Honoring National Addiction Professionals Day: Spotlight on CleanSlate Certified Recovery Specialists

By Nick Goldberg | Sep 18, 2023

Certified Recovery Specialists at CleanSlate play a pivotal role play in guiding people through their recovery journey. Their unwavering commitment, expertise and compassion are cornerstones of transformative healing.  National Addiction Professionals Day highlights the importance of coaching, support and guidance from someone who knows what the recovery journey is like – because they’ve been there. […]

Excellence in Action

By Nick Goldberg | Sep 13, 2023

CleanSlate’s Excellence in Action award is nomination-based recognition program that recognizes and celebrates our support team across the entire enterprise.   Winners are selected from nominees that demonstrate our values of patients first; science and medicine matter; everyday innovation; respect and compassion always; and together we succeed. Congratulations to our Summer 2023 winners! Jerome Allen PowerApps […]

Comprehensive Care at CleanSlate: An Integrative Approach to Recovery

By Nick Goldberg | Sep 11, 2023

Addiction isn’t just about the drugs. It’s a complex web of mental, emotional and spiritual challenges rooted in the individual person—their history, present circumstances and future. By focusing solely on the symptom of substance use, we address only the surface and neglect the deep-rooted causes and interconnected issues that fuel addictive behavior. An integrative approach […]

Rising Numbers and Deaths of Despair: National Suicide Prevention Week 2023 Insights

By Nick Goldberg | Sep 11, 2023

What is National Suicide Prevention Week? National Suicide Prevention Week 2023 is a campaign led by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Its main goal? To raise awareness about the critical issue of suicide—a significant personal and public health crisis. Starting with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, this year’s theme is Talk […]

National Recovery Month 2023: More Than Just a Month, It’s a Lifeline

By Nick Goldberg | Aug 30, 2023

What is National Recovery Month? September is National Recovery Month, an annual observance dedicated to celebrating the successes of everyone who has overcome addiction and to raising awareness about substance use disorders and mental health treatment. The initiative emphasizes the importance of recovery services, sheds light on the personal journeys of those affected, and underscores […]

National Grief Awareness Day: Honoring Families, Memorializing Loved Ones

By CleanSlate Centers | Aug 25, 2023

August 30th marks National Grief Awareness Day in the U.S., a poignant reminder that grief is a difficult and complex experience for every individual. While many associate grief with the death of a loved one, the process of coping with grief is a critical part of facing life-altering events, including the relentless grip of addiction.  […]

International Overdose Awareness Day: A Global Call for Understanding, Compassion and Change

By CleanSlate Centers | Aug 16, 2023

Honoring International Overdose Awareness Day 2023  In America, someone dies of an overdose every five minutes. Every year on August 31st, communities across the globe come together to mark International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD). This international event serves not only as a somber remembrance of lives lost to drug overdose but also as an impassioned […]

Unlocking Recovery with Medication-Assisted Treatment

By CleanSlate Centers | Aug 15, 2023

Combating the Crisis of Addiction with Medication-Assisted Treatment The opioid epidemic hit new tragic heights in April 2021 when overdose deaths, driven overwhelmingly by fentanyl, became the leading cause of death of Americans between the ages of 18-45. At the same time, alcohol addiction reached a staggering record itself, though one perhaps less publicized.  In […]

Embracing Wellness: National Wellness Month, Addiction Recovery and the Opioid Epidemic

By CleanSlate Centers | Aug 03, 2023

National Wellness Month 2023 August is National Wellness Month, serving as a reminder of how important it is to care for not just our physical fitness or dietary choices but embracing a comprehensive understanding of wellness that spans mental, emotional, spiritual and social dimensions. This full spectrum of wellness is especially relevant when considering the […]

Quiz: Am I Addicted to Opioids?

By CleanSlate Centers | Aug 02, 2023

It can be difficult to tell if someone has a problem with drugs and alcohol. Here is a useful quiz to help you determine if you or a loved one may be struggling with addiction: Do you feel a strong urge or craving to use a certain substance? Have you tried to cut down or […]