The awards committee selects the recipients of the heroes in recovery. The honor of one of their biannual Heroes in Recovery Awards in San Diego, California, went to Lighthouse Recovery institute’s CEO and Executive Director, Brittany Ringersen. The 2015 CEO of the Foundations Recovery Network, Rob Waggener and Heidi Huerta, presented the award to Brittany Ringersen, who epitomizes the concepts of the Heroes in Recovery movement.
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The national opiate addiction has devastated the country in recent years. Are Naltrexone Implants the solution to the opioid addiction problem? Learn More.
Here is a list of general personality traits associated with individuals struggling with addiction. However, if pondering if your child is an alcoholic, take the time to review this character list as a starting point. How many of these traits does your son or daughter possess?
Commerical health insurance is the most common way that individuals fund medical costs for drug rehab, however there are several other ways to pay for treatment services even if you do not have private health insurance.
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When it comes to drug and alcohol treatment, we believe there’s no set length of stay. Some people might find 28-day or 90-day treatment programs...
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Case managers are professionals who help people successfully navigate the “day to day” part of recovery. They assist patients with employment and education, life skills, coordinating appointments, and addressing the complex issues of legal problems. For many patients, these services are the key to long-term success. Learn more about these services and the benefits they have for recovery addicts!
When someone suffers from addiction alongside a mental health condition, such as depression or anxiety, they face a hard, long road to recovery. Struggling with mental illness alongside substance abuse can increase the risk of overdose, suicide, self-harm, and relapse. Addressing both conditions is a core part of recovery for those who suffer from dual diagnosis disorders.