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Need help getting treatment for bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, 40 million people experienced bipolar disorder in 2019. It is characterized by extreme mood swings, which can range from periods of intense euphoria and manic behavior, known as manic episodes, to periods of deep depression…

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Get the mental health support you need without leaving your home with Virtual IOP

When an individual needs more intensive mental health support and work but are limited by schedule, transportation, geography, or time constraints, clients can participate in our virtual IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program). Our specialized program is individualized to fit each client’s needs and offers the flexibility required for attendance. Here’s more information to first understand what…

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Are you struggling and need fentanyl addiction treatment?

You’re not alone. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to get help for fentanyl addiction treatment. We’ll also provide information on the different types of treatment available. Here are common questions about fentanyl to help you understand what it is, how its dangerous, and how to get help. 1. What is fentanyl and why…

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How Long Does It Take to Break an Addiction?

What is addiction and how does it develop Addiction is a complex condition that can affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life. Though there are many different types of addiction, they all share one common feature: an intense and persistent craving for a substance or activity. For some people, addiction develops as…

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The Fentanyl Crisis: How to Help Someone with a Fentanyl addiction

Fentanyl is a powerful opioid that can be fatal. According to the CDC, fentanyl was involved in over 31% of all opioid overdoses in 2018. If you or someone you know is addicted to fentanyl, it’s important to be aware of the risks and how to get help. Fentanyl addiction is a serious problem, but…

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The Dangers of Alcohol Abuse and How to Recognize It

Because of the common usage of alcohol in many social settings and its general ease of access, it is important to be aware of the dangers of alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse can lead to a variety of health problems, and it can alsFinalo increase one’s risk of accidents and injuries. It is important to know…

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Understanding Drug Rehab Success Rates

When considering starting drug rehab treatment, you or a loved one may wonder how effective drug rehab is for curing addiction(s) and recovering. Is it really worth it to go to drug rehab? It certainly is. Here are some frequently asked questions about drug rehab to help you learn more about them and how effective…

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What Is a Drug Taper & What Is Drug Tapering?

What is a drug taper and why is it used? A medical professional may oftentimes utilize a drug taper while treating a patient who is overcoming a drug addiction. It is often administered when a patient is suffering withdrawal symptoms and the treatment facility seeks to reduce these symptoms. How does a drug taper work, and…

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How to identify if you or a loved one has a co-occurring disorder

Did you know that co-occurring disorders are fairly common? In fact, up to 50% of people who have one mental disorder also have a co-occurring disorder. So, how can you tell if you or someone you love falls into this category? Here are a few ways to tell whether you or a loved one has a…

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6 Reasons Why Healthcare Professionals Struggle with Addiction and Substance Abuse

Did you know that healthcare professionals are just as likely as the general population to struggle with addiction? In fact, their access to addictive substances may increase their vulnerability. Here are six potential causes of addiction among healthcare professionals. 1. Healthcare professionals are more likely to struggle with addiction because of their access to drugs. Approximately…

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Learn More About Long-Term Addiction Recovery Treatment

What is addiction recovery treatment and what are the different types available? Addiction treatment does not come in a one-size-fits-all package. Everyone is unique, and different treatments work for different people—what works for one person may or may not work for another. Treatments differ depending on what is required for the individual. Individuals entering treatment have…

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5 Things to Look for in Getting Drug Addiction Help

Seeking help when attempting to recover from a drug addiction can be a major challenge in and of itself. When looking for drug addiction treatment, most people don’t know what to look for. Here are some key points to consider when looking for help… 1. A program tailored to your specific needs A credible treatment center…

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Learn why substance abuse treatment programs can be effective

It’s important to find the right substance abuse treatment program that’s specific to you. There are many different types of substance abuse treatment programs, so finding the right one for you is critical. The amount of time needed for treatment and recovery varies depending on the type of addictive substance used and how long it…

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3 Signs of Clinical Depression

A deeper look into signs of clinical depression Most people are familiar with the basic signs of clinical depression: feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and worthlessness that can last for weeks or months. However, there are other signs that you may be suffering from clinical depression. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders,…

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Why we’re the Leading Bipolar Disorder (BDP) Treatment Center

Are you looking for a bipolar disorder treatment center to help you or a loved one who suffers from bipolar disorder (BPD)? You’ve arrived at the right place. PCI is the leading BPD treatment center in the country. We have spent years assisting patients in overcoming BPD and living fulfilling lives. Our team of experts…

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Quality Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center: What to Look For

When someone is looking to get quality dual diagnosis treatment for dual diagnosis, they are looking for a treatment center to treat both diagnosis. Treatment centers do not often treat both diagnosis at once—there is one diagnosis treated before the other. In the case of the dual diagnosis of substance use or abuse (essentially any…

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Learn the 5 Stages of Addiction Recovery

When someone is struggling with addiction, as with any struggle, there are five overarching stages of addiction recovery that everyone goes through. Each step is significant, and each has specific markers that make them effective and stand out. These stages are as follows: 1. Pre-Contemplation 2. Contemplation 3. Preparation 4. Action 5. Maintenance Pre-Contemplation –…

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