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Quick Facts: What To Expect From Each Level of Addiction Treatment

Understand what's right for you or a loved one! There are a few basic types of care for substance use disorder: outpatient, residential, inpatient and more.

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A Quick Guide to Substance Use Treatment

Addiction can be incredibly difficult to escape, but this Psych Hub video provides a handy, accessible overview of the many options for getting help for yourself or a loved one.

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What Does Opioid Withdrawal Feel Like?

"Every cell in my body hurt" — that's how one person describes opioid withdrawal. But effective treatments are available. Learn more from this Psych Hub video.

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Answers to Common Questions About Drugs, Addiction and Where to Get Help

Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, explains the basics of addiction and where to get help, in this video.

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Understanding Treatment Options

Deciding to find treatment is the first step to recovery from addiction — and a happy, healthy future! Read this guide to detox, inpatient and outpatient programs to get started.

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What Is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

Everything you should know about medications to treat opioid and alcohol use disorder: An explainer on methadone, naloxone and more.

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Detox to Treatment, a Guide

Do I need detox? And how is treatment different? We break down how both can be crucial in recovery from addiction.

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What Is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)?

Understand the symptoms experienced during post-acute withdrawal, part of the process that allows the nervous system and brain to reregulate in recovery from addiction.

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