The journey of a thousand miles may begin with one step, but an adult with a 2.3-foot walking stride will put approximately 2,295,651 additional steps into that journey. Anyone with nit-picking tendencies is better off not knowing that; you can waste a lot of energy constantly checking the distance you still have to go against how “up to it” you think you are.
If you struggle with alcoholism and are thinking of checking yourself into an alcohol detox center, you may be unsure what to expect. Will they give you medication to ease withdrawal? (They might.) Will they demand you abstain from all “substances,” including medications prescribed for unrelated conditions? (Not likely.) Will they be condescending or scold you for being a “drunk”?
CARF International announced that Inland Detox, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its residential drug and alcohol detox program. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards.
Behavioral health organizations receiving a Three-Year Accreditation put itself through a rigorous peer review process.
When most people decide to commit to drug and alcohol treatment, especially if it is their first time, most do not really know what they are looking for. Sure, they know they need a place that treats addiction, but there is such wide variation in the quality of treatment from location to location that it behooves the individual to research each facility to ensure they choose one that truly suits their needs.
Sometimes, people will see a loved one struggling with substance addiction and identify the need for outside help before the individual does. It is very noble to want to help a loved one who is struggling with addiction; however, one must be careful about how to approach this situation, as a cautious and considered approach is most likely to breed success and sobriety in the long-term.
Withdrawal from opiates is a highly unpleasant experience to go through, even under the best of circumstances. While opioid withdrawal is rarely fatal, there are many inherent risks involved in the process, and it can be both painful and dangerous to go through on one’s own. Read on to learn more about the withdrawal process,
When people who are dependent on alcohol make the decision to stop drinking, many think that they can manage the detoxification process on their own. While that may be true for a select few, there are many grave dangers that can affect a detoxing alcoholic, up to and including death. How do you know if your case is severe enough to need professional help?
Answers for the Family, a Los Angeles-based radio program helping to guide parents and adolescent services industry professionals to important resources as they face critical moments with their children and/or clients, hosted two segments on addiction treatment with Inland Detox COO Kenneth Corioso. During the nearly hour-long program, host Allen Cardoza discussed many aspects of treatment with his guest,