a man receives MAT in ohio

How does Medication Assisted Treatment Help?

Drug and alcohol addiction leads to dependence for many people. That means a person may find it nearly impossible to stop using because the brain relies on these substances. That is where medication-assisted treatment (MAT) can offer help. It is a strategy that allows the brain to start the healing process while controlling the dependence…

patient in partial hospitalization program with therapist

How a PHP Fits Your Busy Schedule

Partial hospitalization programs, or PHPs, are becoming more and more popular in addiction recovery. This particular addiction treatment program provides intensive care for behavioral issues and is quite effective in helping those with addictions. A partial hospitalization program at Midwest Recovery Center allows individuals to get the therapy they need to address their substance use…

a woman uses exercise to combat drug addiction

Exercise and Drug Addiction

Eating healthy, exercise, and drug addiction may seem like an odd combination. Recent studies show that exercise could decrease substance abuse and reinforce abstinence, while healthy eating may increase mood and long-term recovery. Exercising while using drugs is not recommended and could be very dangerous due to increased or decreased heart rate, blood pressure, and…