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Does United Healthcare Cover Rehab

Ian Henyon, LPC | May 8, 2024

Curious to know, “Does United Healthcare Cover Rehab?” The answer is “Yes, UHC does cover rehab.” The company was founded in 1977 by Richard T. Burke. It is the largest health insurer in the country. In addition to offering insurance plans, it also offers wellness programs...

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The 5 Different Types Of Alcoholism

May 8, 2024

Alcoholism is an issue that can affect people in many different ways. While it may be common knowledge that drinking too much alcohol can lead to issues, there are actually several types of alcoholism, and the effects they can have on the individual vary greatly. Dive...

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Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance Cover Rehab?

May 8, 2024

Blue Cross Blue Shield is a health insurance plan that covers medical expenses. The benefits include rehab, coverage for outpatient prescription drugs, inpatient hospital stays, and treatment related to chronic conditions. Note, Blue Cross Blue Shield does cover rehab, but only if you qualify. The amount...

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Why Do Addicts Relapse When Things Are Good?

May 8, 2024

Why do addicts relapse when things are good? is a question we may ask ourselves. Many people abuse alcohol and other drugs in an attempt to cope with stress or failure. In times of despair, they turn to substances as a way to numb themselves to...

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Can Narcan Be Used For Alcohol?

May 8, 2024

Narcan is not used for alcohol. It is the brand name for the drug Naloxone, a drug used to treat opioid overdoses. Narcan is sometimes confused with Naltrexone (Vivitrol), a drug used in alcohol treatment, to avert cravings and aid in the recovery process. Naltrexone alcohol...

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Does Acid (LSD) Show Up On A Drug Test?

May 8, 2024

Maybe you just wanted to experiment. Perhaps you gave in to peer pressure. Or possibly this is the latest in a series of dangerous decisions. Whatever the reason, you’ve been using a powerful drug and you’re beginning to worry about the long-term ramifications. How long will...

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What Happens During An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)?

May 8, 2024

Intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) are a relatively new way to provide mental health treatment. They offer an alternative to inpatient care for people who need more support than what can be provided in an outpatient setting but don’t require the intensity of 24-hour care that is...

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How Dual Diagnosis Can Worsen If Left Untreated

May 8, 2024

Living with a dual diagnosis – which is when an individual is managing both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder – can be incredibly challenging. It’s important to identify these conditions as soon as possible because if they are left untreated, the symptoms...

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Are You A Good Candidate For A Partial Hospitalization Program?

May 8, 2024

Do you find yourself struggling with addiction or a mental health issue that has consumed your life, making it difficult to function? If so, you may be a good candidate for a partial hospitalization program. While seeking treatment is often intimidating and challenging, partial hospitalization programs...

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How Can A Partial Hospitalization Program Benefit You?

May 8, 2024

A partial hospitalization program (PHP) is a structured program of outpatient services as an alternative to inpatient care. Patients get intense care throughout the day but are not required to stay overnight. The idea of inpatient care can be daunting and can make people less willing...

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