What’s the Difference Between an Outpatient and Inpatient Drug Rehab Program?

Addiction treatment centers often divide up their programs by levels of care, ranging from more clinically-intensive inpatient drug rehab programs to more independent outpatient drug rehab programs. A drug rehab center’s continuum of care may include inpatient drug rehab programs, such as medical detox in a hospital environment or 24-hour care in a medically-supervised residential…

12-Step Practices

In addition to the more than 60 weekly recovery meetings available within walking distance and clients attending five meetings per week, our clinical team incorporates 12-step practices into our programming as an option for treatment. What are 12-Step Practices? The 12-Step philosophy pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous is used by about 74 percent of treatment centers. The basic…

Trauma Informed Treatment for Addiction

What is Trauma Informed Treatment for Addiction? Because the body experiences significant stress and changes during a traumatic event, innovative treatment for post-traumatic stress incorporates body-centered, or somatic, practices. Trauma informed treatment for addiction is an approach that engages those with a history of trauma by acknowledging traumatic incidents, recognizing its symptoms, and understanding the…

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Nearly one-third of individuals with mental illnesses and almost one-half of those with severe mental illnesses also suffer from co-existing problems with addiction or substance abuse. Likewise, more than one-third of all alcohol abusers and over half of all drug abusers suffer from some form of mental illnesses. This makes the proper identification and effective…

Substance Abuse Treatment in Nashville

Drug addiction and substance abuse is an illness that is mired in complexity. Driven by uncontrollable drug cravings and drug-seeking behaviors, drug addicts and substance abusers often exhibit compulsive behaviors. These behaviors are largely impacted by their need to be sedated by drugs, despite the tremendous and known risk of the devastating consequences of drug…

Alcohol Addiction Treatment

When it comes to overcoming addiction to alcohol, there are many ways to stop drinking and get started on the path to recovery. While the goal for any alcohol treatment is abstinence, support for alcohol addiction can come in many shapes and forms. At Integrative Life Center, we believe in an integrated approach to alcohol…