Exercise, Addiction Recovery and Mental Health at Northbound Treatment Services

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated June 22, 2021

At the forefront of addiction treatment, particularly with co-occurring mental health disorders is activity-based recovery. Exercise and physical activity have long been touted to help with mental health such as depression, anxiety, and more. One reason is that exercise stimulates the body’s production of endorphins and enkephalins, the feel-good hormones in the body. According to Read More

Only 11.2% of Professionals Prescribing Medication Feel As Willing To Do So Over Teletherapy

Edited by Northbound Treatment

Last updated March 15, 2021

Evidence-based research has shown there’s a distinct gap in patient care, between the demand for treatment and those who receive it. For many years, the hurdle was getting telehealth to be seen more as a main form of accessing care, rather than an option behind primary care and physical health. Mental health and addiction specialists Read More

Signs‌ ‌of‌ ‌Binge‌ ‌Drinking‌ ‌

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 19, 2020

Binge drinking involves drinking to a point where your blood alcohol level is .08 grams percent or above. This typically equates to four standard alcoholic drinks for women and five for men over a two-hour time period. A standard drink is considered one of the following:  12 ounces of regular beer  8 to 9 ounces Read More

Binge Drinking Treatment

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 18, 2020

Binge drinking is a risky behavior that can easily lead to alcoholism. Although typically viewed in a social light, a single instance of binge drinking can have both short-term and long-term effects on your health. It doesn’t mean alcohol addiction is inevitable, but the likelihood of it is increased. To intervene and prevent alcohol dependency Read More

Heroin Detox: What to Expect

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated February 13, 2020

Heroin detox is intense and can feel overwhelming, but it’s also temporary and the foundation needed to jumpstart your path to long-term recovery. A medically managed detox program is the best route of care to end dependency and provide the support you need during this process. Each person will have their own unique experience when Read More