friends after leaving outpatient addiction treatment

4 Benefits of an Outpatient Addiction Treatment Center

The links between mental health disorders and addiction are well documented. Nearly 40% of people with a substance use disorder have a co-occurring mental health diagnosis. The most effective way to treat mental health and addiction is to address both simultaneously with a coordinated care plan. But how do you find the program that will…

young girl in need of an adolescent drug addiction treatment center

Common Addictions That Require Adolescent Drug Treatment

It will be no surprise that the majority of the most common substances teens abuse are the ones that are readily available to them. Teens may turn to substances to cope with the stressors they face in school, socially, and at home. They may also attempt to escape dysfunctional relationships and home life or self-medicate…

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How to Choose an Adolescent Rehab Center

Finding an adolescent rehab center means finding somewhere that hires professionals who understand teens, are trained to work with this age group. They should also work closely with families during and after treatment to ensure a continuity of care post-discharge. Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge (PAATC) has entire adolescent addiction treatment programs devoted to treating…