Recognizing the signs of addiction is the first step to getting help for yourself or guiding someone you care about to rehab.
Recognize the causes, symptoms, and consequences of an alcohol use disorder and learn about the treatment for alcoholism, recovery and life after rehab.
Learn about the most popular illicit drugs, common trends, the effects of drugs, and how to find help for drug abuse.
Heroin is a highly addictive opioid drug. Addiction rates are at an all-time high, making the drug a problem of epidemic proportions. Learn more about the signs and risks of heroin addiction.
Since eating disorder recovery and ongoing addiction are so closely related, experts often recommend co-occurring therapies. These are offered at many ARS facilities nationwide.
Process addictions (gambling, sex addiction, etc.) can manifest themselves in many of the same ways that substance use disorders do, and can be treated with many of the same therapies.
This guide is for parents of teens struggling with substance abuse. Learn how to talk to your adolescent child and find help for their drug or alcohol addiction.
More than 20 percent of veterans with PTSD also abuse drugs or alcohol to cope with their symptoms. But treatment is available and recovery is possible.
Whether you need treatment for alcohol abuse, opiate dependency, prescription drug abuse, or an eating disorder, our core mission is to empower you to pursue long-term healing.
ARS detox programs utilize the latest evidence-based resources to make the detoxification process as safe, comfortable, and effective as possible.
For individuals trying to overcome substance abuse or an eating disorder, residential treatment offers a respite from the stress and chaos of everyday life.
In outpatient treatment, patients can attend therapy sessions, appointments, classes, meetings, or other recovery activities during daytime hours, while living in a private residence or a transitional housing environment.
Treatment for co-occurring disorders must begin with a complete neuro-psychological evaluation to determine the patient’s needs, identify his or her personal strengths, and find potential barriers to recovery.
Learn about the cost of addiction treatment, insurance coverage and other payment options that make rehab affordable.
There are seven methods of intervention that are widely used and touted as the most professional ways of encouraging people to pursue treatment.
Addiction is a chronic disease that involves a compulsion to continue using a substance despite the behavior causing serious distress and complications in their lives.
The Affordable Care Act — the ACA, for short — was signed into legislation under President Obama’s administration as a means to improve access to health care and affordable medical insurance.
The search for a rehab facility with reliable, research-backed procedures and a team of skilled medical professionals isn’t one that should be taken lightly.
This guide explains the process of choosing the right rehab center for your loved one. With a list of factors to consider, questions to ask intake coordinators and more, this guide will prepare you for making this major decision.
Although drug rehab facilities are state-regulated entities, they are also largely private enterprises, and services can vary widely from center to center.
Teen substance use disorders differ from adult addictions. Therefore, treatment involves different types of therapies and support to help them stay engaged in care.
Treatment facilities have an executive and administrative staff that runs the day-to-day operations while medical professionals provide daily rehab services for clients.
At ARS, we draw from a wide range of advanced treatments that cover a full continuum of care from detox to residential treatment, and from outpatient services to aftercare and sober living.
The staff at The Recovery Village believes that addictions aren’t just chemical problems. They’re also spiritual and emotional burdens, which is why The Recovery Village offers treatment with a whole-person focus.