Author - Camila Archuleta

Adult Children of Addicts

Adult Children of Addicts: Breaking the Cycle

Understanding the Effects of Parental Substance Use Disorders

Imagine yourself piloting a boat with a compass that always points towards a storm. That doesn't make much sense. But it is often the reality for adult children of addicts. The path laid out by their upbringing brings them many challenges along with...

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Choosing Alcohol Over Your Relationship Quotes

Choosing Alcohol Over Your Relationship: Quotes to Inspire Sobriety

Words on Alcohol and Relationships to Motivate Sobriety

Do you live with an alcoholic husband or wife who is choosing alcohol over a healthy relationship? Is your significant other consistently seeking the solace of drinking rather than the rewards of a healthy relationship? You know that your partner is sick. Still, they...

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ACEs and Addiction: A Recovery Guide

ACEs and Addiction: A Recovery Guide

Getting Help at Icarus for Childhood Trauma Causing Addiction as an Adult

The burden of traumatic childhood events can linger well into adulthood and often the cause of attempts to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol. If you or a loved one have come to this blog, wondering about the connection and perhaps...

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How Much Does IOP Cost With Insurance

How Much Does IOP Cost With Insurance?

Using Health Benefits to Get Outpatient Services Covered at Icarus

When it comes to dealing with an addiction or mental illness, treatment costs shouldn’t prevent you from getting the help you need. However, a 2011 report found that approximately 37% of people who needed rehab couldn’t afford it,...

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Life Skills for Recovering Addicts

Developing Life Skills for Recovering Addicts

The Benefits of Learning Life Skills in Recovery at Icarus

Overcoming addiction is challenging, but it is more than possible. In fact, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 7 in 10 people with a substance use disorder recover. Learning the right life skills is often...

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Does Insurance Cover PTSD and Trauma Treatment

Does Insurance Cover PTSD and Trauma Treatment?

Using Health Insurance for Trauma Programs at Icarus in NM

Suffering from a mental illness like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or struggling to cope with trauma is incredibly difficult. I saw this firsthand when my childhood best friend came back from deployment and suffered daily because of the experiences he had...

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Do I Need Residential Eating Disorder Treatment

Do I Need Residential Eating Disorder Treatment?

Get Answers on Seeking Inpatient Rehab for Disordered Eating

"Do I need residential eating disorder treatment?" is a frequently asked question among those with eating disorders. You may not believe that you're "sick enough" to need help, or you may feel intimidated by the thought of attending treatment in a residential...

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What is the Turning Point of Recovery

What is the Turning Point of Recovery?

Marking the Milestones in Getting Clean and Sober

Do you - or a friend or loved one - struggle with substance abuse? You might be at rock bottom, often the first turning point of recovery. While you struggle with a substance use disorder that hurts your physical or mental health, you...

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What is the Heroin Recovery Rate

What is the Heroin Recovery Rate?

A Closer Look at the Statistics for Opiate Addiction Treatment

A recent spike in drug abuse has many asking this question - what is the heroin recovery rate? The illicit substance has infiltrated communities across the United States from large to small. Heroin addiction leaves utter devastation - overdose injuries and...

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