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The Group Therapy Approach To Recovery

Group therapy is an addiction treatment method used to help people struggling with various addictions. It involves five to 15 patients and one or two health professionals. The health professionals guide the group through conversations and activities targeted at tackling a specific problem varying from substance abuse, panic disorder, social anxiety to chronic pain. Group…

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8 Tips To Staying Sober

Deciding to become sober is only one step towards sobriety; staying sober is where the work lies. Even though relapses are a part of recovery, numerous tips can help you maintain sobriety. The common misconception is that treating addictions is a one-size-fits-all program. However, different individuals struggle with different addictions for a diverse set of…

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How to Stay Sober After Drug Rehab

You will have made a significant milestone after completing a drug addiction treatment program. After spending time in drug rehab or booking a regular outpatient appointment with your therapist, the time will come to return to your everyday life. However, completing a rehab program is not the final step towards permanent recovery because maintaining sobriety…

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How to Use Both CBT and DBT for Recovery

Substance abuse is a powerful physical and mental condition that alters your life. Once you develop a dependence on any drug, your life will never be the same. Psychotherapy approaches such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) are crucial tools to help individuals battling an addiction to embark on the recovery journey.…

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Guide to Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Dual diagnosis treatment occurs when you display symptoms of mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, alongside a substance use disorder. When these disorders happen together, it is called a co-occurring disorder and can disrupt your productive life. Midwest Recovery Center reveals that rehab treatment is crucial because many individuals experiencing mental health conditions…

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The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

One of the things that clients often learn in recovery at an addiction treatment center is the connection between childhood trauma and addiction. Trauma therapy focuses on tracing the traumatic event and the emergence of alcoholism in a person’s life. The treatment creates an awareness of this connection that the client may have been unaware…

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Is Alcohol Hurting Your Relationship?

Is alcohol hurting your relationship? You may have discovered alcohol’s effects on family and the dynamic of your relationship in several areas, such as communication, intimacy, or daily responsibilities. Alcohol’s effects on family, friends, and partners can break down a relationship to the point where you may need professional help from an alcohol rehab center.…