What are Synthetic Opioids?

What are Synthetic Opioids?

What are Synthetic Opioids?   We are in the middle of one of the worst drug overdose epidemics in recorded history. Substance use disorder including addiction and alcoholism is at an all-time high. While there are many factors involved in the spike in drug...
What is a high functioning alcoholic?

What is a high functioning alcoholic?

What is a high-functioning alcoholic?   What is alcoholism or alcohol use disorder?   One of the most misunderstood parts of alcoholism is the misconception that in order to be an alcoholic, your life needs to be falling apart. This couldn’t be further from...
What is National Recovery Month?

What is National Recovery Month?

What is National Recovery Month?   National Recovery Month occurs every September as declared by presidential proclamation. National Recovery Month aims to educate Americans on the merits of substance use disorder treatment for those suffering from alcoholism or...
What is OP?

What is OP?

What is OP?   If you are looking into substance abuse treatment options for yourself or a loved one, you have likely come across the acronym OP. What is OP? OP is an acronym for Outpatient Program. An outpatient program, or OP, is a level of care in the substance...
What is PC?

What is PC?

What is PC?   If you are looking into substance abuse treatment options for yourself or a loved one, you have likely come across the acronym PC. What is PC? PC is an acronym for Partial Care Program. A Partial Care Program, or PC, is a level of care in the...
What is IOP?

What is IOP?

What is IOP?   If you are looking into substance abuse treatment options for yourself or a loved one, you have likely come across the acronym IOP. What is IOP? IOP is an acronym for Intensive Outpatient Program. An intensive outpatient program, or IOP, is a level...