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Where Multiple Modes of Medication-Assisted Treatment Are Available

Detoxing by going “cold turkey” is both challenging and dangerous. With certain substances, it can even prove deadly. Medication-assisted treatment eases people through the withdrawal process. This way, their vital signs remain stable, the risk of physical damage is minimized, and the likelihood of relapse greatly declines. How detox plans are structured is different for…


What’s the Difference Between General Outpatient and an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)?

A substance abuse treatment plan often involves different levels of care. Two you may have heard about are general outpatient and Intensive Outpatient or IOP. Both sound alike and even share some of the same characteristics. But despite being very similar, there are some key differences you should know about. What is an Intensive Outpatient…