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What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

In the field of addiction recovery, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been long recognized as an effective treatment method. A similar intervention, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), can be equally effective to help ease anxiety and other common mental health conditions. DBT is particularly important in caring for people who have suicidal tendencies. What Is Dialectical Behavior … Read more

How Does Screening Among Adolescents Prevent Future Substance Addiction?

How Does Screening Among Adolescents Prevent Future Substance Addiction?

Adolescents who use alcohol heavily and early in life have a greater likelihood of developing alcohol use disorder than those who don’t, which can cause long-term impairment to their growth and development. Screening tools for substance abuse can help identify and intervene at the earliest possible stage to disrupt this progression. Effective screening and prevention … Read more

A Horse of Course: Understanding Equine Therapy

A Horse of Course: Understanding Equine Therapy

Did you know that spending time with horses can bring therapeutic effects? This is especially true for people recovering from substance use disorder (SUD) and related mental health issues. Forming bonds with animals can have a profound effect on your overall well-being. Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy The term “equine-assisted therapy” (EAT) may sound unfamiliar to you, but … Read more

Can I Depend on My Recovery Community?

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Do you know what recovery from addiction takes? The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Commission (SAMHSA) defines recovery from addiction as “a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives and strive to reach their full potential.” One can never achieve recovery from addiction on their own. Sustainable … Read more

How Should I Work Through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

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Have you found yourself caught up in internal dialogues that make you anxious? Do you sometimes feel that unhelpful thoughts are racing through your head and negatively impacting your mood? At an addiction recovery treatment center, you might be encouraged to work with a therapist to relieve these depression or anxiety-inducing symptoms. It is important … Read more

What Is Behavior Modification Therapy? Everything to Know

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Over one-third of people with alcohol addictions can permanently recover.  If you or your loved one struggle with addictions, there is hope for a successful, permanent recovery.  While there’s no single treatment that guarantees recovery, successful sobriety means using a variety of interventions to meet your unique needs. Behavior modification therapy is one helpful intervention … Read more