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