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Rise in drug rehab admissions call for holistic drug rehab

A report recently released by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed an 8 percent increase in opiate rehab admissions over the past decade. Alcohol and marijuana also saw an increase in rehab admissions – alcohol, at 42 percent, with the second being opiates, including prescription pain killers, at 21 percent.“We are interested solely in getting people into recovery, not just into rehab,” begins a spokesperson for Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center. “This report doesn’t address how many individuals entered rehab a second or third time due to relapse; unfortunately, relapse is very commonplace. Mountainside is proud that individuals leaving its program have above-average, long-term sobriety success rates. Our program utilizes a holistic approach to treating individuals as opposed to simply treating the addiction. Our drug rehab is truly individualized for each person and that is one of the reasons our clients have such great success with staying sober.”

If you know or suspect that your loved one may have a problem with alcohol addictionor any other type of addiction, Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center offers professional intervention services to assist you in getting them the help that they need to recover. For the past 13 years, Mountainside has established itself as an innovator within the addiction treatment field, and the treatment modalities Mountainside utilizes are regarded as among the most cutting-edge approaches in helping individuals to get, and to remain, sober.
The compassionate, caring treatment team at Mountainside is comprised of licensed and certified counselors and social workers as well as a Nurse Practitioner and a Registered Nurse, both of whom have specialization and extensive experience in drug addiction and alcohol treatment. For clients who may have psychiatric issues and/or a dual diagnosis, Mountainside provides the services of a Psychiatrist who also has specialization in addictions. As a result of their unique, innovative approaches to addiction treatment over the past 13 years, Mountainside has become the model for the addiction treatment field.

The program, along with its professional addiction treatment team, have earned national recognition and resulted in Mountainside being invited to Washington by the White House to meet with the White House Drug Czar, John P. Walters, for an in-depth meeting on what makes its program so successful. These accolades did not go unnoticed within the addiction treatment field and resulted in the adoption by many throughout the country of a more holistic approach to drug addiction treatment.
If you or someone you love is addicted to drugs or alcohol, or if you have any questions, please contact Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center for a confidential inquiry at 800-762-5433.

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Underage Drinking Continues To Plague America

It’s no secret that many of America’s youth are looking for the quickest fix or high. Often times, they turn to a readily available substance found in many Americans’ homes: alcohol.

Statistics show that by age 18, 70% of teens have had one drink. While it’s true that, when teens do drink, they drink less often than adults; however, when drinking they tend to drink more than adults: approximately 5 drinks on a single occasion.

In addition, research indicates that 40% of adults who started drinking before age 15 say that they have the signs of alcohol dependence, four times higher than for adults who delayed drinking until after 21 years old.

“Underage drinking is a continuing and growing problem in America and is one that is hard fought on many fronts,” begins a spokesperson for Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center . “Programs such as DARE and other school-based education programs go a long way in getting the message out about the dangers of underage drinking. With continued effort, we believe that we can decrease the underage drinking statistics and give renewed hope for the future of America.”

Underage drinking is a major contributor to deaths among those under 21 years old. 5,000 people under 21 die as a result of underage drinking annually – approximately 2,000 from motor vehicle crashes, 1,600 from homicides, 300 from suicides and hundreds more from other injuries.

If you know or suspect that your teen or minor has a problem with alcohol, Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center offers professional intervention services to assist you in getting them the help that they need to recover. For the past 13 years, Mountainside has established itself as an innovator within the addiction treatment field, and the treatment modalities Mountainside utilizes are regarded as among the most cutting-edge approaches in helping individuals to get, and to remain, sober.

The compassionate, caring treatment team at Mountainside is comprised of licensed and certified counselors and social workers as well as a Nurse Practitioner and a Registered Nurse, both of whom have specialization and extensive experience in drug addiction and alcohol treatment. For clients who may have psychiatric issues and/or a dual diagnosis, Mountainside provides the services of a Psychiatrist who also has specialization in addictions. As a result of their unique, innovative approaches to addiction treatment over the past 13 years, Mountainside has become the model for the addiction treatment field.

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Colleges And Universities: Connect Students With Alcohol Treatment

Finding alcohol treatment for a college student can often involve the staff at a campus health center, especially if the student in need of treatment is attending a school far from home. When this happens, Treatment-Centers.net provides the resources health center staff need to quickly connect the student and his family with an alcohol treatment center near the school. The online directory proves comprehensive in all areas of the country, ensuring that all students have access to the help they need to get sober and stay that way.

February 2011 – Created by Internet marketing expert Bernie Gohsman, Treatment-Centers.net features more than 11,000 addiction and alcohol rehabilitation center listings, plus a wealth of addiction-related resources. Gohsman launched the directory after his only brother died as the result of a drug and alcohol addiction. The goal of the directory is to help health professionals and families find the resources they need to help an alcoholic and thus avoid experiencing this painful loss.

Health professionals and families begin at the homepage of Treatment-Centers.net, where they will find links to state categories. There are even links to international categories, for those helping to find an alcohol treatment center for a student attending school abroad. Those helping the student also can call the directory (877) 335-4673 and speak to a treatment counselor immediately. Counselors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can help narrow the many options down to one. There is no charge to access the directory or to speak with a treatment counselor.

