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Alcoholic Quiz - An alcoholic pours the dark golden rum in glass

Am I an Alcoholic Quiz

Excessive Alcohol Use is Harmful to Your Health According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, approximately 95,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually in the United States. About 14 million American adults over 18 years are diagnosed with alcohol use disorder (AUD) every year, based on...

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PPO Insurance Rehab coverage for drug and alcohol addiction treatment

PPO Insurance Rehab

Policies Widely Accepted in Addiction Treatment When you have the goal of entering substance abuse treatment, understanding your insurance coverage is one of the essential dynamics. You need to know your deductibles, copays, what’s covered, what’s not, and how long you’ll receive coverage, with a PPO insurance rehab plan or any...

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AA Meetings in Albuquerque

AA Meetings in Albuquerque, NM

Alcoholism is a serious problem that many people face every day. Recovery from alcoholism is possible, but it takes hard work, dedication, and help from others who have been in your shoes before. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a great place to start when trying to get sober. Sometimes, though, AA alone...

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SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) is an effective alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). In this treatment modality, participants learn techniques that enable them to continue progressing in their recovery. While we also support 12 step recovery, the team at Icarus Behavioral Health embraces SMART Recovery as an evidence-based program...

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Treatment that Considers Trauma

Treatment that Considers Trauma

The following article will explain why it’s important that healthcare providers learn about Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), which means using an approach based upon sound science and best practices to identify people who may have experienced traumatic events. This identification allows mental health professionals to provide them with the support they...

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Psychiatrist vs. Psychologist

When an individual with a substance abuse disorder enters treatment, they will see a variety of mental health professionals during their stay. There are counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, and other experts in the mental health field that are vital throughout the entire process. One of the most common misconceptions is that a...

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