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What Is Psychotherapy?

Within the safe, supportive environment of a rehab facility, program participants work with addiction treatment counselors during both group and individual therapy sessions. Understanding what psychotherapy is can help you choose an addiction treatment center that will help you heal. Psychotherapy is an approach to addiction treatment that can help you work through the underlying causes…

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Facets of an Addiction Recovery Group

Overcoming addiction takes time, support, and consistency. Many individuals in recovery benefit from being part of a supportive community even after leaving a formal treatment program. Addiction recovery groups can be invaluable parts of the recovery process. In these groups, participants share their experiences in recovery. Addiction can be isolating. Those who are struggling with…

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Long Term Addiction Treatment Centers

If you’re looking into substance abuse treatment, finding the right program for your unique needs can be challenging. You might need the flexibility of an outpatient program, the structure of a sober living residence, or the specialized care of a detox program. Even if you’re struggling with an addiction to the same substance as someone…

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Understanding America’s Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has impacted all corners of the nation. Addiction doesn’t discriminate; it impacts individuals from all backgrounds and of all income levels. Those who struggle with opioid addiction face a disease that is difficult to manage alone. Opioids can quickly lead to tolerance, dependence, and addiction. Furthermore, many individuals become addicted to opioids…

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Do I Have a Drinking Problem?

Many of those who drink alcohol will wonder at some point if they have a drinking problem. Alcohol can be highly addictive, especially for those with a family history of alcohol addiction or co-occurring mental health issues like anxiety and depression. Drinking on occasion or even with some frequency does not necessarily mean that you…

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What You Learn in Life Skills Training for Women

Working through drug and alcohol addiction is complex and takes a lot of hard work. When you reach the other side, you may be ready to jump in and start living your life. Yet, before you can do that, you need skills to work, communicate, and rebuild relationships. Life skills training for women can provide…

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Signs You Need Aftercare at a Women’s Rehab Center

You’ve worked hard in residential and outpatient treatment. Why do you need aftercare at women’s rehab center like Soledad House? It can be challenging to recognize this need when you’re working hard at preventing relapse throughout your therapy. It is rather common for people to need ongoing support after they leave routine addiction therapy. That’s…

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How To Get The Most Out Of Extended Care

After completing a drug or alcohol detox program, you may be feeling a bit tentative about re-entering society. Moving back into your everyday routine can seem overwhelming, and the safety of a rehab center probably feels comforting. Fortunately, you can continue with quality care through an extended care program. It’s crucial that you get the…