Relapse Prevention Techniques for Substance Abuse

Relapse Prevention Techniques for Substance Abuse

When it comes to addiction treatment, you get support from doctors, therapists, peers in recovery, and your loved ones. But staying clean takes ongoing work, focus, and support. In rehab, you learn how to remain free of drugs and alcohol using relapse prevention techniques for substance abuse. What do those techniques include, and will mindfulness-based…

Partial Hospitalization Center

What is a Partial Hospitalization Center?

Overcoming addiction can mean working through multiple layers of issues beyond just the addiction itself. These layers may include physical health conditions caused by substance abuse or those that existed for some time before addiction became a problem. Conversely, co-occurring conditions of mental illness may exist with addiction, such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, or OCD.…

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The Benefits of Massage for Stress During Addiction Treatment

The benefits of massage for stress are widely known for overworked professionals, but massage also offers benefits for addiction recovery. This low-tech holistic addiction treatment has been proven to be surprisingly effective. It’s been found that massage therapy helped patients reduce stress and anxiety. It also contributed to a more positive outlook. Holistic therapy is…

womans daughter is a drug addict

Is My Daughter a Drug Addict?

There are few things more painful than watching one of your children fall into addiction. Whether young or old, as your children start abusing drugs, their lives spin into chaos that makes you feel helpless. Is this chaos taking over your son or daughter’s life? Do you know if one of your children is a…

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What Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and How It’s Used in Addiction Treatment

Treating addiction requires the use of multiple types of therapy. Because no two individuals have the same addiction experience, no two individuals will have the same needs in recovery. Therefore, it’s necessary for addiction treatment programs to offer a wide range of therapies to meet the needs of patients. At Beaches Recovery, we understand the…

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Types of Addictions Aren’t Limited to Drugs

When you hear that someone is suffering from addiction, your first thought is likely that they are addicted to drugs or alcohol. This may be true. But drugs and alcohol are not the only types of addictions that plague people today. They are simply the most commonly experienced forms. Types of Addictions People struggling with…