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Why Long Term Treatment Works

Addiction is a chronic condition. Once it develops, it doesn’t just go away overnight, even with proper treatment. That’s because making the decision to get sober involves changing some deep-seated behaviors, and it can be tricky to let go of old habits. We all want quick solutions to life’s problems, but like most things worth…
rehab treatment while being employed

Going To Rehab While Employed: Can I Get Fired For Seeking Treatment?

If you need help overcoming addiction but are worried that going to rehab will get you fired, you’re not alone. Lots of people spend years building a career and don’t want to jeopardize their hard work by admitting they have a drug or alcohol problem. But hiding your addiction from your boss isn’t practical and…
10 reason why outpatient treatment is perfect for working individuals

10 Reasons Why Outpatient Treatment Is Perfect for Working Professionals

There are countless treatment programs out there for overcoming addiction, but it’s essential to find the one that’s right for you. If you’re a working professional, outpatient rehab is often the best choice, providing the flexibility and support you need to stay sober without taking time off from work and other important commitments. At Choice…
what to look for in an IOP

What to Look for in an Intensive Outpatient Program

Intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) are a type of treatment often used in addiction recovery. Unlike residential care, which involves living in a rehab facility for months at a time, IOPs let clients remain at home and attend therapy sessions, meetings and counseling appointments in the evenings. This approach means you don’t have to neglect your…
executive rehab

What Is Executive Rehab?

Professionals with high-profile or demanding careers face unique challenges when it comes to addiction. First, studies show that white-collar workers like lawyers, accountants and executives are three times more likely to become dependent on drugs or alcohol. Getting drunk or high can seem like an easy way to deal with long hours at the office,…
The key differences between outpatient and inpatient treatment

The Main Differences Between Outpatient and Inpatient Programs

So you or a loved one has made the decision to get sober. That’s great! At Choice House, we know it takes a lot of strength to ask for help. But now comes the hard part — choosing an appropriate recovery program. With so many options available, things can quickly get overwhelming. And the more…
5 reasons to continue with IOP after Residential Treatment

5 Reasons To Continue With IOP After Residential Treatment

Getting sober is a challenge, but for most people, staying sober is an even bigger challenge. Completing detox or residential treatment is an important step in the recovery process, but it’s only the beginning. After returning home, you’ll come face-to-face with triggers, cravings and temptations that could lead to relapse. Ongoing support from an intensive…
Everything you want to know about IOP's

Everything You Want to Know about IOPs: 15 Questions About Intensive Outpatient Programs

Navigating the recovery world can be challenging. It’s great that there are so many effective treatment options available, but this can make it hard to know which is appropriate for your needs. One of the more flexible solutions is IOP, an outpatient approach that lets you continue to live at home while you work on…
nature helps us reset our bodies and mind

How Nature Helps Us ‘Reset’ Our Minds & Bodies

When you’re feeling anxious or depressed, where do you go to get away from it all? Do you long for busy city streets, concrete walls and bright lights, or do you retreat to a calmer and more natural setting? Whether it’s a cozy room with a good view or a remote cabin in the woods,…
which level of care is right for you

Which Level of Care is Right for Me?

One of the most common questions that we get asked as treatment providers is, “What level of care is right for me?” Unfortunately, there is no right answer, as recovery isn’t a one-size-fits-all process. Overcoming addiction and mental health challenges is a deeply personal thing that has to come from within, and what works well…