Blog

Will My Addicted Loved One Ever Change?  

By Jack Gilbert, LCSW, Clinical Director at Clarity WayIt’s difficult loving someone with an addiction, especially once you’ve accepted that you have no control over their behaviors. You can bargain with them to stop using drugs or alcohol, even coerce them into treatment, but until they’re intrinsically moti...

10 Things to Do When You Love an Addict

By Jack Gilbert, LCSW, Clinical Director at Clarity WayIt’s very common for your life and needs to be off balance when you love someone with an addiction. This can lead to high levels of emotional and physical stress and put you at risk for developing your own physical, mental, emotional and spiritual problems. N...

Pennsylvania Alcohol Statistics: DUIs and Drunk Driving

Drunk driving too often results in life-ending or life-altering tragedy. In 2016, Pennsylvania State Police arrested 19,518 drivers for DUI, a 3.8% increase from the prior year. The good news is in 2016, the number of people killed in alcohol-related crashes in the state dropped to its lowest level in 20 years.(mo...

Coming Down From the Rehab High: Safeguarding Your Sobriety Long Term

By Jack Gilbert, LCSW, Clinical Director at Clarity WayRecovery from drugs and alcohol doesn’t begin and end in residential addiction treatment. It’s a lifelong journey that takes persistence and hard work. It’s one that doesn’t typically follow a straight line, but zigs and zags, curves, meanders and somet...

The Buzz About Moderate Drinking: Benefits and Risks

By Robert Matylewicz, DO, ABAM, Medical Director at Clarity WayThe term “moderate drinking” gets thrown around a lot these days. Seems like every time you turn the corner, there’s a new study proclaiming alcohol’s health benefits or warning of its dangers. Just like any substance that has potential for abus...

Holistic Addiction Treatments Tailored Toward Women

Holistic drug rehab is a unique treatment approach that aims to treat all aspects of those recovering from addiction. It’s a little different than traditional addiction rehab because this approach strives to treat and unify the mind, body and spirit with a variety of therapies, rather than simply treating the symptom...

Is Tramadol the Answer to Quitting Opiates for Good?

Treating addiction often creates ethical challenges. If you could get somebody off heroin, would it be worth it? Even if it meant risking the potential of them getting addicted to another substance? What if using that substance was much safer than using heroin? Would that change your answer?(more…)...

What Are the Success Rates for Drug and Alcohol Rehab?

Going to drug and alcohol rehab in order to overcome an addiction marks the beginning of a new way of life. When you go to an addiction treatment facility, you will go through detoxification, which will break your physical dependence on drugs or alcohol. You will then begin to learn what you need to do when you leave t...

The Repeat Rehab Experience: What If It Takes More Than One Attempt?

Many people think that substance abuse rehab should be a one-time cure for addiction, but the reality is that everyone’s rehab experience is different. While certain therapies—like cognitive behavioral therapy—are highly effective for most people who enroll in drug rehab programs, they do not always work for ever...

Psychological vs. Physical Addiction: 10 Quick Facts

Addiction is a complex combination of physical and psychological factors that all add up to loss of control over a substance or behavior. Addiction psychology sheds light on what can be a confusing process, helping people better understand the dynamics that underlie addiction.(more…)...

Discover a New Way.  Call Now:
888-879-1289
Clarity Way

Clarity Way
544 Iron Ridge Rd
Hanover, PA 17331

844-858-5900

Contact Us

© 2019 Clarity Way ® All Rights Reserved | A Family Member of Elements Behavioral Health | Careers | Terms of Use | Discrimination Policy | Privacy Policy | Sitemap