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Addiction Treatment at The Meadows

Trusted treatment with proven results isn’t a solo pursuit. It requires a synchronized team of experts, which is one of many reasons why The Meadows is the nation’s premier treatment institute. Clinicians and professionals trust The Meadows more than any other treatment program because of our impeccable reputation for quality, integrity, and proven results. Read More

7 Dangers of Detoxing Alone

death. Every effective treatment plan includes a process called detoxification. Drug detox and alcohol detox rid the body of the toxic substances in which it has become dependent. Detox is among the first steps toward recovery. If you’ve asked yourself, Can I detox alone? The short answer is no. Drug detox and alcohol detox should be attempted only under the direct supervision of a trained medical professional. Here are seven reasons why: Read More

9 Ways Excessive Drinking Affects the Body

By Christa Banister Whether it’s beers during the big game or bottomless mimosas at brunch, there’s no shortage of occasions for alcohol to be enjoyed. But it can be hard to know how much is too much. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Read More

Why Length of Stay Matters

By Anna McKenzie Does it really matter how long you stay at an addiction treatment facility? When you’re thinking about going to an alcohol or drug rehab program, you may wonder about how long it will take to start healing. You may also be concerned about the length of… Read More

Seniors and Addiction

Baby boomers are growing older. They are now entering the aging population and for the first time, a population associated with high rates of drug and alcohol use during the 1960s and '70s is entering the Medicare rolls, bringing high rates of drug and alcohol use along with them. The need for addiction treatment in older adults has never been more present. Read More

The Effects of Living with an Alcoholic

This blog was originally published in the Huffington Post. There is a much larger story here. It’s the story of all mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, aunts, uncles, and cousins who care about and are concerned about someone abusing alcohol. Even closer to home, it’s about the… Read More

Personalized Treatment for Alcoholism

Steve attended five different treatment centers in an effort to overcome his alcoholism. The Meadows is the program that finally worked for him. He credits his recovery to the individualized care and treatment he received from the outstanding staff, and the courage and strength the gained along with his peers… Read More

Adolescent Substance Abuse

For more than 35 years, The Meadows has explored the underlying issues of patient trauma. Clinicians and professionals trust us more than any other treatment program because of our impeccable reputation for quality, integrity, and long-term recovery. The Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey measures drug, alcohol, and tobacco… Read More

High Functioning Alcoholics

Published in last Sunday’s New York Times (May 4th) is an excellent article titled High Functioning, But Still Alcoholics. Chronicled by Times writer Jane Brody, the piece reviews a new book from author Sarah Allen Benton, “Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic” (Praeger Publishers), and describes a familiar scenario:… Read More