Campus health centers also can use Treatment-Centers.net as part of awareness campaigns for alcoholism and alcohol treatment. Health center staff can educate students about the directory and its free resources through pamphlets and e-mail newsletters. This can encourage students in need of an alcohol rehabilitation center, but who might not be ready to take the next step yet, to explore the directory on their own.

On the directory, students will find extensive resources, including online assessments and a robust community area. In the community area, the student can communicate with others who struggle with alcoholism through forums and in chat rooms. Treatment-Centers.net also has a frequently updated blog with news and words of wisdom and inspiration relating to alcoholism and alcohol treatment.

In addition to alcohol treatment center listings, the directory includes listings for other types of addiction treatment centers. Health center staff and families can turn to Treatment-Centers.net and its counselors for help finding centers and professionals– therapists and addiction-recovery organizations – that provide treatment for alcoholism, eating disorders and sex, Internet and gambling addiction.

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There’s An Alcohol Treatment Option To Meet Every Need And Budget

Treatment-Centers.net is a public benefits service that works to ensure anyone in need of alcohol treatment can find quality care. More than that, the service works to provide means for those in desperate situations to find affordable care at a top notch alcohol treatment center. All of this is made possible through a simple but very effective concept of providing a resource that offers superior information and a directory that allows an alcoholic to connect with a chosen alcohol rehabilitation center. This service is two-fold. Not only does it assist alcohol rehab centers in gaining new clients thus progressing with new treatment methodologies and gains, but it also helps countless alcoholics and their families that otherwise may not find suitable and affordable care.

December, 2010 – Treatment-Centers.net provides a smorgasbord of information that is useful for anyone interested in learning about alcohol treatment options and more. This public benefit service is available free of charge to educate those interested and in need.

Drug addictions and alcoholism affect people from all walks of life. When those with little income or little or no insurance are afflicted they are less likely to seek help. Finding an alcohol treatment center that provides care to this segment of the population is not always as easy as finding centers that cater to the rich and famous.

The life line for many of these less fortunate individuals can be Treatment-Centers.net. A visit to this site can provide them with easy access to links to countless treatment centers. Not only can the individual find basic information about the centers but they can also visit the centers’ websites to learn detailed information. If there is an interest the individual can contact the facility for even more details.

Before entering a treatment center it is always best to learn about the types of alcohol treatment options offered as well as the type of detox that is provided. Details about payment options are usually provided during the consultation process.

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Community Groups: Connect Alcoholics With The Right Alcohol Treatment

Treatment-Centers.net was created by Internet marketing expert Bernie Grohsman, who lost his own brother to drug and alcohol addiction. Grohsman created the comprehensive, online directory to help other families avoid experiencing this painful loss. He recognizes, though, that not all alcoholics have family and friends upon which to rely in times of need, which is why he encourages community groups to use Treatment-Centers.net as a resource to find them alcohol treatment.

A member of the community group can browse the more than 11,000 addiction and alcohol treatment center listings, reducing the number by looking only at centers in or near the community. The member also can speak to a treatment counselor immediately by calling Treatment-Centers.net at (877) 335-4673. The directory’s treatment counselors can help narrow the many alcohol rehabilitation center options down to one. They are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Access to the listings in the directory and treatment counselors is free to community group members and anyone else seeking help.

If a community group wants to help an alcoholic not quite ready to seek alcohol treatment, it can encourage him or her to visit Treatment-Centers.net to learn more about its services and resources. In addition to the detailed alcohol treatment center listings, the website has extensive resources for alcoholics, including online assessments and a robust community areas. In the community areas, the alcoholic can communicate with other alcoholics in forums and chat rooms. The directory also frequently updates a blog with news and and words of inspiration relating to alcohol and drug addiction. Alcoholics who have used Treatment-Centers.net frequently say that having a place where they can get encouragement and feedback on a particular alcohol rehabilitation center has been the final push they need to enter treatment.

In addition to alcohol treatment center listings, Treatment-Center.net provides listings for other types of addictions as well. Community groups can turn to the directory and its counselors for help finding treatments for drug, sex and gambling problems.

About Treatment-Centers.net and Bernie Grohsman: Considered the leading Internet marketing expert in the behavioral healthcare field, Bernie Grohsman created the drug, sex, gambling and alcohol treatment center directory to provide free referrals to those in need. Visit Treatment-Centers.net for more information or call (877) 335-4673 to speak to a treatment counselor about finding the right alcohol rehabilitation center for a community member.

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Drug And Alcohol Treatment Is Not Only For The Rich And Famous

According to Treatment-Centers.net, drug and alcohol treatment options affect people across all walks of life. Although some people may associate addictions with the rich and famous, the reality is that this problem is not biased when it comes to selecting its victims. And because of that some groups of individuals have a harder time than others in finding a drug or alcohol treatment center that is right for them. Treatment-Centers.net works to connect those in need with a top quality drug and alcohol rehabilitation center that is also affordable. Affordability is often the missing piece of the puzzle when an individual decides to seek help for a drug or alcohol problem.

