Leah Miller

Leah Miller

Leah Miller is a mental health counselor and trained alcohol and substance abuse counselor. She has had clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient treatment and has also helped those with severe mental illness in residential and community settings.

Leah is currently part of a residential transitional support team and in her free time writes about substance abuse issues.

Latest Contributions to Rehabs.com

What is the Cost of Drug Rehab?

November 4th, 2019 Leah Miller 7 minute read
The price of treatment generally depends on the following: Type of facility—for example, inpatient facilities tend to cost more than outpatient treatment programs because they provide meals and lodging in addition to therapeutic interventions and wellness activities. Location of...

Guide to Crack Cocaine Addiction and Treatment Options

November 4th, 2019 Leah Miller 9 minute read
Is Crack More Addictive Than Cocaine? What Is Crack? Crack is a smokable, rock form of cocaine and a highly potent, addictive stimulant that provides an immediate and intense high.1 It is prepared by processing cocaine with water and...

A Heroin Users Guide to Help You find Treatment for Addiction

November 4th, 2019 Leah Miller 13 minute read
A chemical derivative of morphine, heroin is a powerfully addictive opioid that causes drowsiness, pain relief, euphoria, and slowed breathing. Its effects are similar to those of other opioids like OxyContin, methadone, and fentanyl. Heroin is extremely dangerous, particularly...

Benefits of Holistic Rehab Drug Addiction Treatment

November 4th, 2019 Leah Miller 6 minute read
In many cases, holistic rehab programs are considered alternative types of treatment because they don’t follow the traditional model, which focuses on psychotherapy, 12-step programs, and other support groups. Instead, holistic rehab facilities focus on addressing the individual as...

Behavioral Addiction Treatment Program: How to Choose?

March 19th, 2020 Leah Miller 8 minute read
Many behavioral or “process” addictions won’t resolve independently. For people who suffer from these addictions, behavioral addiction treatment or rehabilitation programs (rehabs) can help At a treatment center for behavioral addictions, professionals can help individuals understand and overcome their...

Ways to Help End the Stigma of Addiction

November 4th, 2019 Leah Miller 6 minute read
What Are the Consequences of Stigma? Why the Stigma Exists Stigma surrounding addiction is oftentimes perpetuated by a lack of valid information about the condition. While scientific research has helped us learn that addictions are chronic, often progressive, yet...

Heroin Addiction Treatment and Rehab Programs

April 8th, 2020 Leah Miller 8 minute read
How Do I Find Help for a Heroin Addiction? Heroin rehab programs provide treatment and support for people addicted to heroin. Comprehensive heroin rehab is offered in a number of treatment settings, including both inpatient and outpatient. Many rehabs...
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