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Dogs and Recovery

Dogs and Recovery

It’s pretty clear that as a nation we are obsessed with our pups. All you need to do is scroll through Facebook and you will see photos of our furry friends everywhere. There are even Instagram accounts with millions of followers dedicated to our four-legged buddies....

The 27 Club: Tragic Stories of Addiction

The 27 Club: Tragic Stories of Addiction

Music buffs are likely familiar with the 27 Club. Rather than an actual “club,” this name refers to the belief that a statistically abnormal number of musicians die at the age of 27. In many cases, their death relates to substance abuse. Some cases also involve...

New Facility Treats Addiction, Mental Health In Gaithersburg

The Freedom Center will offer extended drug, alcohol and mental healthcare services in Montgomery CountyBy Payton Potter, Patch Staff | Sep 7, 2018 12:56 pm ET GAITHERSBURG , MD — A new outpatient addiction treatment facility in the Greater Washington DC area is now...

Addiction Treatment Center in Gaithersburg Opens This Week

A new addiction treatment center opened this week in Gaithersburg, Maryland to service the greater Washington D.C. area. After establishing drug rehabilitation centers in New Hampshire and Florida, the new facility’s co-founders — who grew up and attended school...

Can You Continue To Work While Attending IOP at The Freedom Center?

Can You Continue To Work While Attending IOP at The Freedom Center?

One of the top reasons why many people who are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction choose to attend an Intensive Outpatient Program (or IOP) at The Freedom Center is the fact that they can continue to work during the day, attending classes at night (or vice-versa if working night shift). IOP is also a fantastic option for those people caught in the grips of addiction who have children that need to be attended to, as there is no requirement to stay overnight in a residential treatment center or rehab. A steady job/paycheck and satisfaction in your career is not only empowering but also essential for your success in the outside world.

What Is The Cost Of Intensive Outpatient Treatment?

What Is The Cost Of Intensive Outpatient Treatment?

The cost of intensive outpatient treatment for drug and alcohol addiction varies from program to program and can depend on what type of insurance you, or your family member, are covered under. In general the cost of IOP treatment is cheaper and more cost-effective than traditional inpatient or residential addiction treatment options. One of the reasons why it can be more affordable is because the patient can continue to work during the day and is not required to stay overnight at an IOP treatment center.

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