How Many People Seek Treatment?

  Millions of people struggle with addiction, but the number of those who seek treatment is small, according to a report published by the surgeon general. While one in seven people in the United States is at risk of developing a substance use disorder like alcoholism or drug abuse, only one in 10 will ever … Read more

Ohio Sues Pharmaceutical Companies

In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic that has killed countless Americans, the state of Ohio is suing major pharmaceutical companies across the nation. The state is suing five major opioid manufacturers in the United States that they accuse of profiting from opioids at the expense of thousands of people’s lives. In addition to … Read more

Donte Stewart Recaps the 2020 Holidays

Donte Stewart Recaps the 2020 Holidays at Arrow Passage Recovery Donte Stewart Recaps the 2020 Holidays at Arrow Passage Recovery Table of Contents The Importance of Giving Back to the Community An adage, old but true, says to understand where we’re going, we have to know where we’ve been. Arrow Passage Recovery traces its roots … Read more

How to Help an Addict Who Doesn’t Want Help

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Addiction drives a wedge between addicted individuals and their loved ones that often feels like an impossible obstacle to overcome. Today, it is understood that professional treatment is the most successful way to treat addictions to alcohol and drugs. However, users often persist in their resistance against admitting that they need help. For family members and … Read more

Aftercare: How to Maintain Sobriety after Rehab

Despite what you might encounter that suggests the opposite, rehabilitation works. However, it only works if you work at it too. Rehab is much like school in that the harder you try, the more you will be rewarded. If you are a substance addict and you enter into a treatment program, you enter into a … Read more

How to Hold an Intervention

Watching someone you love deal with the serious consequences of alcoholism or drug dependency can be heart-wrenching. Knowing that the person could suffer tremendous adverse health problems due to an out-of-control addiction likely adds to the worry and the stress. A great deal can go wrong when someone succumbs to the iron grip of a … Read more

Tips for Parents with Addicted Children

Addiction starts early. Over 90% of addicts begin abusing drugs or alcohol before the age of 18. While it’s impossible to accurately measure how many addicts there are, a 2013 study showed 24.6 million Americans had abused an illicit substance within the last month (at the time of the survey). This means there are lots … Read more

How to Stay Sober: 10 Tips | Aftercare

How to Stay Sober: 10 Tips How to Stay Sober: 10 Tips When it comes to addiction recovery, the only thing harder than getting sober is staying sober. Relapse is unfortunately rather common. Without treatment, an addict who quits on his or her own has a 50 to 80% chance of relapsing. Even with treatment, … Read more

Health Insurance and Addiction Treatment in the United States

HOW TO RECEIVE AFFORD TREATMENT Currently, over 300 million people live in America. Approximately 270 million of them are over age twelve. Nearly 10% of these people abuse substances. The results from the most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health offer proof: 17.6 million suffer from alcohol disorders, and 25 million abuse illicit … Read more

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