Valor Welcomes King and Queen Diamond K9 Service Dogs

We're beyond excited to welcome King and Queen Diamond K9 dogs to Valor!  The dogs in the photo are Koa and Trey. They are gorgeous and so sweet!

King and Queen Diamond K9 is a husband and wife owned organization. Along with James Grissom, kennel master, they train dogs for service, obedience and protection. All of them are veterans that suffer themselves with post traumatic stress disorder, and the dogs have made a huge difference in their lives. They are devoted to helping veterans improve the quality of their lives by finding, training and providing them with service dogs.

MAT Can Be Very Effective For Treating Addiction

Medications used in the treatment of substance abuse disorders are shown to be profoundly effective, and we need to access every type of treatment modality we can to make a difference.

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications and counseling to treat substance use disorders. Many people with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) can benefit from MAT. In fact, it is the most effective way for some individuals to recover long term.

New Year’s Resolutions for Those Suffering With Addictions

Recovering from a drug or alcohol problem isn’t as easy as saying “I’m going to stop relying on drugs or alcohol this year.” Recovery takes time, perseverance and determination. Drug and alcohol addiction recovery happens through a series of small positive changes, including addiction recovery treatment. 

With the New Year upon us, now is the time to put yourself back on the right track, even if that means getting there through tiny baby steps. Every step counts. 

8 Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Rehab Facility for Yourself or a Loved One

Finding the right facility with the right treatment options may feel like a daunting task. There are many factors to consider. 

To help you make a good decision, we've compiled a list of questions you can ask to help you find a treatment program that will provide the best options for successful recovery based on your unique circumstances.

1. What kinds of programming options are offered?

A Closer Look at What to Expect in Addiction Treatment

Addiction: A chronic disease
Recovery: A new way of living

As addiction is a gradual progression, so is the treatment and recovery process.

Treatment at Valor Recovery Center is individualized, collaborative and occurs over the long term through a continuum of care and support. Our treatment goals and expectations are designed to ensure you have the best opportunity to learn, change and heal.

Valor Now Offers Outpatient Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) combines behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use addiction. This means that treatment for some individuals with opioid (and other) addictions could include FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies to provide a “whole-patient” approach in the treatment of substance use addiction.