Faith Based Addiction Recovery Programs

Faith-Based Addiction Recovery Programs

Making it through addiction rehab and gaining strength in recovery is not easy. But if you consider yourself religious or spiritual, turning to faith based addiction recovery programs help you add depth to your sobriety. At least, that is what many Americans still believe today. Pew Research indicates nearly 80% of US citizens identify as…

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Know The Signs Of Teen Drug Abuse

As we all know, the teen years are volatile, unpredictable, and confusing at times. Puberty and peer relationship pressures make it difficult to navigate this time of life. When you add the possibility of substance abuse and addiction, additional stress comes into play. Would you be able to pinpoint the signs of teen drug abuse?…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder Treatment Near Raleigh, NC

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is just one of many types of mental illnesses that often pairs with addiction as part of a dual diagnosis. However, with the right help, you can gain a successful, lasting recovery from both of these conditions. Without dual diagnosis treatment programs at your disposal, you live each day with a…

Do I Need a Belief in a Higher Power to Stay Sober_

Do I Need a Belief in a Higher Power to Stay Sober?

If you have ever been to a recovery meeting or celebration group, you’ve probably heard people talk about their faith in God or a higher power. Most 12-step recovery programs involve giving up control to this higher power. Although belief in a higher power can help put things into perspective, you don’t have to have…

Explanation of Physical vs Emotional Sobriety

Explanation of Physical vs. Emotional Sobriety

Although addiction can be treated successfully through detox, it isn’t the end solution. Each person needs to find the right addiction treatment program to help them identify and meet their recovery goals. Often, this involves entering individual therapy. Treatment involves managing the disorder to avoid engaging in substance abuse behaviors. While you can undoubtedly detox…

National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day

Depression is a well-traveled psychological condition. It affects millions every year, and while it may seem in the popular imagination to be something that affects only artist people or those facing extreme stress, this is not the case. Like any disease, depression can strike anyone at any time. While the stigma of the disease is…

5 Types of Addiction Therapy

5 Types of Addiction Therapy

  Breaking your drug or alcohol habit with detox and rehab is a significant milestone toward sobriety. However, it’s only the beginning of the long-term plan to overcome addiction. Specifically, the next step to staying clean is therapy. Remember, there’s no shame in talking through your substance problems with a certified therapist. In fact, Psychology…

Pros and Cons of Outpatient Detox Programs

Pros and Cons of Outpatient Detox Programs

It’s a great day when an addict makes the decision to seek treatment. Admitting that there is a problem and recognizing the damage caused to friends and family and well as oneself is the hardest, but most important, step. It’s an indication they know something is wrong and want to find a way to heal…

Outpatient Rehab

Types of Outpatient Rehab Programs

Addiction is a disease that can affect anyone at any time. As a chronic disease, recovering from a substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol) requires professional support to heal properly. There are various ways of kicking a drug or alcohol habit. It doesn’t always have to be in a residential rehab setting.…

Anxiety

Types of Anxiety

Many patients struggle with addiction and co-occurring mental health conditions. Anxiety is one of these, but if you are struggling with one of the five main types of anxiety, you can get treatment for both. At Beaches Recovery, we treat your addiction and offer an anxiety treatment program while helping you achieve a healthy life.…