Will Chronic Pain Sufferers Be Able to Take Pain Medication in Rehab?

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The modern addiction crisis has been greatly fueled by the lack of healthcare options for people with chronic pain. For many patients, their addiction is linked to the painful health problems they face. Chronic pain can be caused by all sorts of issues, ranging from past injuries to autoimmune disorders. Many people who deal with chronic pain get addicted to harmful substances after they are prescribed prescription painkillers. Sadly, many addicts with chronic pain avoid […]

Who Really Goes to Detox Centers?

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Detox centers can seem like frightening places. Imagery in the media often evokes the trope of the 70’s mental hospital, with terrible conditions and unpleasant people. This depiction isn’t fair to anyone. It’s not fair to the detox center, the rehab facility, or the people seeking help for their illness. So who really goes to detox centers? It’s not the type of person you expect. Or, perhaps more accurately, it is the type of person […]