Alternatives to 12-step programs
While the traditional twelve-step program is an option that works for many people, it is not the only option for people struggling with addiction and looking for support. There are many reasons the twelve-step program might not be the right fit for you. Some people feel they need more support than these programs can provide.
ASAM Certification and Why It Is Important to Your Treatment
The ASAM criteria is a set of guidelines that help providers provide ongoing care to patients at every stage of their illness. It helps providers accurately diagnose patients and understand what level of treatment will best serve their needs.
The Link Between Addiction and Eating Disorders
While many people know of the dangers of both eating disorders and substance addiction, not many are aware of the link between the two mental illnesses. Research has found that nearly 50% of people struggling with an eating disorder are also struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, which is five times higher than the rate of the general population.