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June Is LGBTQ Pride Month

What Is LGBTQ Pride Month? LGBTQ Pride Month is an annual event that dates back to June 1970, when the first Pride March was conducted....

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Jun 1st, 2020

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May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

What Is Mental Health Awareness Month? Mental illness impacts millions of Americans, but it’s sometimes considered a taboo subject. As a...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
May 19th, 2020

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Memorial Day: Staying Sober And Remembering Those Who Served

Memorial Day is a holiday to remember soldiers who gave their lives fighting for freedom. It’s also recognized as the beginning of summer...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
May 18th, 2020

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Alcoholism And Treatment For Construction Workers

Over seven million people work in the construction industry in the United States. A significant percentage of these people abuse alcohol....

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
May 14th, 2020

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Mother’s Day: Understanding The Impact Of Addiction And Recovery On Mothers

For a mother with an addicted child, Mother’s Day can be a hard time of the year. Instead of cards or flowers, she may get a reminder of...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
May 7th, 2020

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Virtual Care For Behavioral Health Services

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, there was already a strong and growing demand for virtual care, especially in the field of...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
May 6th, 2020

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7 Tips For Celebrating Cinco De Mayo While Sober

If you’re recovering from addiction, Cinco de Mayo celebrations can be a little challenging. Some of the changes brought about by the...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Apr 30th, 2020

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Addiction And Treatment For Athletes

Athletes face constant pressure to perform physically, whether they feel up to it or not. This pressure can take an emotional toll on them,...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Apr 22nd, 2020

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Typical Rules While Staying At A Drug Rehab Center

Drug rehab centers teach people how to live without drugs and alcohol. When a person enters a residential rehab program, they move into the...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Apr 14th, 2020

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What Is Telemedicine/Telehealth And How Does It Work?

Telehealth literally means “healing at a distance,” allowing for improved outcomes and increased access of care to patients in any...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Apr 8th, 2020

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Celebrating Easter With A Loved One Who Just Got Out Of Rehab

With your loved one newly sober, you won’t want to plan any activities that could put their sobriety at risk. Here are some tips to help...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Apr 6th, 2020

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Drug Rehab Success Rates

It’s difficult to measure success rates in drug rehab programs. Some rehab centers don’t mention their success rates, while others...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Mar 30th, 2020

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Why Does Drug Rehab Sometimes Not Work?

Addiction is a devastating disease that is very hard to overcome alone. For many people struggling with addiction, drug rehab is the bridge...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Mar 25th, 2020

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Why You Should Not Put Off Addiction Treatment

Like hospitals and other healthcare providers, addiction treatment is an essential health need, and all four of our campuses remain open to...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Mar 18th, 2020

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What Is a Drug Rehab Center? How Does Drug Rehab Work?

A drug rehab center is a facility devoted to treating the disease of addiction. There are many types of drug rehab centers that offer...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Mar 16th, 2020