The Cost of Addiction Treatment

The Cost of Addiction Treatment An Investment in the Future No matter the disease, healthcare costs weigh heavily on individuals seeking treatment. When addiction is the disease the costs of diagnosis, detox, treatment, and therapy can seem extensive. However, it is estimated that illicit drug and alcohol abuse costs the nation $428 billion dollars annually, […]

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Tennessee Drug and Alcohol Facts

An estimated 453,000 Tennesseans needed treatment for drug and alcohol use in 2011. Don’t suffer with addiction in silence, seek help for you or your loved one today. Bradford Health Services has a affordable and effective treatment options at 8 locations in Tennessee. Call today for a free addiction consultation, and begin your path to recovery today. […]

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Kentucky Drug and Alcohol Facts

An estimated 242,000 Kentuckians needed treatment for drug and alcohol use in 2011. Don’t suffer with addiction in silence, seek help for you or your loved one today. Bradford Health Services has a affordable and effective treatment options at 27 locations in the Southeast, including Kentucky. Call today for a free addiction consultation, and begin your path […]

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Drug Education Strategies

  Drug education programs have come a long way since the “Just Say No” campaign of the 80’s. As a society we understand a lot more about mental health, substance abuse, and addiction. We have learned that none of these are simple issues and words like “denial,” “intervention,” and “self-medicating” have become part of our […]

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Tough Love and Tough Choices

Tough Love and Tough Choices Making the Tough Choice to Persist with Tough Love A patient’s family or friends sometimes have to show tough love so that the truth of substance abuse comes out. It is a way to show you love someone enough to stop supporting their destructive habits and start supporting their health. […]

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Recovery is a Journey

 “A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”  The journey of recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism can be a great journey indeed. People struggling with chemical dependency may see their individual journey through treatment to recovery as a million mile trek through harsh terrain. Addiction, however, is a dark cloud that follows […]

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Meditation in Addiction Recovery

Meditation in Addiction Recovery Finding much needed clarity, stillness, and strength. Meditation factors into each person’s recovery process differently. While some people may find that immersing themselves into a particular religion with formal ritual and prayer is an essential component of a successful treatment and recovery process, others may find non-traditional spiritual forms and practices […]

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Athletes with Addiction

Drugs and Alcohol in the Intense World of Sports Whether at the high-school, collegiate, or professional levels there is tremendous pressure on athletes to be the best. Fans, family, coaches, and teammates push the already competitively natured athlete to become seemingly super-human. Some, even those who never thought they would, turn to drugs as performance […]

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