September, 2010 – The public benefit service Treatment-Centers.net provides an online directory of centers that offer drug and alcohol treatment. The website also offers resources, a self-assessment and lots of helpful information that friends and family members as well as those addicted are likely to find useful when making decisions about drug or alcohol treatment center options. When addiction strikes most families feel helpless. Learning more about addictions is one way to feel more empowered during this difficult time. The free materials provided at Treatment-Centers.net combine to create a comprehensive alcohol and addiction resource.

Celeb gossip magazines and TV shows that follow celebrities can sometimes give the impression that it is only the rich and famous that have problems with drugs and alcohol. The focus is often on the pressures faced by these individuals due to their fame and the accompanying lifestyle. Paris Hilton being in possession of cocaine and Lindsey Lohan reportedly being addicted to methamphetamine have been recent headlines. While these problems cannot be minimized just because the individuals involved are rich and famous, it does need to be pointed out that being rich has lots of benefits, even when it comes to an addiction.

The stories often neglect to mention the advantages that these individuals have over the ‘typical’ person dealing with an addiction. The rich and famous do not have to be concerned with the cost of the care at any drug or alcohol rehabilitation center they may choose to go to. This is a huge advantage, and it is one that has not gone unnoticed by Treatment-Centers.net.

Financial concerns are sometimes why individuals do not seek the help they need. But that does not have to be the case. Treatment-Centers.net is not directly affiliated with any drug or alcohol treatment center. This means that the website truly exists as a public benefit service. It is designed to help all people suffering with an addiction, whether they have money or not. Treatment-Centers.net provides the largest and most comprehensive directory of treatment centers available. With this directory listing it is a simple process to find a drug and alcohol treatment facility that meets the needs of any individual. The basic listings give general information with contact details. From there more information can be gathered.

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Treatment-Centers.net Explains Various Alcohol Treatment Options And More

Treatment-Centers.net, a public benefit service, offers top notch information regarding alcohol treatment options. When individuals are seeking help for a problem with alcoholism they are usually distraught and feeling quite confused. This compounds the difficulties and uncertainty related to making decisions related to which alcohol rehabilitation center is the best choice. Treatment-Centers.net helps to demystify the entire process of determining which treatment facility is best suited given individual circumstances. Those needing help can easily find a center offering a 12 step approach or one that focuses on a holistic model or an alcohol treatment center that uses a combination of both or something entirely different.

Treatment-Centers.net provides an easy way to determine which alcohol treatment approach or even which alcohol treatment center will be best suited for a particular individual according to specific needs. Most people wait for an exceptionally low point in their life before they opt to seek the help they need for a problem with drinking. At this time they are likely to be experiencing stress and pressure in various areas of their lives. This makes the selection of the ‘right’ alcohol rehabilitation center even more difficult than it would otherwise be.

In order to assist with this dilemma Treatment-Centers.net provides extensive resources at its website to explain the various treatment options and how they differ. Just as important are the differences that one will find from one alcohol treatment center to another. This includes such things as the timeframe of the program and the choices and involvement of the clients in developing their treatment plans. Some treatment centers do not have a set timeframe and others have very strict limits. Additionally, some treatment centers offer payment plans or even financing options, and others do not.

When choosing an alcohol treatment facility it is important to carefully weigh all of these options. But unfortunately, many people are under so much pressure when making these decisions they do not know what they need to consider, much less, which areas of concern are most important to them and their particular situation.

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Get Matched With The Right Drug And Alcohol Treatment At Treatment-Centers.net

For a drug or alcohol treatment to work, it must be the right treatment for the client. Many addicts struggle to find a drug and alcohol treatment center that fits them, though, which makes the service Treatment-Centers.net provides not only valuable but also vital to an addict’s long-term sobriety. The website and comprehensive directory include informational listings for more than 11,000 drug and alcohol treatment centers and professionals, plus confidential assessments and 24-hour live phone assistance to help the addict navigate the many treatment options in his area. Treatment-Centers.net does not charge the person seeking drug and/or alcohol treatment during any step of the referral process, and it also offers a robust community area on the website in which addicts can participate in forums and chats with others in similar situations.

When it comes to matching addicts with a drug and alcohol treatment center, Treatment-Centers.net leads by example. Recovering addict Bernie Grohsman created the directory to help others like him find the drug and alcohol treatment they need to battle addiction and regain control of their lives. The directory contains more than 11,000 listings for drug and alcohol treatment centers and professionals, and the website offers live phone assistance from addiction specialists trained to assist the addict during the assessment process and match him with the right drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. Treatment-Centers.net surpasses all other referral services in terms of comprehensiveness of listings and access to qualified professionals.

The addict begins the referral process by filling out the confidential assessment form at Treatment-Centers.net. It asks for basic, personal information and a drug and medical history. An addict also can call Treatment-Centers.net for help filling out the assessment. If the addict does fill out the assessment online, he will provide a contact phone number and an addiction specialist will call him at a designated time to discuss drug and alcohol treatment options. A loved one also can fill out the assessment and have the initial conversation with an addiction specialist. The addiction specialist will then help the addict or his loved one determine which drug and alcohol rehabilitation center will work best for him.

