In the fight against addiction, abstinence-focused resources outweigh methadone use

As communities continue to combat a growing addiction crisis across the United States, understanding the efficacy of drug abuse treatments, addressing the root causes of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and promoting long-term recovery are critical. While numerous strides have been made in the fight against addiction, some resources prove more effective – and safer –…

What is an Addiction Recovery Center?

Addiction recovery centers are becoming more and more important as addiction rates continue to rise. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, addiction is a “chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences.” Addiction can take over someone’s life and ruin their relationships, career, and health.…

What is a Suboxone Clinic?

A Suboxone clinic can play a major role in a person’s addiction recovery journey. Rehabilitation and recovery from opiate addiction can be a long and difficult process. The first step in rehabilitation is to detoxify the body from the drugs. This can be a difficult process, as withdrawal symptoms can be severe. However, Isaiah House…

How do I prepare for rehab

How do I prepare for rehab Pursuing recovery from alcohol and drug addiction is a significant life change and one for which you will be grateful as you find sobriety. Whether you have connected to treatment through resources such as Casey’s Law, by the encouragement of family and friends or a decision you’ve made on…

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What is dual diagnosis treatment and why is it important?

Successfully treating addiction does not stop at addressing a person’s immediate physical dependency on a substance. Oftentimes, addiction is a symptom or byproduct of deeper underlying psychological issues. If left untreated, these penetrative issues leave a person susceptible to relapse or developing other maladaptive behaviors as a way to cope with their condition. For this…

Isaiah House receives $1.2 million from Appalachian Regional Commission’s POWER Initiative

Funds will expand Reliance Works employment program to Eastern Kentucky WILLISBURG, September 16, 2021 —Isaiah House Inc., will expand its second chance employment program, Reliance Works, and provide employment opportunities and recovery support to six Eastern Kentucky counties with the help of a $1.2 million grant awarded by the Appalachian Regional Commission. This award is…

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How addiction affects the whole family

Addiction is a disease that can reach far beyond the person actively using drugs or alcohol. When someone struggles with addiction, the entire family can also struggle and be impacted by it in a variety of ways. Much like a storm, addiction can leave destruction in its wake, but with the right support, families can…