Outpatient Counseling

Powerful Tips for Avoiding Relapse

June 16th, 2017|

If you have recently started (or you are thinking about starting) recovery from addiction, you are understandably looking for the most powerful tips for avoiding relapse during this recovery process. The reality of addiction is that at least half of those who enter recovery will relapse at some point. This means that they will fall back into their old habits, whether that means heavy drinking or abusing drugs. While this relapse statistic may appear disheartening at first, it is important to understand that addiction is a very powerful disease. A fifty-percent relapse rate should actually

The Scoop: Sober Living Homes and Programs Explained

June 4th, 2017|

For many of those who struggle with addiction and are going into recovery, a sober living program can be an important connecting step on the long road to sobriety. We frequently talk about the differences between inpatient and outpatient treatment. Inpatient treatment is a jumping-off point for treatment that gets people through the worst parts of their recovery. It involves getting living at a specialized facility where addiction treatment is administered. Most inpatient facilities are 24-hour treatment facilities that administer both pharmaceutical and therapeutic treatments for substance addiction, while simultaneously maintaining a controlled, sober living

Ashwood Recovery is Now In-Network with Multiple Insurance Carriers

March 9th, 2017|

We are excited to announce that you will now have in-network insurance coverage for drug rehab services at Ashwood Recovery! Here's Our Current List of Insurance Agencies Who We Are Now In-Network With: Pac Source (BP) MHNet Select Health Cigna Why Being In-Network Saves You Money When you Choose an Addiction Treatment Program When you attend a drug rehab program, including outpatient programs like Ashwood, your insurance should help cover the cost of treatment, which is a big help. If the rehab you choose is out-of-network, the amount of coverage paid by the insurance is

Outpatient Addiction Treatment in Boise: Is it the right fit for you?

January 6th, 2017|

Why do people avoid addiction treatment? What is stopping you, or someone you love, from seeking out addiction treatment in Boise, ID? Many people are intimidated by addiction treatment programs, both because of the cost and supposed social stigma associated with them. Some of the most cited reasons for not going to rehabilitation is either because people say they do not have the time or money to seek out treatment or because they do not want other people knowing that they are in a recovery program. The image of ‘rehab’ that many have in their

Outpatient Addiction Treatment Explained

October 18th, 2016|

"… a host of recent findings about how addiction works have led the development of effective treatments, and more are coming. Adding to this promising news is evidence that most brains damaged by drugs can recover. Sufferers of addiction can be restored to health.” ~David Sheff, Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy One of the biggest barriers for struggling alcoholics and addicts in Idaho getting help for their problem is a simple lack of time. People wanting – but not yet receiving – treatment services often state that because of family or work

Outpatient vs. Inpatient Addiction Treatment in Idaho: How to Choose

September 21st, 2016|

"But… This is not a conscious decision I make. It's a physical reaction and my body craves drugs and I respond to it. I realize I don't want to be doing it – and it's too late. I'm already doing it… Even with a supportive family, it's hard to overcome the mental health and addiction challenges – and even to recognize that there are people who love and are there for you." ~Boise native Chris Johnson, as quoted in the Idaho Statesman If you have been struggling with any type of substance abuse disorder –

How Does Outpatient Treatment in Idaho for Alcohol Abuse Work?

October 28th, 2015|

"I found the prospect daunting, but somehow comforting, too, because the counselors insisted it could be done, and, after all, many of them were recovering alcoholics themselves." ~Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: the Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot For an alcoholic in Idaho, the time between their initial admission that they were they had a drinking problem and needed help and the beginning of an alcohol addiction rehabilitation program can be terrifying and confusing. Terrifying, because the notion of a life without their old friend and confidant alcohol can be almost unthinkable. The individual