For those addicts not quite ready to take the important first step of asking for help, Treatment-Centers.net has a thriving community area in which they can talk with other addicts about their struggles and successes with drug and alcohol treatment. Addicts discuss their own experiences with specific drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in the forums and chats, and this interaction often gives the addict the final push he needs to request a drug and alcohol treatment center referral for him. The community area also features a blog that includes addiction news, inspirational quotes and stories, and videos on a variety of addiction-related topics.

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Treatment-Centers.net Connects Alcoholics With The Right Alcohol Treatment For Them

It takes great strength for an alcoholic to ask for help, strength that can be drained away by the overwhelming number of alcohol treatment options available today. Treatment-Centers.net has more than 11,000 listings for alcohol treatment centers and professionals across the country, ensuring that the alcoholic need not travel far for help, and live phone assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to determine which alcohol rehabilitation center suits his specific situation. There is no cost to use the online directory or to talk with an addiction specialist.

An alcoholic – or his loved ones – take that first step toward sobriety by filling out the confidential assessment form at Treatment-Centers.net. He provides his name, email address and phone number, plus detailed addiction and medical histories. The assessment form can be filled out by the alcoholic or his loved ones. After receiving the assessment form, an addiction specialist will contact the alcoholic or his loved ones to discuss alcohol treatment options. An addiction specialist also can fill out the form with the alcoholic or his loved ones over the phone at 877-335-4673, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. By the end of the call, the right alcohol rehabilitation center for the alcoholic will be determined.

If an alcoholic or his loved ones are not yet ready to ask for help, Treatment-Centers.net is still a valuable resource. The website has in-depth information about alcoholism and drug addiction, plus resources related to the various alcohol treatment programs available today, including 12-Step treatment, holistic treatment, acupuncture treatment, sauna treatment, religious-based treatment, alternative-lifestyle treatment, and meditative and yoga treatment. An alcoholic also might find the final push he needs to enter an alcohol treatment center. The website’s community area features forums and chat rooms in which recovering addicts discuss their challenges and successes, and a blog with inspirational quotes and news items about alcohol treatment. Reviews of the different alcohol rehabilitation centers also are available on the website.

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Treatment-Centers.net Provides A Simplified Way To Locate Alcohol Treatment Facilities

Treatment-Centers.net, the largest online directory of drug and alcohol treatment facilities and professionals, is the go to place for anyone seeking information about treatment and rehab options. The free service offered by the site can be the salvation needed during a drug or alcohol crisis situation. This company understands that when the decision is made to seek help from a drug or alcohol rehabilitation center there is only a small window of opportunity that exists. The reality is that if appropriate care cannot be found quickly that window of opportunity may be gone. Treatment-Centers.net not only has a complete listing of facilities, it also includes a Help Line, a free assessment, and a smorgasbord of information related to various types of addictions and treatment options.

Treatment-Centers.net Provides A Simplified Way To Locate Alcohol Treatment Facilities

Finding and selecting a center that provides an alcohol treatment program that is agreeable to the potential client is vital to a successful recovery. Countless studies have shown that the more comfortable a client is with a rehab facility, the treatment program and event the treatment professionals, the more likely he or she is to ‘buy into’ the treatment. Obviously, if a client is not comfortable or does not approve of the alcohol rehabilitation methods or approach used by an alcohol treatment center he or she is less likely to ‘work’ the program. This demonstrates just how important it is that potential clients or those helping them learn all they can before selecting a rehab center.

The directory at Treatment-Centers.net offers a brief overview of each alcohol rehabilitation center listed. This overview provides enough information for users to determine if further investigation of the facility is warranted. Contact information for each center listed is included. Because the website is not directly affiliated with any drug or Alcohol Treatment center, the information offered about treatment options and the facilities is unbiased.

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Treatment-Centers.net Uses Straightforward Approach In Providing Alcohol Treatment Options & Resources

Treatment-Centers.net, the leading online resource website for addiction information and drug and alcohol treatment options, uses a simple and uncomplicated approach to providing an educational resource. This aids site viewers in insuring that they get the facts without the fluff. Typically, this site is visited during a stressful time in one’s life. By providing directory listings, and alcohol and drug information in an easy to navigate format visitors can effortlessly find and use the resources available. In a straightforward manner the site lists over 11,000 facilities. Because the website is not affiliated with any specific drug or alcohol treatment center visitors are not exposed to multiple ads and banners. The site offers tons of information plus a directory that lists thousands of drug and alcohol rehabilitation center facilities.

April, 2010 – Treatment-Centers.net has found a way to help those in need of finding information about drug and alcohol treatment options quickly and free of distracting ads. It has been noted that many times such ads can result in making a less than desirable facility sound wonderful. The website is ‘the’ online resource for articles and other helpful information and resources related to evaluating any drug or alcohol treatment center. Treamtent-Centers.net is not affiliated with the centers represented on the site so visitors can trust that the information provided is frank and straightforward. Additionally, the website offers a help line, a free assessment, and unexpected resources. Whether one is looking for explanations of addiction trends that are hot news topics or they are simply looking for an appropriate alcohol rehabilitation center for themselves or a loved one, this website can help.

