Barbiturate Abuse – What is the Real Story?

February 27th, 2017|Addiction Information|

While originally developed as a medical anesthesia, the detrimental effects of barbiturate quickly become apparent, and barbiturate abuse is now a very real story for many Americans. Rather than exciting the brain, barbiturates work by depressing the central nervous system, which produces a sedative effect in the brain and in the body. Knowing what barbiturate [...]

6 Questions to Ask About Addiction Treatment and Insurance Coverage

February 26th, 2017|Addiction Information, Drug Rehab, Insurance|

Do you know how to find out information regarding your insurance coverage for addiction rehab treatment? One of the most difficult parts of selecting a rehab center to attend is figuring out how to pay for it. Exploring your options is important and keeping in touch with your insurance provider during the process is an [...]

Could Marijuana Trigger Relapse for Those Already in Recovery?

February 24th, 2017|Addiction & Relationships, Recovery, Relapse|

There is no question that it can be difficult to maintain sobriety, particularly in the early stages of recovery, and marijuana use in these stages could trigger relapse for those already in recovery for other types of substance abuse. Recovery requires a great deal of discipline for those looking to completely kick their drug habit [...]

Psychiatrist vs. Psychologist vs. Therapist: What are the real differences?

February 23rd, 2017|Addiction Information, Recovery|

Most people have heard of psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists – but it is less common to understand the real differences between these three types of individuals. Consider this your quick and dirty guide to each of these focus areas, how they work, and how they can help you through recovery. One of the key elements [...]

Our Future in Danger: Children and Opioid Poisoning

February 21st, 2017|Opiates & Heroin Info|

The opioid epidemic that has broken out in the United States in the last several decades has recently taken a turn for the worse; opioid poisoning is now affecting increasing numbers of children and youth. According to a recent study from the JAMA Network, pediatric hospitalizations for opioid poisonings increased by nearly two hundred percent [...]

NorthPoint Recovery – Now In-Network with NINE Insurance Companies!

February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

In an effort to make high-quality drug detox and addiction treatment available to more people, NorthPoint Recovery is working hard each day to get in-network with more insurance companies. Which Insurance Companies is NorthPoint Recovery Currently In-Network With? Humana Health Insurance Cigna Health Insurance ComPsych Health Plan and EAP First Choice Health Network (FCHN) USAMCO - USA Managed [...]