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What Some Rehabs Often Miss: Four Keys to Treating Co-Occurring Disorders

By Johnny Patout

Recovering addicts still affected by their mental health disorder will often return to their addiction at some point. MORE  

Substance Abuse Issues and Mental Disorders

By Jeanene Swanson

Fifty percent of general psychiatric patients also have a substance use disorder. But what's the status of good treatment for these "co-occurring disorders?" MORE  

The Fix Reviews Five New Rehabs

By Hunter R. Slaton

These substantive, star-rated assessments of facilities across the US can help you make a well-informed treatment decision. MORE  

Michael’s House

Palm Springs, Calif.

4 stars

It’s not all spa visits, seaweed body wraps and hot-stone massages in Palm Springs, Calif.—though there is plenty of that. Real recovery also takes place at this “Integrated Treatment Model” rehab. MORE  

Wellness Resource Center

Boca Raton, Fla.

3 stars

If you’re a depressed alcoholic and don’t mind cooking your own meals (or walking a mile to treatment sessions), this dual-diagnosis Florida rehab could be the one for you. MORE  

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