobs and then go on to dedicate their lives to helping others recover their health and wellness, their very lives in some cases, it may seem paradoxical there would be such high percentages of alcoholism…

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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…

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…

REHAB 101 – Freedom from Active Addiction Requires Taking Off the Masks and Dropping the Stories

Having been devotedly involved in my own recovery program—and being an active part of the recovery network of many others’—over the past 23 years, I’ve learned a few things about the concept of ‘freedom.’ I’ve learned that, as far as recovery from a substance use disorder (aka addiction or chemical dependency) is concerned, the sooner…