December 18, 2018

Why connecting to your therapist matters

Becoming serious about recovery When someone is in treatment, it isn’t always by choice. Sometimes, family and friends have to rally together and stage an intervention in order for their loved one to see that they need help. They are given harsh guidelines and consequences should they choose not to go, and are often feeling […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction Treatment and Program Resources, Complementary Therapies
August 8, 2018

Behavioral Therapy: DBT and CBT and How They Help Fight Addiction

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)? Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBD) is a short-term behavioral psychotherapy used as a hands-on approach to re-teach patients problem-solving as well as changing the patterns of behavior and thinking that lead to a patient’s difficulties. It can be used to treat a wide variety of issues from problems sleeping, to […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Alcohol, Alcoholism, Anxiety, Behavioral Addictions, Drug Rehab Information, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Relationships
May 6, 2013

Dimitri Mugianis Uses Shamanic Ceremony to Bring Healing to Drug Addicts

Dimitiri Mugianis, 50, from Detroit, is a former addict. Clean for ten years, Mr. Mugianis helps treat drug addicts in New York with Bwiti, a folk religion that has practices including painting faces, purifying bodies with sage smoke, drumming, songs, chants and dancing. “My job in the Bwiti is to dance with heroin addicts,” he […]

Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Holistic Treatment Protocols, Spirituality
April 22, 2013

Therapy Could Save Thousands

In Europe, as in The States, alcohol dependency is a deadly epidemic. However, across the Atlantic, addicts are less likely to have access to addiction recovery centers that employ psychotherapy – and alternative therapies — in addition to detoxification. Sadly, many more die in Europe as a result of alcoholism because they are unable to […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Complementary Therapies, Drug Treatment, Mental Health