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Can Alcoholism Be Genetic?

If you or your family members have struggled with alcoholism, you may be wondering if alcoholism is genetic. While research doesn’t provide a definitive answer, there are suggestions that alcoholism can be genetic. There is also research showing the role of behavioral patterns, nurture, and generational trauma in the development of addiction. If you or…

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Find Residential Treatment Near Lancaster, PA

Addiction and substance use disorders affect every community in the United States. While down from its uptick in 2020, overdoses and those in residential treatment continues to be a large percentage of Americans. According to the Attorney General of PA, in 2021, 5,168 Pennsylvanians died from overdoses, just from opioids or heroin.(1) It’s important to…

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What Is a Partial Hospitalization Program?

What is a partial hospitalization program or PHP? It is a type of outpatient treatment for people struggling with substance use disorder or other mental health disorders. It allows the gradual transition from full-time therapy to outpatient programs where clients begin living at home or in a sober living arrangement. A partial hospitalization program typically…

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How to Pay for the Average Cost of Partial Hospitalization Programs

Paying for an addiction treatment program can cost as much as $25,000 for residential or inpatient treatment programs, with outpatient programs costing around $10,000. While partial hospitalization program costs can be high, many insurance companies now cover mental health treatment programs as part of their normal health coverage. Plus, there are several state programs available…