benzo detox recovery

The Struggles of Benzo Detox

Your doctor may have prescribed benzodiazepines for anxiety or because you had trouble sleeping. The medication affects the Gamma-Amino-Butyric-Acid (GABA) receptors in the brain. At first, benzos help you to relax. Eventually, they shut down natural GABA production. Because dependency now becomes an issue, you need benzo detox recovery. At Beaches Recovery, we recognize the…

dialectical behavior therapy

How does Behavior Therapy Work?

Once you complete rehab, you’ll feel amazing. You’ll likely be very committed to your newfound sobriety. When you resume life outside of a treatment facility, how will you avoid relapse? The addiction behavior therapy you encountered during rehab is designed to help you do just that. Instead of relying on old, negative thoughts and behavior…

Importance of a Drug Rehab Counselor

Importance of a Drug Rehab Counselor

Suffering from a substance abuse problem isn’t something you can overcome by yourself. You need professional help at a rehab center. One of the most reliable supporters is the drug rehab counselor at a facility. This professional works with you during your stay in rehab. At Beaches Recovery, we recognize the challenges that those suffering…

example of group therapy for addiction

What are the Types of Group Therapy for Addiction?

Every person looking for support to heal from a substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol) will have unique needs. Because of this, addiction treatment facilities like Beaches Recovery offer a wide range of therapeutic options. Doing so allows individuals to design a treatment plan that addresses their specific issues. One of the…

woman is married to an addict

Married to an Addict

Because individuals change over time, relationships also change. It’s a natural occurrence. But sometimes, a person in a relationship changes because of the influence of a substance use disorder. This can feel alienating to those around the individuals who care for them. Friends, loved ones, and family can all experience estrangement. Addiction doesn’t just affect…

woman finds an AA sponsor

Finding an AA Sponsor

After completing addiction treatment, individuals in recovery are perhaps most focused on staying sober. The Early stages of recovery can be a challenge. When individuals return to their everyday life after addiction treatment, they may find triggers all around them. This is why i’s important to have a relapse prevention plan. For many, relapse prevention…

woman gets individual therapy for addiction

What is Individual Therapy?

Addiction is a complex disease that has both physical and psychological components. For a person struggling with a substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol), it’s important to address both aspects. At Beaches Recovery, we offer comprehensive addiction treatment. Our team of counselors and therapists work alongside individuals to devise a plan that…

woman is dating a drug addict

The Perils of Dating a Drug Addict

There is never a perfect relationship. Likewise, every relationship is different. What works for one couple may not work for the other. Some people can handle the struggles of mental health with their partners easier than others. Others may need help, especially when dating a drug addict. Drug addiction in a spouse or partner can…

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What Is Psychotherapy

As many patients enter treatment, they may wonder what is psychotherapy and how can it help an addiction? Depending on the patient’s unique mental health history and addiction, psychotherapy can help in a variety of ways. Many of the top rehab centers offer psychotherapy and counseling options because these tools help support long-term recovery. Addiction…

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CBT Techniques that Help with Addiction

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a key component of many addiction treatment plans. CBT techniques are used to help identify self-defeating thoughts and change them. Many individuals with substance abuse disorders suffer from negative thoughts and destructive emotions. CBT is used to change harmful thought patterns so that the client can maintain their sobriety. At Beaches…