Men engaging in substance abuse group therapy activities

Substance Abuse Group Therapy Activities

There are many ways to approach addiction treatment. If you’re just starting your journey to a sober life, you’re likely to find that facilities may specialize in one type of treatment versus another. Many facilities focus heavily on providing group style therapy to individuals who are suffering from addiction. Here’s some information on what substance…

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Support Groups

During the rehab process, patients receive much more than therapy and counseling. They learn a lot about addiction and what it takes to stay on the path of recovery. In many cases, they also learn the value of having one or more support groups. For many years now, counselors have placed a great deal of…

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Why Would I Need Alcohol Abuse Counseling?

Alcoholics are notorious for using denial as a shield behind which they can hide. They don’t have a problem or they don’t need help is their favorite mantra. The problem with denial is it prevents people from getting the help they need. If this sounds at all familiar to you, you might want to contemplate…

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Talk Therapy – Will It Save My Daughter from Heroin Addiction?

How will talk therapy prevent your daughter from going back to her dealer and buying the next fix? Can it do something that the warnings you’ve been giving her for years were unable to accomplish? In fact, this type of therapy is highly effective for heroin treatment, and here’s why. Talk Therapy Picks up Where…

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Understanding the Psychotherapy Definition

The treatment of an addiction is a complicated process. It involves complete cooperation from the patient and the dedication of caring counselors or psychologists. What’s usually at stake is the patient’s personal welfare and sometimes his or her life. Of the number of treatment modalities commonly used in the addiction treatment industry, psychotherapy seems the…