Addiction Treatment Aftercare

Addiction Treatment Aftercare

After participating in an addiction treatment program, it can be difficult to go back to normal life with its stressors, triggers and access to substances. In many cases, participants attended the program for a short period of time and have not fully addressed addiction-related problems. Many people end up facing relapse, but this is where an aftercare program can help. To support patients as they continue with recovery, facilities and programs can provide routine check-ups as an aftercare program. This helps people feel supported and keeps them accountable.

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Patient Benefits To Paperless Medical Records

Patient Benefits to Paperless Medical Records

Considering the move to EHR/EMR (electronic health records/ electronic medical records) is critical in bringing your Addiction/Behavioral Health practice successfully forward into this competitive healthcare environment. The days of paper charts, waiting for the transcription of dictation, deciphering scribbled notes and marathon photocopying are over.

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Increasing Patient Motivation And Enagement

Increasing Patient Motivation and Engagement

One of the biggest challenges addiction treatment professionals face is getting patients to stay motivated and engaged throughout their time in treatment. While most patients enter treatment with good intentions of improving their lives, some quickly and frequently regret their decision to be there and will feel as though they were coerced there by others. These patients will have a hard time sticking with the program (and of course, seeing success outside the program)—unless they are provided with motivational tools and resources.

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