Category Archives: IOP

CBS Austin News: Dr. K, Community Integrated Addiction Treatment

Omega Recovery is a drug treatment and mental health treatment center in Austin, TX. Dr. Kardaras and our clinical team have created a new, better, and more effective way to treat drug addiction and mental health. Traditionally treatment programs put the struggling addict in an artificial treatment bubble where it’s relatively easy to stay sober, […]

You, Me, and NAMI – Together We Can Make a Difference

Mental illness is a serious medical issue. In 2018 in the United States alone, more than 19 percent (which is just under 48 million people) of the population experienced this health malady in some form. Of those, almost 12 million experienced a serious manifestation such as a major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.

Mental Illness Awareness Week

The first week in October is a time set aside for the recognition of mental illness. Previously, those suffering from conditions such as anxiety, bipolar disorder, major depression, and schizophrenia, often lived alone in silence. However, in 1990, things changed when the National Alliance on Mental Illness was established. Their goal was to bring awareness […]

Fentanyl, a Deadly Bait and Switch Game

The United States Fentanyl Crisis The opioid crisis in the United States has resulted in approximately 192 deaths per day. Oxycodone and heroin were not responsible for these deaths. The drug currently killing people is called fentanyl. Fatal drug overdoses significantly increased from 1999 through 2017 due to fentanyl. This drug is classified as a […]

How to Find Work After Rehab

Ways to Find Work After Rehab If you’ve recently progressed through alcohol or drug rehab and have learned how to cope with and manage your addiction, you should feel like a new person. Getting through drug or alcohol treatment can be difficult and will invariably come with numerous obstacles that need to be overcome. Many […]

Alcohol Detox, Austin Texas

An estimated 17 million Americans suffer from alcohol abuse. Americans that have problems with alcohol qualify them for diagnosis of an alcohol use disorder, and the cost of alcohol abuse and use in the country is estimated to be significantly over $200 million per year. This places the burden on society as a result of […]

Rapid Resolution Therapy® (RRT)®

Rapid Resolution Therapy is a gentle and effective therapeutic modality, created by Dr. John Connelly, LCSW that resolves trauma and other distress in as little as one session. Because the root causes of problems are pinpointed and cleared, positive changes endure. Negative emotions and destructive behavioral patterns are eliminated. Unlike other forms of treatment, with […]

5 Addiction Recovery Hacks

Sober living can be a difficult feat for those who are dealing with alcoholism and other drug addiction problems. As much as you’d love to get through the initial stages of anxiety and depression so that you can enjoy sober living, your codependency on drugs can make a relapse feel like an inevitable instance. However, […]

Vacation Hacks for Staying Sober

Vacation is a great way to get away from the stresses of life, spend time with people you care about, and have fun. But if you’re in recovery, vacation isn’t as simple as getting away for a while. Everything you do need to help support your sobriety, including vacation. Just because you’re in recovery doesn’t […]

Texas Opiate Crisis

The increasingly prevalent use of opioids has triggered one of the most serious drug crises in the country’s history. In almost every state, fatal overdoses are being reported on an almost daily basis. Here’s what you need to know about the crisis in Texas. The Use of Opioids appears to be Most Prevalent in East […]

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