COVID-19 Death Toll May Be Worse Due to Overdose and Suicide Further Tragedy can be prevented with Community-Based Solutions Local communities must find new ways to meet the needs of those suffering today. We can change the outcome by creatively deploying effective, local community-based solutions. With coronavirus deaths now overContinue reading “COVID-19 Death Toll May Be Worse Due to Suicide and Overdose”
COVID19 Highlights How Our Society Struggles to Provide Help to Those That Need it A Summary of our news To get involved with GET HELP visit our About page and fill in a Volunteer Form so we can reach out to you. Download the GET HELP app to search forContinue reading “COVID19 Highlights How Our Society Struggles to Provide Help to Those That Need It”
A Circle of Coordinated Care is a Growing Standard in Recovery Addiction Requires a Collective Solution Addiction not only destroys the individual, it devastates families, disrupts the workplace, damages communities, and continues to erode society. Substance use disorder affects us all. The problem of addiction requires a collective solution. AContinue reading “A Circle of Coordinated Care is a Growing Standard in Recovery”
People with addiction and their families often are (over)promised the moon, so to speak, and as we read in the accompanying story. But – they are required to pay rates from hundreds (to tens of thousands of dollars), every month for treatment. Some families mortgage their homes or spent their savings or money meant for the education of all their children.
Is A Detoxification Program Necessary? Using is Dangerous. But so is stopping Using is dangerous, but so is stopping – withdrawal must be undertaken with caution and, often, with medical supervision. Depending on the substance being abused, withdrawal symptoms might include: Loss of appetite Abdominal cramps Nausea Vomiting DiarrheaContinue reading “Is a Detox Program Necessary?”
Why is 90 Days? Having a loved one attend treatment for 90 days will also provide adequate time for the family to receive support. It provides more time for involvement in family therapy, and time for adjustment to a new family dynamic. Download get help app One way to increaseContinue reading “Why is 90 Days Needed for Addiction and Alcoholism Treatment?”