While alcohol is a legal substance that is socially acceptable, for those individuals suffering from alcohol misuse, alcohol use disorder, or alcoholism, the withdrawal symptoms from alcohol and going through alcohol detox can be much worse than any illicit or illegal substance.
Addiction is a chronic, progressive illness that can be fatal if left untreated. Most individuals that suffer from addiction and substance use disorder know they are in need of help and that their lives are out of control and fairly unmanageable way before they ever begin searching for help. One of the reasons that people delay or put off getting help to overcome their addiction is fear. Fear that they don’t know what recovery looks like. Fear of living without drugs and alcohol because the substances do something for them that they don’t believe they can live without. Fear of how others will see them because of their addiction and fear of the stigma of addiction. For many people [...]
The quality of any organization starts with its leadership. Organizational leadership drives the vision of an organization and supports employees and staff in delivering on that vision. That is possibly even more vital when looking at an addiction treatment center or rehab facility.
Innovo Detox, located in Adams County, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that Mallorie Schwartzman has been promoted to the new position of Director of Business Development.
On Thursday, March 5th we held our Open House for Innovo Detox in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania in preparation for opening our doors to accept patients on Monday, March 16th. It was a lovely day. The facility was spotless.
We know that addiction and substance use disorder is complex, chronic illness and that long-term recovery is best supported by a continuum of care that includes comprehensive clinical services, monitoring, and ongoing recovery and community support.
While detox is often considered an experience that is only medically focused, at Innovo Detox we believe that detox is only the first step in a vital continuum of care that will support patients in finding sustainable, lasting recovery.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues throughout the United States, and the country deals with the civil unrest and racial inequality issues boiling over after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, we must deal with these issues head-on without forgetting about another public health epidemic that continues to plague America: The opioid crisis.