Addiction to drugs and alcohol is one of the most pressing issues facing the country right now. Already, countless families have been ripped apart by the dangers and the effects of addiction. Fortunately, the stigma surrounding these mental health issues has largely faded and there has been a significant increase in the number of resources to help people and families who are in need. This has given hope to countless people across the country suffering from drug and alcohol addiction who previously might not have known where to turn. Now, even those who are on government insurance assistance plans, such as Medicaid, have access to drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment that they so desperately need.