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Pennsylvania to fund drug addiction treatment centers

Pennsylvania is funding health care centers that take a holistic approach to drug addiction treatment. Treatment for drug use often involves detoxing but rarely addresses the underlying causes of addiction, like behavioral health disorders. And that's a problem, says Ted Dallas, Secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. "If we don't also treat the behavioral

2018-03-15T08:42:58-08:00September 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

New Grants to Help States Expand Comprehensive, High-Quality Behavioral Health Care

Today, our nation took a major step forward in helping communities build their capacity to provide quality behavioral health care and treatment for Americans who experience mental illnesses and addictions, including those with serious mental illnesses.  This is critically important.  As the results of SAMHSA’s 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health show, there

2015-10-19T16:28:52-08:00October 19th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Having to deal with addiction can be a very difficult thing.

Having to deal with addiction can be a very difficult thing. Understanding the different steps that someone you care about will have to go through will help them better understand how the treatment will work. Having a patient go through detoxification is imperative to them breaking their addiction. Since substances can influence a person’s thoughts

2018-03-15T08:38:58-08:00October 19th, 2015|Tags: , , |