iCan Recover

What kind of program is best for me?

Many people who develop a substance use disorder find it very difficult to stop using without professional help. If you have decided to seek treatment, you'll need to decide on the type of treatment that's right for you..whether it be residential or outpatient treatment, Four Rivers Behavioral Health is here to help you decide. iCan Recover highlights the differences between the two. 

Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Dealing with substance abuse or drug addiction is never easy, and it’s even more difficult when you’re also struggling with mental health problems. You can get your life back on track. There is support, self-help and treatment and you can overcome a dual diagnosis and reclaim your life. Four Rivers Behavioral Health is here to help you in this week’s edition of iCan Recover.

A Lifelong Process

If you have a substance abuse problem, the most important step you can take is to get help. There are local substance abuse programs at Four Rivers Behavioral Health for both adults and adolescents, as well as specialized outpatient addiction services. How can you help your recovering loved one? This week iCan Recover talks about support!

Recovery is Possible!

If you have a substance abuse problem, the most important step you can take is to get help. There are local substance abuse programs at Four Rivers Behavioral Health for both adults and adolescents, as well as specialized outpatient addiction services. iCan Recover and so can you!

Can you tell I'm addicted?

Last week’s installment of iCan Recover discussed the dangers of prescription painkillers and how they might lead to the use of stronger, cheaper drugs. But how do you know if you or a loved one is addicted to opiates? What are some of the signs? Some of the symptoms can be tough to spot or recognize.  iCan Recover tells us what to look for.

The Face of Heroin Use

The face of illegal drug use in America is changing. Heroin use is on the rise. What begins with taking prescription painkillers for a broken leg can lead to addiction and the use of illegal drugs - sometimes a cheaper, more-accessible alternative. The good news is that we have local programs which can help people recover. 

Understanding a Complex Disease

Addiction is a complex disease and often involves substance use disorder, also known as drug use disorder. Addiction disrupts regions of the brain that are responsible for reward, motivation, learning, judgment and memory and it damages your body. How is addiction different from substance use disorder? This week Four Rivers Behavioral Health explains Substance Use Disorder! 

Is Your Family at Risk for Opioid Addiction

If you have ever had surgery or broken a bone you were probably given an opioid pain medication. Chances are you didn’t take very many or take them for very long. But for some people opioid drugs become a debilitating addiction that can lead to other forms of drug use. The good news is that help is available right here in western Kentucky. This week iCan recover talks about opioid addiction and recovery.