Helping Your Spouse Overcome Drug Addiction

Helping Your Spouse Overcome Drug Addiction

When your spouse or partner struggles with drug addiction, you might feel overwhelmed, helpless, and afraid. Maybe you’re just plain exhausted from the endless cycle of empty promises and judgment from others. Here are some practical tips on how to help your spouse with drug addiction. If you can relate, don’t despair, and please know…

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Why Addiction Recovery is Important during Christmas

Why Addiction Recovery is Important during Christmas

Among those with a history of addiction, the holiday season comes with highs and lows — and each experience is unique. For some, Christmas is a time of warmth and love. For others, it’s a tough time, especially for those without family. If you have an ongoing history of addiction, you may be alone on…

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Residential Mental Health Services Florida

5 Habits That Promote Sobriety

Upon successful completion of active addiction treatment, an important next step is learning how to promote sobriety in recovery. This starts with lifestyle habits and behaviors that underscore the fact that recovery from drug addiction is a lifelong process. Overcoming addiction doesn’t happen overnight, and eliminating drug and alcohol-related behaviors will require you to consider…

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Florida PHP Rehab Program

What to Expect at a Substance Abuse Evaluation

A substance abuse evaluation is one of the first things you’ll undergo once you enter substance abuse treatment. It’s used to create a recovery plan unique to your situation. After all, substance abuse looks different for each person, depending on the extent of their addiction and the factors contributing to it. This means substance abuse evaluations…

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trauma bond relationship

Trauma Responses in Relationships: Are You Affected?

Trauma bonding often happens in abusive relationships, whether romantic or otherwise. Since trauma bonds can be challenging to break and cause lasting effects even after leaving the abusive relationship, it’s important to get professional help as you begin to heal moving forward.

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drug abuse vs drug addiction

Drug Abuse vs Drug Addiction: How Far Is Too Far?

It’s possible to abuse drugs without becoming addicted to them, but in some cases, repeated drug abuse leads to a physical dependence on the substance. It’s a subtle difference, but understanding how to spot it can help someone before it’s too late. Learn more about the differences between drug abuse and addiction so you or your loved one can get needed help. 

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Music Therapy

Music Therapy: Definition, Techniques, and Efficacy

A favorite song instantly transports us to another time and place. Lullabies soothe babies to sleep, and military bands send soldiers off to war. Music in all its forms has a mysterious power to affect how we think, feel, and behave — and that power can be harnessed for healing. Since humanity’s earliest days, people…

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Mental Health Diagnosis

Mental Health Diagnosis: Primary Diagnosis of A Mental Health Disorder

Tens of millions of Americans meet the criteria for a mental health diagnosis in any given year. Unfortunately, only about half of these individuals will ever receive treatment. If you or a loved one suffers from a psychiatric disorder, it’s important not to become a statistic.

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guide to ART

Step-by-Step Guide to Accelerated Resolution Therapy

Accelerated resolution therapy is receiving significant attention lately due to its fast-working, evidence-based approach. It has offered new hope for those combating mental health issues.

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Am I Eligible for Mental Health Services?

Far too many people who need mental health services don’t seek them because they think they’re not eligible. However, this is inaccurate in most cases. Help is available for those who know how to find it.

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