The goal of Treatment-Centers.net is to provide a sort of ‘one stop shopping’ place for the purpose of learning about addictions and other disorders, including dual diagnosis issues, and in locating a rehab center that will work for any specific person. The reality is that although some centers have extremely high success rates, if the participating clients are not comfortable with the type of facility or program used, success is not as probable.

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Alcohol Treatment Resources that are Unbiased

Treatment-Centers.net Finding information about the appropriate alcohol rehabilitation center can be a daunting task. At Treatment-Centers.net we help to streamline this process by providing resources and a wide-range of facilities that would be considered the most appropriate for an individual’s particular circumstances.

There is nothing that is easy about having a loved one suffering from drug or alcohol addiction. Likewise, alcohol treatment requires effort on the part of many individuals. Professional help from an alcohol treatment center is a good start. However, it is recommended that friends and family participate in providing support by becoming informed about how to best support their loved one.

In an effort to reduce some of the struggle associated with alcohol rehabilitation, we offer free information resources that may be accessed on the web or through our toll free telephone number. We understand that when one is faced with the need to find an alcohol rehabilitation center that it can be an overwhelming sensation. Our goal is to help individuals make informed decisions about the various types of treatment centers.

Many individuals are aware of the 12-step programs. We have information on several 12-step programs for alcohol treatment. The 12-step programs may not be the best fit for everyone. As a result, the drug and alcohol treatment center industry has seen a large growth in the number of alternative alcohol rehabilitation centers that are available for individuals.

We have professionals available that are ready and willing to help make sense of the rehabilitation industry and can recommend various programs that may best fit one’s individual needs. We provide the most sincere assistance by providing a wealth of information and giving individuals access to our extensive directory and broad range of resources.

It may not be every day that one needs to find an Alcohol Rehabilitation Center. However, if the day comes we are ready, willing, and capable to help find the best solution that will maximize the chances for a permanent solution. Our extensive website and helpful staff members can help one make sense of a confusing situation.

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Affordable Drug Rehab Center Pioneered Individualized Drug Addiction Treatment

In an unprecedented turn of events, a Utah man has voluntarily asked for more jail time in hopes that it will help him kick his heroin addiction.

The 25-year old man’s original charge was a second-degree felony. Instead of pleading down his sentence, he decided to “plead up” to a first degree felony of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. His original sentence carried a term of 1-15 years; his new conviction, a sentence of 5-years to life. He says he’ll soon be happier than he is now because he’ll get off of heroin and within about eight weeks of going to jail, he says that he expects his withdrawal symptoms to subside to the point that his sleep will return to normal.

Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center issued this statement, “It’s definitely unusual for an individual to want more jail time for their actions, particularly an individual involved in a drug related crime. Normally, they want to complete their sentence so that they can quickly return to their cycle of addiction. Rarely do we see someone take such extraordinary steps to not only begin their journey to recovery but also to stay in recovery.”

Prior to final sentencing, the judge gave the young man one last chance to change his mind and withdraw his guilty plea. He declined.

Mountainside continues, “While this particular course will help this young man in his drug addiction treatment, it’s a rather extreme step. Equally effective treatment options that would have allowed this young man to maintain his future freedom were available. The problem is that sometimes, when faced with a dead-end situation, an individual doesn’t know his/her options. A big barrier to beginning treatment is not only availability of information at the time, but also finding a reliable, safe and cost-effective program that understands not only the addiction, but all of the issues surrounding the addiction.”

Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center is a comprehensive and innovative provider of treatment for individuals suffering from drug addiction and alcoholism. Mountainside’s licensed and certified counselors, social workers and clinical treatment team and staff are dedicated to providing an unsurpassed treatment experience to its clients. With diverse areas of expertise, the treatment team works collaboratively with each client and their family to ensure that an individualized treatment plan is designed that will treat not just the symptoms, but the whole individual. With professionalism and compassion, each client is guided through every stage of recovery and encouraged to participate in a wide variety of evidence-based and cutting edge innovative treatment options.

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Cocaine Addiction Provides Glimpse Into Human Genetic Code

A recent study published in the Journal Science by Mount Sinai School of Medicine shows that chronic cocaine addiction can lead to a repression of a specific gene within the brain. The gene, 9A, is responsible for producing an enzyme that plays a crucial part in switching our genes off and on. Studies show that decreased enzyme production in those who are addicted to cocaine, actually leads to further craving of cocaine, creating the seemingly endless cycle of addiction.

Professionals at Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center in Connecticut and New York find this study quite promising in the battle against addiction. “If the functioning mechanism of this particular cycle can be broken and this particular gene’s activity stimulated, it could certainly go a long way in helping a person overcome an addiction to cocaine as well as other drugs.”

Mountainside further states, “the problem is that once an addiction takes hold, it’s no longer solely organic in nature. A person must overcome social and situational addictions as well, which is no easy task. While we remain hopeful for a future scientific breakthrough targeting physical dependence, we understand that this is just one piece of the puzzle. That is why it is so important for an addicted individual to be involved in a multi-disciplinary drug addiction treatment program, where other aspects of the addiction, like emotional, psychological and social triggers are addressed and treated.”

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Treatment-Centers.net – Free Directory of Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers

Free services offered by websites such as Treatment-Centers.net are becoming more and more useful as a growing number of people struggle with an addiction problem. In fact, overdose rates for people addicted to prescription medication are now higher than those associated with the abuse of heroin and cocaine.

Although there has been a lot of media coverage in recent years surrounding celebrity deaths caused by drug overdoses, the problem is more far-reaching, affecting people from all types of backgrounds across the country.

The Office of National Drug Control Policy at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there are approximately 20,000 deaths a year related to drugs in the United States – the leading cause of fatal overdoses being drugs prescribed by a physician.

Connecting addicts and their families with the help they need – be it Alcohol Treatment or treatment for drug addiction – is the most important step in healing the thousands of people suffering with an addiction problem. In many cases it can be difficult or almost impossible for people to find the right treatment program.

This is why the service provided by Treatment-Centers.net is an effective solution for finding a good program, and linking treatment facilities in need of an affordable online marketing campaign with effective and innovative advertising solutions.

The website specializes in helping addiction treatment organizations market their programs and increase visibility on the Internet. The site provides Internet marketing consulting in addition to advertising products and services on the site’s treatment directory.

If you or someone you know is in need of help, call Treatment Centers at 1-877-335-4673 or visit http://www.Treatment-Centers.net.

Treatment-Centers.net was founded by Bernie Grohsman, an eight-year veteran in the Internet marketing field of behavioral healthcare. As the owner and creator of Treatment Centers, he has put his years of experience and expertise to good use. A recovering addict himself who lost his only brother to addiction, Grohsman wants to help addicts find the treatment they need to achieve a full recovery. The website is the best place to find an appropriate Alcohol Treatment Center, Alcohol Rehabilitation Center, drug rehab program, or addiction treatment facility.

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Sunset Is Announcing Its Redoubled Efforts In The Fight Against The Psychological Underpinnings Of Addiction

Sunset Is Announcing Its Redoubled Efforts In The Fight Against The Psychological Underpinnings Of Addiction

Addiction is never strictly a physical disease. On the contrary, addiction victims are prone to negative patterns of thought and behavior, which can act to entrench and exacerbate their substance dependencies. The practical implication, of course, is that addiction treatment programs must always promote emotional wellness. In the end, there’s simply no other way to guarantee the success of the healing process.

Those considerations, in turn, are at the heart of Sunset Malibu’s holistic treatment philosophy.

With its world-class caregivers and elegant accommodations, Sunset Malibu is an unparalleled recovery destination. The drug and alcohol treatment center has always catered to upscale clients from every corner of the globe. Now Sunset is renewing its commitment to its core values, with the goal of delivering life-changing, comprehensive care to individuals who seek it. At Sunset Malibu, the client’s holistic needs always come first.

“There’s no such thing as partial addiction recovery,” said Sunset Malibu program director Dr. Georgina Smith. “We understand that healing has to occur both in the body and the mind, which is why we use special dual-diagnosis techniques to assess each client’s substance dependency in conjunction with his or her psychiatric wellness. It’s also, we believe, why we’ve been so successful in our treatment efforts.”

Unfortunately, the same praise can’t be given to Sunset’s competitors.

Most treatment centers pay lip service to the importance of holistic recovery. But very few of them put in their own principles into practice. In fact, many of the most high-priced clinics in California pay only nominal attention to the psychological needs of their clients. As should perhaps be obvious, those institutions routinely fail to effect meaningful and lasting recovery.

Dr. Smith, for her part, insists that those shortcomings are unforgivable.

“Addiction ruins lives,” Dr. Smith said. “Addiction treatment can save them, but only if it’s administered exactly the right way. At Sunset Malibu, we understand that our clients trust us to safeguard their future, and we stop at nothing to ensure that we justify their faith.”

Addiction victims know all too well how devastating the disease can be. The good news is that that devastation doesn’t have to be the end of the story. Sunset Malibu’s clinical psychologists and licensed clinical social workers have a long history of helping clients rebuild their lives from the ground-up. For Sunset’s residents and their families, the future really does promise to be brighter than the present.

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Cliffside Malibu, A Prestigious Recovery Facility On The Malibu Coast, Has Long Been A Leading Light In The California Treatment Community

Now, the center is pleased to announce its renewed commitment to helping clients get better on their own terms and under their own power.

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Addiction is a personal problem. Addiction recovery, in turn must always be driven by personal effort. The only successful rehab patients are those who take active ownership of their own healing-which means that the best rehab facilities are those which most effectively empower their clients. In the end, there’s simply no other way to promote meaningful and sustainable recovery.

That emphasis on personal empowerment is the bedrock of Cliffside Malibu’s treatment philosophy.

