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How Online Advertising Restrictions are Keeping People in Need From Seeking Addiction Treatment

by Greg Marotta | Jun 15, 2021

In 2018, Google instituted a certification process for online advertisers of addiction treatment providers powered by LegitScript, a third-party online verification and monitoring organization, in an attempt to curtail fraudulent advertising and patient brokering schemes. Soon, Bing and Facebook followed suit and implemented the certification requirement. The companies claim LegitScript certification protects consumers by cutting down on suspicious advertisers and removing them from online search results.

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Top Patient Concerns During the Pandemic – Confessions of a CleanSlate Call Center Agent

As a Patient Support Agent, you have to be prepared to help people at all times. Often, you are the first person that someone struggling with opioid or alcohol use disorder speaks to once they decide to get help for their addiction. Being a support agent requires you to think quickly and offer solutions to help patients, family members, loved ones, community partners and referrers make the best care decisions.

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Drug Overdoses Rose During the Pandemic. Here’s What We Need to do to Help.

Confessions from a CleanSlate Provider in Recovery

by Craig Rouben, APRN | Jun 8, 2021

The recovery journey from addiction is hard. It takes time, dedication, and commitment, but the reward is worth it. As someone who has been in recovery since 1985, I know the journey well. It’s a big part of why I decided to go into addiction medicine and help other people who struggle with substance use disorder.

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Men’s Health Month: What Factors Make Men Vulnerable to Addiction?

by Brian Coonan | May 26, 2021

June is Men’s Health Month and an opportunity to take a closer look at the role mental health and stigma play in addiction treatment for men. Certain factors can make men more vulnerable to addiction and mental or behavioral health issues, and often a stigma against seeking treatment can exacerbate the problem.

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Seeking Treatment After the Shutdown - Don’t Put Off Getting Help

by William Davis | May 20, 2021

Stress related to the recent COVID-19 shutdown measures has impacted everyone. Masks, social distancing, and being cut off from family and friends have many people reporting feeling isolated. Substance use disorder is a disease that thrives in isolation.

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Advancing Quality Standards in a Dynamic Industry

by Maria Scoville | May 18, 2021

Quality standards are an important component of health care, in every sector and for every kind of service. However, standards of care continually change as science and research evolve and regulatory bodies adapt to industry advancements. Leading providers must work not only to meet but to exceed regulatory standards and deliver the best possible care and service to patients.

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Addiction Help - What to Expect From Alcohol Rehab

by CleanSlate Centers | Apr 22, 2021

Every year in the USA, around 95,000 people die because of excessive alcohol use.

So, if you're worried about your relationship with alcohol, reach out for the addiction help you need before it's too late. Alcohol rehab can turn your life around. 

It's only natural to feel apprehensive about entering rehab.

Did you know you can work toward a new life, without major disruptions to your existing routine? With CleanSlate your rehab can be managed as an outpatient.

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Maintaining Sobriety During Times of High Stress and Anxiety

by Karl Berger | Apr 20, 2021

Stress and anxiety are normal and an unavoidable part of life. For all of us, finding productive ways to manage stress is an important part of being healthy. For those struggling with addiction, it’s also an important part of maintaining long-term recovery.

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Maintaining Recovery After Receiving Your Stimulus Check

by Brian Coonan | Apr 6, 2021

Millions of Americans have already received $1,400 stimulus payments and more are on the way.

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