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Addiction Triggers That We Avoid

Temptations seem to be everywhere when you’re trying to stop using drugs or alcohol. It’s one of the greatest challenges facing people who have just complete addiction treatment and are in the early stages of recovery. Getting away from any of those temptations can be difficult. Fortunately, with the right support like that offered at…

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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…

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Differences Between Outpatient vs Inpatient Rehab

Substance use disorder (addiction to drugs or alcohol) affects millions each year. However, only a fraction of people reach out for support or find the help they need to recover. While addiction can be a daunting disease to confront, it is treatable, and with the right support, individuals can heal and take back control of…

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Family Therapy Techniques

Those addicted to substances are seldom the only victim of their addiction. In many cases, family and friends also experience and feel the effects. This is particularly true in adolescents and young adults who are still dependent on their parents. Noting the importance of family to these addicted individuals, it’s easy to understand the equal…

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4 Benefits of Music Therapy for Drug and Alcohol Addiction

There are numerous therapeutic approaches to helping individuals who struggle with substance use disorder (addiction to drugs or alcohol) heal and recover from the disease of addiction. Music therapy for drug and alcohol addiction is a powerful and impactful means of helping addicts deal with their emotions and feelings, while empowering them to break free…

fitness therapy for addiction treatment

3 Benefits of Fitness Therapy for Drug and Alcohol Addiction

As part of holistic treatment programs, Beaches Recovery of Jacksonville, FL provides recovering addicts with the opportunity of fitness therapy for drug & alcohol addiction. Fitness therapy is an evidence-based means of regaining health and wellness. Building strength, balance, coordination, stamina, and flexibility are all inherent in this form of therapy and other fitness elements…

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3 Benefits of Art Therapy for Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Now more than ever before, individuals struggling with drug or alcohol addiction have more treatment options. Programs have expanded, diversified, and been designed to meet specific needs and challenges. Treatment professionals now know they are working to help individuals heal and recover from a disease that has both physical and psychological aspects. Addiction can be…

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General Outline of 12 Step Meetings

One of the most common ways to combat addiction is through the use of the 12 step philosophy. The 12 steps have helped those struggling with addiction for more than 70 years. They have helped millions of people find lasting sobriety. Many addiction treatment facilities offer a 12 step program. Here at Beaches Recovery, we…