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Dual Diagnosis, Health & Wellness After Addiction, Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatments : 10/22/2018

By Irina Gromov, MD, PhD, Addiction Psychiatrist
 
At Enterhealth, we believe that in order to be truly effective, treatment for drug and alcohol addiction needs to address the whole person, not just the symptoms of their addiction. That’s why we offer our patients a full continuum of care that includes interviews, assessments (both physical and mental), medically assisted withdrawal stabilization (a.k.a., detox), as well as various forms of therapy. 
 

Top Addictive Substances, Dual Diagnosis, Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatments : 09/26/2018

By Joshua M. Masino, PsyD, Neuropsychologist and Enterhealth Director of Neuropsychological Services

 

Why use neuropsychological testing for drug abuse treatment?

Substance abuse – opioid abuse in particular – causes considerable damage not only to the body, but also to the brain and its ability to function normally. This damage can be especially persistent if the user is physically dependent on the substance, and it can lead to altered cognitive, behavioral and emotional functioning.

 

Top Addictive Substances, Life in Recovery After Addiction, Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatments : 08/16/2018

By Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist
 
The Quiet Rise in Alcohol Addiction
While the ongoing opioid crisis continues to garner headlines and high-profile debates regarding marijuana legalization rage across the country, alcohol abuse continues to fly under the radar and out of most people’s sphere of concern. However, in addition to being the most commonly treated substance of abuse, alcohol is also the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States after tobacco and poor diet/physical activity.

Family Support & Help, Health & Wellness After Addiction, Life in Recovery After Addiction : 07/24/2018

By Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist