Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

April 28, 2017
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Motivational Interviewing: A Person-Centered Therapy

Motivational  Interviewing: A Person-Centered Therapy Motivational Interviewing is a person-centered therapy designed to help individuals find their own desire to improve their lives through better life choices.  It was initially created to help people struggling with addiction, through a process … Continue reading

April 27, 2017
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Evidence-based Research on Addiction and the Recovery Process

Over the years, many evidence-based researches on addiction/dependency, drug abuse and treatment has shed light on the nature of addiction and recovery process. Addiction and recovery is much more complex than “physical dependency and finding treatment” – there are often … Continue reading

April 26, 2017
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Prescription Drug Abuse Facts and Stats You Should Know

Prescription drug abuse is the act of taking and using a prescription medication (whether prescribed to you or not) and using it in a way that differs from the doctor’s instructions. Doing so poses serious dangerous to the body and … Continue reading

April 25, 2017
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How Does SMART Recovery Work?

SMART is Self-Management and Recovery Training, a support program for individuals struggling with addiction and behavioral disorders. It teaches recovering individuals how to better control their behavior by being aware of their thoughts, emotions, and feelings. By getting “in tune” … Continue reading

April 24, 2017
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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive behavioral treatment that is used to treat a variety of disorders such as substance abuse disorder, depression, PTSD and eating disorders. There are four components to DBT: skills training, individual treatment, DBT phone … Continue reading

April 21, 2017
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Having a Drinking Problem Does Not Mean You Are Addicted To Alcohol

Contrary to popular belief, drinking excessively or binge drinking does not equate to addiction. They can be two separate things, though in both circumstances, the individual is often labeled as a “problem drinker.” In other words, an alcoholic necessarily has … Continue reading

April 20, 2017
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What is Experiential Therapy?

A form of addiction therapy called “Experiential Therapy” is described as a “hands on” approach to recovery, where individuals participate in engaging activities to help them cope with a traumatizing past. This nontraditional approach to addiction treatment is designed to … Continue reading