What Are The Main Therapies Used to Help Get Me to Lasting Recovery?

Evidence Based Approach As understandings of addiction and addiction recovery change, we constantly work to bring best practices into our treatment protocol. We recognize that not every treatment works for every person, so we use our resources carefully to gain access to all the latest therapies available. No two addictions are the same, no two […]

Acupuncture, Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Complementary Therapies, Comprehensive behavioral treatment, Meditation, PTSD

Why Experienced Clinicians Are Important to Getting Lasting Recovery

Why Experienced Clinicians are Important When it comes to choosing the treatment center that is right for you, there are many factors that need to be considered. No two treatment centers are the same, and choosing the right one will make all the difference. You may find that the accommodations need to be at a […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Alcohol, Alcohol Rehab Information, Drug Rehab Information, Drug Treatment

What is the Therapeutic Alliance?

The Therapeutic Alliance Simply put: the Therapeutic Alliance is the mutual bond between therapist and client, as well as the willingness from the patient to immerse in the treatment experience. While it seems like a little thing, it is the most powerful factor in the process of emotional and psychological healing, according to MentalHelp.net. If […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Complementary Therapies, Comprehensive behavioral treatment, Drug Rehab Information, Drug Treatment

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

Why connecting with therapists and staff can make all the difference

While you’re going through treatment, it is vital you take advantage of connecting with your therapists and staff in your residential treatment center. This means not only listening to them and sitting for sessions, but actively connecting and reaching out to them throughout the process. Being an active participant with them can help keep you […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction Treatment and Program Resources, Alcohol, Alcohol Rehab Information, Alcoholism, Drug Rehab Information, Drug Treatment, PTSD, Relationships, Sober Living and Aftercare, Substance Abuse

One Résumé at a Time: Five Tips for Job Hunting in Recovery

One Résumé at a Time: Five Tips for Job Hunting in Recovery Going to a job interview can be daunting in the best of circumstances. Now that you’re in recovery from addiction, you may bring a whole host of other concerns to the interview, like how to discuss the lapses in your résumé. As you […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Addiction Treatment and Program Resources, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Current Events, Drug Rehab Information, Drug Treatment, Mental Health

Does Addiction Recovery Require a Change in Consciousness?

Does Addiction Recovery Require a Change in Consciousness? The last ten days, I’ve been at conferences hosted by Yale University and the University of Helsinki. With my colleagues in the field of consciousness studies, we’ve been discussing change – in particular, how much change one can expect from addicts. Is addiction recovery a change of […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse

What’s Killing White Women in the USA?

What’s Killing White Women in the USA? Historically, white women in the United States have enjoyed relatively low mortality rates, but that is quickly changing. According to a report in Bloomberg Business, research by the Urban Institute indicates a sharp spike in mortality for white women, while other ethnic/gender groups have shown overall mortality declines. […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Potential of Psilocybin in Mental Health Therapy

Potential of Psilocybin in Mental Health Therapy Over the past 50 years, tens of millions of people have used entheogens, yet there just is not much scientific evidence on either positive or negative long-term effects of these substances. The classical psychedelics (LSD, psilocybin, etc.) are not known to cause brain damage and are regarded as […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Can Meditation Change Your Gene Expression?

Can Meditation Change Your Gene Expression? The benefits of mindfulness meditation seem to be never-ending; it decreases stress and helps you focus. It can even rewire your mental circuitry. But it’s not just your synapses that see the benefits. As it turns out, meditating may change the ways in which your genes express themselves. Mindfulness […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse