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Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Residential Treatment

Reading Time: 5 Minutes Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of prescription medications in addiction treatment to alleviate withdrawal symptoms associated with dependence urges and cravings associated with addiction. Alcohol and drug withdrawal side effects can be very uncomfortable and even life-threatening. By providing relief through medications, people have a higher chance of overcoming their addiction and becoming more […]

Relapse and Filling the Void

Reading Time: 4 Minutes Addiction treatment is a complicated and sometimes endless cycle. You commit to change by entering into recovery, detoxifying and withdrawing, and completing all the steps in your treatment program; then, one day, something goes awry. It may be a specific stressful event, a past underlying trigger, or the build-up of day-to-day demands that lead to […]

5 Ways To Make Teletherapy Work For You

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Teletherapy, also called telemedicine is virtual counseling with a licensed professional through the phone or videoconferencing. One of the main reasons why teletherapy was not as popular in the past is because insurance companies were hesitant to get on board. Now that teletherapy is the only way individuals are seeking therapy due to COVID-19, insurance […]

3 Things That Differentiate A Successful Treatment Program

Reading Time: < 1 Minutes WHAT MAKES AKUA DIFFERENT? 1. Full Continuum of Care – Detox, Residential & Intensive Outpatient. 2. Gender-Specific Treatments – Remove distractions to focus on recovery & address issues related to gender. 3. JCAHO – Highest accreditation in healthcare – You or your loved one are safe at AKUA WHY ARE THESE IMPORTANT FOR SUCCESSFUL RECOVERY? […]

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