Weaning off Adderall

Weaning off Adderall

How To Treat Adderall Addiction Over the last few decades, millions of Americans have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD.) This condition is usually diagnosed in early childhood or teenagers, but can affect adults as well. As of 2011, between 5 to 15% of all children in the US had been diagnosed with ADHD. To treat…

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Advantages of Medication-Assisted Treatment

There was a time when medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, was a subject of heated debate. Some people thought people on MAT weren’t truly sober, while others believed that the use of opioid drugs would lead to an inevitable relapse. Fortunately, that time seems to have passed. Now, physicians all over the world use MAT to…

Women Discussing Addiction Treatment COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Why You Should Be Paying Attention to Safety Protocols in Treatment Centers

Safety protocols are always a top priority for addiction treatment centers, but even more so during a worldwide pandemic. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has forced most of the country to rethink how they do business, socialize, and get the health services they need, rest assured that treatment centers are still open. Even with the virus…

Woman Attending Addiction Treatment Center to Survive Pandemic

Ways Our Treatment Center Can Help You Survive the Pandemic

At the Addiction Recovery Institute of America, our number one priority is keeping our clients safe, both physically and mentally. This safety takes on a whole new meaning for our treatment team when it comes to surviving the pandemic and assisting clients in their recovery. While we immediately implemented safety protocols for both residents and…

Residential Treatment During COVID-19 Pandemic

What to Expect When Entering Residential Treatment During a Pandemic

During a time when loved ones may be lost, unemployment is sky-rocketing, and isolation threatens to push people over the edge of rational thought, the rate of substance abuse and addiction has also increased to unprecedented levels. With more and more people in need of assistance for their substance abuse issues, there is also greater…

Woman Experiencing Substance Abuse Treatment Success

How to Ensure Your Substance Abuse Treatment Success

Deciding to seek treatment for your substance abuse problem is one of the most important and yet difficult decisions you will ever make. Trying to fight addiction alone can be scary and challenging, and without proper support and guidance, it can be a long road. Unfortunately, many who try to go at it on their…

Social Outing Without Drugs or Alcohol

Being Social Without Using Alcohol or Drugs

Living sober means finding new ways to hang out with your friends and family without using drugs or alcohol. At the Addiction Recovery Institute of America, one of our goals is to teach you how to improve your social sober living skills. We know that you want to have fun, but you aren’t sure how…

woman who needs a routine in recovery

The Importance of Establishing a Routine in Recovery

If you’ve struggled with addictive behaviors and are in the process of recovery, you understand that life after addiction can be an incredible challenge. Even a positive lifestyle and behavioral changes can seem overwhelming, which is why having a routine in recovery is paramount. Building new behaviors, structures, and patterns into your life will help…