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    Choosing outpatient substance abuse treatment

    Choosing outpatient substance abuse treatment

    04 Jun
    Congratulations! You have decided to seek counseling or education for alcohol or drug use. It is a big decision and commitment, no matter the reason you reach out for assistance. Below is a description of how to choose a substance abuse provider and make substance use treatment a success for you. S... read more
    Substance use disorder – screening, referral and placement

    Substance use disorder – screening, referral and placement

    15 Apr
    Does someone you know need treatment for alcohol or drug use?  Who do you rely on for accurate information regarding the best options? What type of treatment provides the best chances for long term, hopefully permanent, recovery? How do you learn about the fees programs charge if paid out of po... read more
    Treating substance use disorders

    Treating substance use disorders

    07 Mar
    "I recently spent five weeks in an inpatient rehabilitation center. Prior to returning to work I was advised to seek out an outpatient program. Coming to these groups has helped me understand my disease process as well as meeting others who were also struggling. My therapist was excellent in fac... read more
    NC DWI Process: Charge, conviction, restoration of license

    NC DWI Process: Charge, conviction, restoration of license

    05 Dec
    What happens when I get a DWI?
    • A police officer can stop your car at license check points or if the officer notices you do something the officer considers "suspicious." NC DWI law states an officer must "encounter you during the lawful course of his/her duties." This i... read more

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    Choosing outpatient substance abuse treatment

    Choosing outpatient substance abuse treatment

    Congratulations! You have decided to seek counseling or education for alcohol or drug use. It is
    Substance use disorder – screening, referral and placement

    Substance use disorder – screening, referral and placement

    Does someone you know need treatment for alcohol or drug use?  Who do you rely on for accurate information
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