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Practical Ways to Get Your Entire Family Involved in a Loved One’s Recovery

Practical Ways to Get Your Entire Family Involved in a Loved One's Recovery

Learning to manage substance use disorder (SUD) is a long, arduous journey. Due to actions or behaviors, while abusing substances, some people damage relationships with loved ones along the way. Everyone who embarks on the journey of SUD recovery needs support. If you have family or friends who do not believe you about your disorder … Read more

10 Benefits of Residential Rehab

10 Benefits of Residential Rehab

Hearing “rehab” or “residential rehab” may bring fear to the mind of forced treatment. There are a lot of misconceptions about residential rehab. Some assume they are facilities that only people struggling with addiction go to for 30 days to get sober, then immediately released without further care. However, residential treatment is characteristically a treatment … Read more

Staying Informed on Addiction-related Scientific Research

Staying Informed on Addiction-Related Scientific Research

Science and clinical research matter to addiction treatment. Health professionals need evidence-based methods to provide effective healing. Recovering individuals and their families need scientific knowledge to navigate this difficult journey. Working with a treatment facility that adopts a science-based perspective on addiction recovery is the best way to get everything you need out of treatment. … Read more

Integrating Family Therapy Into Your Treatment Plan

Integrating Family Therapy Into Your Treatment Plan

Are you thinking of getting more family members involved in your or a loved one’s recovery journey? This desire is natural because family members can offer the kind of emotional support necessary for successful, long-term recovery. Family therapy can also help address issues within the family that may have contributed to substance use disorder (SUD) … Read more

How Is Dual Diagnosis Treated?

How Is Dual Diagnosis Treated?

When someone has both a substance use disorder (SUD) and a mental health disorder, they have what is known as a dual diagnosis, or co-occurring disorders. Treating one condition without caring for the other may not produce lasting recovery because the interactions of both conditions can sabotage progress. Treatment for dual diagnoses must be integrated … Read more