The goal of treatment is recovery, but very few centers track the results of their programs as extensively as Foundations Recovery Network (FRN), which oversees The Oaks at La Paloma Treatment Center. One of very few treatment programs in the country to collect five-year comprehensive outcomes data on all clients after discharge, FRN attributes the […]
The numbers don’t lie. SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association) recently released results for their study of clients discharged from substance abuse treatment facilities. States are asked to submit data for all discharges from substance abuse treatment, and data comes from facilities that are licensed or certified by the State substance abuse agency […]
For those who haven’t battled a substance abuse problem or other addiction, just getting the hang of the language can be a difficult undertaking at first. Even the basics aren’t always clear. Take the terms “treatment” and “recovery” for instance. If you’re in treatment, aren’t you going through recovery? What’s the difference?