What is Addiction and how is it Treated?

What is Addiction and how is it Treated?

If you think you have a problem with drug or alcohol use, how can you tell whether you might be struggling with addiction? Addiction and substance use disorders affect an estimated 20.2 million adults in the United States, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental...

Addiction Treatment and Life Coaching

Addiction Treatment and Life Coaching

An important aspect in receiving addiction treatment at Purpose Healing Center is our client’s future after completing an inpatient or outpatient recovery program. Our program focuses on teaching clients how to stay sober by engaging in positive activities, creating...

Meditation for Addiction and Relapse Prevention

Meditation for Addiction and Relapse Prevention

Did you know that meditation can help you avoid compulsive cravings, and relieve mental health symptoms such as anxiety and depression? It can also improve overall life quality. The fact is meditation is an excellent tool when it comes to reducing or preventing...

How to Get Your Loved One Help with Addiction

How to Get Your Loved One Help with Addiction

Addiction is a chronic medical condition that can be successfully treated and managed just like asthma, diabetes, and many other chronic health conditions. If you have a loved one who is suffering from addiction, you may be unsure about the next best step to take to...

Opioid Addiction Treatment

Opioid Addiction Treatment

Every day in the United States, an estimated 130 people die from an opioid overdose. Opioid use disorders can be safely and effectively treated at opiate drug rehab centers like Purpose Healing Center using medical detox and a range of behavioral therapies. Here’s...

How to Ask for Help with Addiction

How to Ask for Help with Addiction

Deep down inside, everyone knows that asking for help is an essential step in the recovery process. Unfortunately, this is much easier said than done. Many people suffering from addictions are wary of asking for help. Although there are many reasons for this...

4 Reasons Why Aftercare is Vital to Success in Long-Term Recovery

4 Reasons Why Aftercare is Vital to Success in Long-Term Recovery

You've done the hard work. You went to drug rehab, followed your addiction recovery program to the end, and now you're home free. Or are you? Just because you're no longer abusing drugs doesn't mean that you don't need additional support, encouragement, and care....

5 Ways to Connect with an Addicted Family Member

5 Ways to Connect with an Addicted Family Member

Addiction can affect any family at any time. If you have a family member or loved one who is facing an addiction problem, you may have a difficult time addressing the issue with them. Here are some tips to make the conversation as useful as possible, especially if you...

How Does Addiction Start?

There’s this drug everyone talks about, and you just know that it will solve all your worries, insecurities, problems, and sadnesses. That’s how addiction starts, right? Actually, it’s not. Addiction doesn’t typically start with a person searching for a solution...

Identifying The Patterns of Addiction

There are many factors that contribute to drug and alcohol abuse. And despite the individual motivations that may exist, the dependence on chemical substances can develop and progress in a variety of ways. These progressions are dependent on the substance being abused...

Is Alcohol the Deadliest Drug?

Alcohol claims many lives each year in Arizona and around the nation. It is one of the deadliest drugs in the world in terms of annual deaths. The physiological, as well as sociological effects, cause a path of devastation that affects not only individuals but...

5 Commonly Abused Drugs at College

Drug use is extremely common in college. This environment provides plenty of opportunities to experiment with new drugs without parents around. Some drugs have been on the rise on college campuses in Tempe, Phoenix and across the nation. Some of the rates have tripled...

Stress and Addiction

In today's modern world, many of us are under a great deal of pressure and stress. While it's true that we need a certain amount of stress to function most effectively, excessive stress will lead us to a desire to escape. And this can be a path to addiction for some....

4 Ways to Encourage Your Loved One to Go to Rehab

Encouraging a loved one to go to rehab can be emotionally challenging. Most addicts are scared at the thought of being away from their friends and family and making a big change in their life. While change can be scary, that decision could help save their life. Rehab...

What is a Sober Living Home?

After a period of drug rehab, it’s essential for recovering individuals to have a safe and supportive place to help transition back into everyday living. A sober living home is just that. A facility that’s exclusively for those who are coming directly from a treatment...

How Can I Prevent My Teen From Experimenting with Drugs?

As rewarding as it is, being a parent is one of the hardest jobs anyone will ever have. When your child is small, it's easy to keep them safe and out of harm's way. However, when they become teenagers, helping them avoid peer pressure and drug experimentation is not...

Does My College-Aged Child Need Rehab?

From hallucinogens and opioids to alcohol and marijuana, the average Arizona college student is exposed to a plethora of opportunities for addictive behaviors. The problem goes far beyond exposure, however. Excessive alcohol and drug abuse is normalized and even given...

How to Talk with Your Teens about the Risks of Alcohol Use

Eventually, teens may find themselves tempted by alcohol. Unfortunately, many teenagers feel pressured to drink by their peers and just aren’t sure how to respond. This is why it’s crucial that parents talk to their children about alcohol. This may be a difficult...

Why Can’t You Just Snap Out of an Addiction?

When a person has a drug addiction, a doctor may not offer the correct diagnosis. Accordingly, there is a crucial need for excellent drug treatment centers. People living in modern America have more knowledge about mental illnesses. However, people still tend to judge...

When Does Casual Drinking Becoming an Alcohol Addiction Problem?

Maybe you’ve always enjoyed alcohol socially, but recently it’s become more of a tool to escape stressful feelings and life’s stresses. If alcohol has become a larger part of your life than you’d like, you may have developed, or may be developing, a drinking problem....

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Purpose Healing Center - Drug and Alcohol Rehab Scottsdale

Why Purpose Healing Center?


The mission of the PHC family is to assist in any way possible our client’s desire to achieve and maintain a life of long-term sobriety


We are an accredited drug rehab in Scottsdale, AZ, with substance abuse and Arizona alcohol rehab programs.


The Joint Commission Accreditation

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