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By Alanna Hilbink When it comes to you or your loved one’s recovery, you want every tool and advantage possible. You want comprehensive treatment that includes effective, proven therapy options. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one of these options. And it may be one the right one for you.   Why Therapy? CBT is a […]

Counseling is an essential part of opiate addiction treatment and recovery. Addiction is more than a physical disease, so it requires more than detox or physical health care. It even requires more than counseling for just drug use. In its Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment, the National Institute on Drug Abuse states, “Effective treatment attends […]

You’ve most likely heard of acupuncture, but did you know that there’s a specific type of acupuncture that helps people in recovery? Acupuncture detoxification, also commonly referred to as the “NADA protocol” or “acudetox,” is highly effective as a complementary therapy within a comprehensive treatment plan and is used in a variety of healthcare settings […]

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It is often in the quietest moments that our inner voices speak the loudest. The practices of yoga and meditation ignite those voices in countless individuals on a daily basis. With numerous benefits to mind, body, and spirit, yoga is an ancient discipline that plays a significant role in many recovery programs, including recovery programs […]

A 2011 study revealed that more than 23 million Americans aged 12 and older needed rehabilitative services to overcome an addiction to drugs or alcohol. With close to 10 percent of the population suffering from addiction, it could be argued that more people would be sympathetic to this public health crisis. Instead, people who are addicted to […]

Medical professionals have recognized the disease of addiction for decades, but it’s been a longer road to acceptance for law enforcement and society. The stigma associated with addiction keeps people from getting the help they need and undermines the effectiveness of treatment and recovery. People living in recovery shouldn’t feel powerless against feelings of shame; […]

When a loved one decides to seek treatment and start the recovery process for addiction, you naturally may feel extremely positive and optimistic. But as supporting a loved one along this journey can also be incredibly challenging, it’s important to manage your expectations and be prepared for the impact his or her recovery process will […]