Cultural Healing: A Native-Centered Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program

Introduction: At White House Recovery Post Falls, we recognize the profound impact of addiction on Native American communities in the Inland Northwest. We also acknowledge the unique challenges and cultural dynamics that come into play when addressing substance use disorder within these communities. To bridge this gap and offer a helping hand, we’ve developed the […]

Promoting Compassion and Collaboration: A Response to the NonStop Local KHQ Report on Concerns About the Post Falls Montrose Neighborhood Rehab Facility

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Introduction In recent discussions about the planned rehab facility in the Montrose neighborhood, some residents have expressed their concerns about its proximity to a school and park. While it is crucial to address these concerns, it is equally important to recognize the need for empathy and a collaborative approach to addiction recovery. This counter-narrative seeks […]

Your “Rock Bottom” Is Different

Your "Rock Bottom" Is Different

For some reason, the term “rock bottom” and addiction have become synonymous. This could be due to stigma or stereotype as if there is a universal definition. However, addiction and rock bottom don’t share a definition. So, why would you waste your time going to some cookie-cutter treatment center to diagnose and treat you with […]

Partnering With White House: An Employer’s Secret Weapon to a Successful Recovery Work Policy

Partnering With White House: An Employer’s Secret Weapon to a Successful Recovery Work Policy

Employers come to White House Recovery and Detox to get educated about the rough and tough reality of addiction and recovery. The information we provide allows them to empower coworkers, employees, and loved ones struggling with substance use disorder (SUD). Every year, thousands of companies are confronted with issues related to substance misuse in the workplace.  According […]

12-Step Series: 12-Step Programs Are Not All AA

12-Step Series: 12-Step Programs Are Not All AA

The media tends to portray 12-Step programs as being only Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). This is due to AA’s longstanding, significant history and popularity among celebrities struggling with addiction. However, there are many other forms of 12-Step programs.  12-Step programs operate by harnessing a shared experience of problems and solutions. It uses the positive power of […]

Deduction Waiving of Insurance Policies

Deduction Waiving of Insurance Policies

America’s opioid crisis is snowballing. Ever since the late 1990s, when pharmaceutical companies misled doctors, patients, and the general public into believing prescription opioid pain relievers weren’t addictive, society hasn’t been the same. As a result, millions of Americans are now addicted to opioids. Opioids’ grip on human lives isn’t the only area of American […]

Ills of The Recovery Industry: Body Brokering

Ills of The Recovery Industry: Body Brokering

America’s opioid addiction is still an issue.  In 2019, nearly 50,000 people in the United States died from opioid-involved overdoses. This past December, The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan bill to prevent opioid addiction, overdoses, and deaths in rural communities. Additionally, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there […]

What Music Can Do for Your Recovery?

What Music Can Do for Your Recovery?

Whether you’re an academic or casual listener, a fan of pop, or love to get down to some country, music is one of the few things on earth where there’s truly something for everyone. Music scores our lives, forges memories and can reach us in ways no other entity on earth can. Who hasn’t belted […]

3 Things to Consider When Picking a Rehab Center

3 Things to Consider When Picking a Rehab Center

Deciding to take that first step toward recovery and even recognizing oneself as someone with a substance use disorder is a brave, bold move that, from the onset, deserves applause. With that being said, picking a rehab facility might be an unexpected task as you embark upon this process. While the conversation surrounding rehab and […]

Reducing Stigmas Surrounding the 12-Step Philosophy

Reducing Stigmas Surrounding the 12-Step Philosophy

“You’re weak — why can’t you figure it out on your own?”  “You must be a bible thumper and a Jesus freak.” “What’s a sponsor? Some type of chaperone?” “Do you get up and stand in front of everyone and say: ‘Hi, my name is,’ like they do in the movies?”  Despite one in ten […]