With its expert caregivers and posh amenities, Cliffside Malibu is a world-class institution. The drug and alcohol treatment center has always catered to an elite clientele. Now Cliffside is expanding its mission, with the goal of delivering liberating care to those individuals who need it. At Cliffside Malibu, nothing less than robust personal growth will ever be acceptable.

“Recovery has to come from the inside-out,” said Cliffside Malibu Program Director Dr. Georgina Smith. “No one can heal you against your will, and no one can help you if you’re incapable of helping yourself. Our clients get better because we help them develop the strength they need to make healing happen, through everything from personalized life counseling to professional depression treatment.”

Such a commitment to the personal strength of individual clients distinguishes Cliffside from its competitors.

Many treatment facilities treat their clients like babies, by leading them to believe that rehab is or should be a passive process. This is a tremendous mistake-and one that can greatly jeopardize the outcome of a rehab program. The fact of the matter is that rehab patients need to play active roles in their own recoveries. Those clinics that pretend otherwise can’t possibly expect to help addiction victims achieve lasting sobriety.

For recovery patients and their families, say Cliffside administrators, that sort of failure is unacceptable.

“Our clients invest a tremendous amount of faith in us,” said Patricia Freeberry, Cliffside’s Clinical Director. “We see it as our duty to honor that faith, first and foremost by helping our residents become better, stronger people. We believe that our commitment to personal empowerment is reflected in our long record of success.”

Addiction is a crippling disease. To succumb to substance abuse is to be stripped of one’s dignity, and one’s sense of self-control. Cliffside Malibu has already proven that compassionate, personalized treatment can help victims rediscover life as they used to know it, and themselves as they used to be. Under the circumstances, it’s hard to imagine that any outcome could be more desirable than that one.

Cliffside Malibu is a luxury drug and alcohol treatment center located in Malibu, California. For further details about Cliffside’s treatment methods, amenities, or other general information about a drug or alcohol treatment program that’s right for you, please call 1-800-501-1988 or visit our Web site at www.cliffsidemalibu.com.

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Common Misconceptions Regarding Underlying Medical Risks Associated With Substance Abuse And Alcoholism

Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center Mountainside announced has identified common misconceptions regarding underlying and peripheral medical risks associated with drug addiction and alcohol abuse. Despite the volumes of information on these matters, there is a seemingly large body of people unaware of the extent of the danger that active addiction or alcoholism poses.

Recent studies have shown that besides the immediate and obvious health risks of being addicted to alcohol or drugs, there are other medical problems that can arise as a direct or indirect result of a person’s substance abuse. It is common knowledge that an alcoholic is in danger of cirrhosis of the liver, heart disease and pancreatitis. These are the obvious ailments. There is also the risk for making poor decisions such as getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. This decision has the power to not only affect the substance abusers health but also endangers the lives of others. What is not as apparent are the risks associated with things that a person may do when drunk that they would never do while sober; such as being sexually promiscuous which can lead to conditions like HIV, AIDS as well as a list of other possibilities. It is by addressing these issues that the substance abuse treatment center helps the individual suffering from addiction to recover and become educated about the drug and alcohol rehabilitation process.

People who abuse illicit drugs are also at risk. For example, people who snort powder cocaine are at risk for hepatitis. The risk comes from sharing different pieces of paraphernalia associated with snorting, such as straws or rolled up paper money. There is also the heroin user who puts themselves at risk by sharing needles, cotton, water or “cooking” devices. There is also the risk for IV drug users for bacterial infections. Bacterial infections are responsible for a large portion of hospitalizations of IV drug users. The list of possibilities can go on and on. The point is that besides the apparent risks there are countless other possibilities that can change a person’s life and perspective on life.

Drug Rehab is the best chance that someone has at regaining control of their life and getting in control of their health. If you believe that someone you know is an alcoholic or may be addicted to drugs, the time is now to get them the help they need. Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center has been helping people recover and educating them on the dangers of addiction for over 12 years.

It’s licensed and credentialed counselors and clinical staff includes an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Services available by specialists in drug addiction and alcoholism treatment. The highly capable addiction treatment team is dedicated to providing compassionate and quality alcohol and drug treatment. In these hard economic times – Mountainside Drug Rehab is there to help. Please contact the below number or visit it’s Treatment Center website at Drug Rehab Center (www.mountainside.org/drug-rehab).

If you or someone you love is in need of treatment please contact us at: 800-762-5433.

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Addiction Treatment Can Change Your Life With The Right Treatment Facility

The current economical state of the country has been a stressful time for many individuals. A mounting pile of bills remains unpaid. Among that pile is a mortgage and a car payment with no end in sight for paying either. You can feel the financial pressure mounting on a daily basis. Just when you think it can not get worse, you receive notice at work that you are going to be laid off. All of these situations build up inside and are bound to create overwhelming feelings of never getting ahead or out f r o m under the financial strains in your world.

You quickly look for an outlet for the stress. It is all too common for that outlet to be alcohol. At first there is not a problem. You are just having a drink to relax and forget about the financial stress of life. Then one drink becomes two and before you even realize what has happened, you are an alcoholic with a drinking problem. By this point you have damaged relationships, broken promises to loved ones and your life has fallen into utter chaos. You need to seek out an alcohol rehab program but just the mere thought of that has you reaching for another drink.

