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…

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…

woman deals with addiction codependency

Are There Clear Codependency Traits?

Codependency is a significant issue when it comes to addiction. It can prevent others who suffer from addiction from facing an addiction problem. Therefore, people need to know what codependency is and how it relates to addiction. Addiction doesn’t just affect the individual struggling with drug or alcohol dependency. It is something that can be…

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 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…

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Are There Decent VA Substance Abuse Programs?

Sometimes it feels difficult to find a decent substance abuse program. However, Beaches Recovery offers veterans the resources they need to heal. We understand that veterans have unique needs. Often, the treatments veterans need are quite different from those of non-veterans. Fortunately, we can help identify what proper VA substance abuse programs need to offer.…

drug rehab programs for young adults

Best Type of Drug Rehab Programs for Young Adults

Today, rates of substance use among young adults age 18 to 30 are climbing. In fact, the Monitoring the Future Project stated that 50 percent of high school seniors have experimented with illegal drugs. By and large, the most abused drugs include marijuana, opioids, heroin, cocaine, and hallucinogens. In addition, peer pressure at parties has…

stigma of drug addiction

Worried about the Stigma of Drug Addiction?

Getting treatment for a substance abuse disorder is only one facet of the recovery process. Even after you stop using drugs and develop healthy ways to cope with stress, intense emotions, and temptations, you might be affected by the stigma of drug addiction. Unfortunately, stigma can impair your self-esteem, relationships, and mental health. Many people…

family counseling in Washington DC

Addiction Family Counseling in Washington DC

Counselors use family therapy in many treatment settings, including addiction treatment facilities. It’s a valid modality for both teens and adults because it builds a support network for them. Knowing what to expect during family counseling in Washington DC may ease any worries that clients have. Family Therapy Overview Family counseling is a type of…

how to stop drug addiction

Can You Learn How to Stop Drug Addiction?

Have you noticed that your drinking is out of control? Maybe you started taking drugs recreationally, and now you can’t quit. Taking the substances just to feel normal and make it through the day scares you. Here’s how to stop drug addiction in its tracks today. Detox Ends the Physical Dependency Start your discovery of…