The Importance of Aftercare Planning for Addiction


Why choosing an after-care program is just as important as inpatient rehab The general public has a concept about what “rehab” means. To most, it’s perceived as a 30-day program where the individual is monitored and offered endless therapies to help them break the cycle of addiction. But addiction is much more comprehensive, requiring many layers of education, therapy, committment and accountability to enact real change. In many cases, addiction has taken years to manifest before the decision to receive formal help has been reached, and therefore, it almost always takes much longer than 30 days to reach sustained recovery. And [...]