Take a deep breath and remember that you are not alone. You need a treatment center that feels like home. You need a place where you will be seen as a person and not another statistic. Look no further than Drug Rehab Sunset Malibu. This is a revolutionary treatment center destined to change the way you and others in need of help receive alcohol treatment.

Drug Rehab Sunset Malibu understands the point that has brought you to their front door. They are here to help and promise to be by your side every step of the way. Drug Rehab Sunset Malibu sees you as a whole body person in need of help. There is more to you than just the alcohol addiction issue. You are a living, breathing person in need of help. Your treatment begins with a one-on-one session with a trained counselor to determine the best course of treatment for you. It will be designed for you and address the individual needs you have and provide steps to get you on the right road towards recovery.

Treatment programs offered at Drug Rehab Sunset Malibu are a mixture of traditional and holistic programs. On the holistic approach you will undergo an acupuncture session or spend an afternoon in equine therapy. You will find relaxation and begin the healing process through massage therapy. On the traditional approach, you will undergo the pains of detoxification as your body cleanses itself of the toxins in your system. You will attend individual and group therapy counseling sessions and receive relapse prevention tools for when you are once again part of the outside world.

Separately a holistic and traditional approach to alcohol treatment does offer a certain degree of success. Drug Rehab Sunset Malibu understands this and that is why the rehabilitation center approaches alcohol treatment in a mixture approach of holistic and traditional programs.

Drug Rehab Sunset Malibu is tucked away in a secluded part of California and offers its residents a soothing environment to face the demons and put addiction behind them once and for all. You will have a variety of amenities available such as personal trainers, botanical gardens and world class chefs ready to prepare delicious meals for you around the clock. More importantly you will be forming a life long support system of friends, counselors and other staff members who will be there in those moments of weakness in the outside world.

About Drug Rehab Sunset Malibu:

Drug Rehab Sunset Malibu is an addiction treatment facility located just outside Los Angeles that specializes in whole body drug and alcohol treatment programs. Holistic programs like equine therapy are combined with the traditional therapy approach to help an addict make a new lease on life.

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One of the hardest parts of addiction recovery is taking that first step and verbalizing that a problem really does exist

Until that point it is easy for an addict to pacify the negative behavior as a way to relieve tension or handle a bad day in the office. Somewhere inside there is a little voice telling the addict that the behavior goes way beyond that flimsy excuse.

An addict’s worse fear is confrontation about what is going on in his or her life. They go to great lengths to avoid uncomfortable discussions to the fact with family and friends. When a boss starts hinting at an addiction problem, the addict quits his job and walks out the door. When a friend brings up the same problem, the addict walks away and deletes the friend out of her cell phone address book. Great life changes are made to avoid these situations.

Addiction takes on various formats. There is eating disorders, drugs, alcohol, anxiety, depression and the list goes on and on. Each addiction starts with its own circumstances. Likewise each addiction also comes with its own hurdles that must be overcome if an addict has any hope of recovery. Still the recovery process is not easy.

Cliffside Malibu is a place to start. Staff is trained in the areas of addiction treatment and knows how to be that effective first hand reaching out to an addict in the moments when all hope feels lost. One of the first steps that staff members take once an addict arrives for treatment is to engage in an intervention process.

The target objective of a staged intervention is to call attention to the addiction without allowing for excuses or escape options to be given. This may seem like a harsh way to start a rehabilitation process. However the staff at Cliffside Malibu knows that in order to be a successful drug rehab program, steps must be taken for the addict to face their addiction problems as soon as possible.

For this intervention to work, staff may approach family and friends about their participation in the event. Addicts often forget that they are not the only injured parties in this situation. Family and friends bear the brunt of anger, stress and addictive behavior as the addict stops at nothing to get that next soothing fix. These are the people that know the addict best. These are also the people that have been hurt the most by the addiction.

Staff at Cliffside Malibu is aware of these and other issues that will come up as the intervention process begins. There is a specialized intervention team in place at all times ready to help the addict make that first step towards admitting there is a problem. Addicts may get angry and say or do things that would be viewed as hateful in the outside world. Intervention members do not stand in judgment against the addict or turn their backs. Instead a helping hand is offered and the addict is made to feel safe and secure. In this environment many times an addict feels secure enough to come to terms with the addictive behavior and let the recovery and healing process begin.

Once this admission has been made, productive alcohol treatment can begin. Intervention team members are with an addict from the moment he or she walks through that door. From that point a personalized treatment plan is devised that will best meet the needs of that addict. Team members work to set a starting point that will get the addict moving in the right direction. After awhile those hateful moments of the first day intervention are replaced with life long friendships towards a staff that helped the addict get back on track and make a new choice for life.

About Cliffside Malibu:
Cliffside Malibu offers treatment program approaches based on individual need rather than a mass group approach. All treatments are tailored to each addict and include equine therapy, acupuncture and yoga. The rehabilitation center offers treatment for drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, depression and anxiety among others.

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