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  • How Adventure Therapy helps with Substance Abuse Recovery
    February 4, 2019
    There are a large variety of options for therapy to treat addiction; not every person will thrive from the same option and many people will even need multiple forms of therapy for the help they need. Adventure therapy is a form of therapy that seeks to help individuals recover...
  • Does Parents’ Emotional Pain Get Adult Children Into a Drug Recovery Plan?
    January 8, 2019
    Parents generally do everything they can to spare their children pain, but what can a parent do when an adult child has developed a substance abuse disorder? For adult children, drug recovery can be an extremely difficult subject to broach and some parents may find it difficult to break...
  • The Benefits Of Adventure Therapy During Addiction Treatment
    January 4, 2019
    The most successful addiction treatment programs offer individualized care that addresses each patient’s unique needs. There are many benefits of getting outdoors during drug rehab, but adventure therapy takes this notion a step further, and can help young men confront and overcome many of the issues typically associated with...
  • What Are the Chances of Becoming an Alcoholic with an Alcoholic Parent
    January 2, 2019
    Parents influence their children in countless profound ways. Parents can shape a child’s sense of self-worth, problem-solving skills, and perceptions of his or her environment. When a child has a parent with an alcohol abuse disorder, the parent’s behavior will invariably influence the child’s. In some cases, children grow...
  • Withdrawal Symptoms And Opioid Detox Treatment Programs For Young Men
    December 31, 2018
    Opioid addiction has reached epidemic levels across the United States, disregarding social, economic, and racial lines and affecting communities of all sizes in every state. There have been several legislative actions in recent years aimed at curbing the number of overdose deaths and new addiction cases, but opioids continue...
  • 5 Ways To Prevent Addiction Relapse After Rehab That Are Worth Sharing
    December 28, 2018
    Relapse Triggers And The Science Behind Them In order to understand how to prevent a relapse, you first have to understand re-lapse triggers – and how to avoid them. For example, H.A.L.T. is a recovery acro-nym that challenges individuals to stop and assess whether they are tempted to use...
  • How to Help Someone Who’s Struggling Physically or Emotionally with Mental Illness
    December 5, 2018
    Many people suffering from stress disorders and other forms of mental illness need encouragement, support and empathy from those closest to them. It can be difficult to determine the best ways to approach a person struggling with mental illness, and stress effects are different for everyone. However challenging it...
  • High-Functioning Alcoholics: Are You Overlooking an Issue?
    November 19, 2018
    What Is a High-Functioning Alcoholic? A high-functioning alcoholic (HFA) is someone who appears to function normally in their daily life, despite having an addiction to alcohol. When people picture an alcoholic, they envision someone who may stumble when they walk, slur their speech or lose their temper with friends...
  • There Is No Healthy Amount of Alcohol
    November 16, 2018
    Numerous studies exist on the impact of alcohol on people’s health. The results can seem obvious at times: Drinking large amounts of alcohol can put you at a risk for many health conditions, including, but not limited to: Heart disease Cancer Alcohol abuse Alcohol addiction In most research, there...
  • Signs of Hidden Alcohol Abuse
    November 14, 2018
    Alcohol addiction can disrupt a person’s life greatly, but it’s not always easy to tell when a loved one has a problem. Many people struggling with alcohol addiction tend to keep their activities hidden from their friends and family. Why? They either underestimate the extent of their problem or...