At Rally Point in West Palm Beach, we offer the latest news and advice for drug addiction help and alcohol addiction help. Our goal is to provide useful information that can help with recovery to anyone who is affected by addiction. If you or someone you know is struggling please call our addiction help hotline now: 1-888-79-RALLY.
A common myth about addiction is that you need to “hit rock bottom” to get better, but there are many reasons why you should check into a treatment center before getting to that point. Regardless of how long or much you’ve been drinking or using drugs, if it’s affecting your life in any negative way, you should consider checking into a treatment center. According to DrugAbuse.gov, “In 2013, an estimated 22.7 million Americans (8.6 percent) needed treatment for a problem related to drugs or alcohol, but only about 2.5 million people (0.9 percent) received treatment at a specialty facility.” That’s
Outpatient alcohol rehab is a popular type of rehab program we offer in West Palm Beach, FL for clients who are transitioning from a higher level of care or whose addictions are milder and don’t require intensive support. While alcoholism affects all demographics, men are more likely to binge drink and develop alcoholism than women. If you or a loved one has been drinking more heavily or often, outpatient alcohol rehab can help. It’s flexibility, freedom, and costs make it an attractive option for our clients, however, a higher level of care like inpatient rehab may be more appropriate depending
When researching drug addiction treatment, you’re bound to come across phrases like “outpatient drug rehab” and “inpatient treatment” but unless you’ve been in rehab before or have worked in behavioral health, it can be kind of confusing. You certainly don’t need to know the difference between rehab programs to start treatment but it can help to demystify rehabs for you and better understand the recovery process. Outpatient drug rehab is one of the types of rehab programs we offer in West Palm Beach, FL and depending on your needs it could be a right fit for you – or you
A key step in addiction recovery is determining the right level of care, which is why we want to share some things that you can expect from our outpatient treatment in West Palm Beach, FL to help you see if it fits your needs or if a higher level of care like in-patient treatment or partial hospitalization is required. Addiction treatment isn’t a one-size-fits-all kind of thing because what works for one client may not work for another. By the end of this article, you should have a clearer picture of what outpatient treatment is like and the benefits it
We’re excited to announce our latest partnership with Beacon Health Strategies which allow us to also serve Molina Healthcare policyholders. All of the behavioral health services (including addiction treatment) for Molina policies go through Beacon Health Strategies so if you have a Molina policy, you can now come to our West Palm Beach rehab for treatment! Learn more about using Molina Healthcare insurance for addiction treatment and why you should choose Rally Point as your treatment provider. Addiction Treatment With Molina Healthcare Molina can help you get behavioral health services that you and your family need but you must use
There’s no doubt that humans and animals share a special bond but did you know that even simply interacting with animals offers numerous health benefits? Animal-assisted therapy has been gaining popularity for treating substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and more. Today, animals are being used in a variety of clinical settings like rehabs, hospitals, doctors offices, and nursing homes to improve the well-being of clients and patients. See how animal-assisted therapy got started, the benefits of animal-assisted therapy in substance abuse treatment, and how therapy dogs like our pit bull mix, Judge, is helping clients. The History
Whether you’re feeling depressed, having marital problems, or drinking too much, there are veteran counseling programs that provide veterans and their families with quality mental health care. These programs provide counseling to veterans who are struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance use disorder (SUD), military sexual trauma, civilian reintegration, and more. When mental health issues are left untreated, veterans are at a higher risk for suicide, addiction, run-ins with the law, and preventable death/serious injury – young, male veterans are particularly vulnerable to developing an SUD. With counseling programs available across the country, however, veterans don’t have to suffer
As a veteran, you know that things don’t always go according to plan so when life throws you a curveball, there are veteran assistance programs you can turn to for help. Reaching out for support not only can help with a particular issue but also improve other parts of your life by alleviating stress, anxiety, or depression. You can find veteran assistance programs for housing, mental health, and employment through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), non-profits, and government agencies. The programs listed in this guide aren’t meant to be an endorsement but rather to show you that whatever problem
Veterans can experience family and relationship problems when they return home due to the challenges of readjusting to civilian life, dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and using alcohol/opioids to numb emotions, among other things. Returning home can be particularly difficult for combat veterans because the skills and behaviors they learned to survive and function may not work at home. In addition to transitioning from military to civilian life, veterans also have to deal with the changes that happened at home in their absences. In this article, we’ll discuss the readjustment challenges facing veterans and when veterans should seek support.
Across the country, in small towns and big cities, there are veterans struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Stressors that are specific to military life – deployment, combat exposure, and post-deployment civilian/reintegration – have been linked to an increased risk of developing a substance use disorder (SUD) in military personnel and veterans. SUD has devastating consequences. It can cause or worsen: medical problems, other disorders (like post-traumatic stress disorder and depression), relationship problems, work impairment, and suicidal thoughts and attempts. According to a study of military personnel, alcohol or drug use preceded about 30% of completed suicides and alcohol or