National Recovery Month is a 42-year-old national celebration recognizing all those who have achieved or are on their way to achieving recovery from illnesses, including and especially substance abuse. It is also a time for education regarding substance use, co-occurring disorders, and the effectiveness of treatment and recovery services.... Read More.
August 31st is Overdose Awareness Day. On this day, we call for a reduction of stigma around substance abuse, as well as remember those who have passed from an overdose. Fear of negative public response is a major deterrent of individuals from seeking treatment for substance abuse. In... Read More.
With the rising rate and severity of addiction in the Philadelphia region, medical drug detoxification is more necessary than ever. At its most basic level, drug detoxification, or “detox”, is the process of removing drugs or alcohol from a person’s system. Depending on the type of substance, a patient... Read More.