Why Do We Avoid Getting Treatment?

Why Do We Avoid Getting Treatment?

We avoid getting treatment for many different reasons. Typically, at the core of our avoidance, we are afraid. We are afraid of what will happen if we get treatment. We are afraid of what will happen if we don’t get

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Creative Therapies Are Life Skills For Overcoming Fears

Creative Therapies Are Life Skills For Overcoming Fears

Creative therapies like writing therapy, drama therapy, and art therapy, are not meant to be treatment-centric. Meaning, their efficacy does not stop at treatment center walls. Creative therapies are practical life skills which can help us relax, cope, emotionally regulate,

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Best Practices For Safe Detox

Best Practices For Safe Detox

More than 21.5 million Americans struggle with a substance use disorder, according to ASAM, the American Society of Addiction Medicine. From the age of twelve and above, young adolescents, teens, young adults, older adults, and even the elderly, are struggling

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Holistic Addiction Treatment for the Body

4 Tips For Practicing Mindfulness In Nature

  Nature is all around us in some way, shape, or form. Mindfulness is a perfect practice for spending time in nature, which has been proven to enhance feelings of wellness.   Take Time For Appreciation: When we get excited

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The Benefits Of Group Practices In Addiction Treatment

The Benefits Of Group Practices In Addiction Treatment

  Group therapy, group meditation, group outings- during residential treatment for addiction, much time is spent in the fellowship and presence of others at a group level. Deep emotional processing, fun activities, life skill building, all happens among cohorts and

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Physical Healing For Trauma Recovery

Physical Healing For Trauma Recovery

  Wild animals do not often experience trauma. For all the of gruesome if not sometimes cruel acts of nature animals experience on a daily basis, they do not experience trauma like human beings do. Wild animals have a chance

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