Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

October 31, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Evidence Based Treatment Carries A Level of Reassurance

Evidence-based treatments are a way of assuring everyone that there are results to look forward to in the process of completing a treatment therapy. There is evidence to back up the claims, and that is important in recovery. Without that … Continue reading

October 28, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Recognizing Symptoms of Co-occurring Disorders (Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar)

When discussing co-occurring disorders, we often talk about mental health problems that are commonly intertwined with substance abuse, such as depression, anxiety disorders and bipolar disorders – and sometimes mood disorders, schizophrenia, and multiple personality disorder. That leads many people … Continue reading

October 27, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Risk of Abusing Alcohol/Drugs Increases As Teens with Bipolar Disorder get Older

According to a recent research study – the risk of abusing alcohol and drugs may increase as teens with bipolar disorder get older. And those with persistent bipolar symptoms had the highest risk. For this reason, it’s becoming more important for … Continue reading

October 26, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Positive Behavior Support: A Philosophy In Beating Problem Behaviors

PBS stands for Positive Behavior Support. It’s the idea of helping people who struggle with problem behaviors, such as substance abuse disorder and process addictions like gambling and eating disorders, because those problem behaviors create a barrier to being happy, … Continue reading

October 24, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Rave Culture Synonymous With Dangerous Drug Culture

“Rave culture” is a term that is sometimes synonymous with the term drug abuse and music culture, especially when it comes to stimulants like Molly, ecstasy (MDMA) and energy drinks mixed with alcohol. There are often hospitalizations and deaths linked … Continue reading

October 21, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Every Path To Recovery Can Use “Love” As A Means of Support

Struggles with family relationships, romantic partners, and other personal relationships can often be triggers to a relapse for many people in recovery from addiction. The frustration of not getting along with someone you care about, or love, can lead to … Continue reading