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Benefits of Medication-Assisted Treatment

Using mediation to help treat addiction may seem counterproductive, but it actually has numerous benefits for those currently in recovery. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) can make the recovery process smoother, especially in the beginning, and has a number of benefits for those seeking long-term sobriety. By learning more about MAT and its benefits, individuals can begin to…

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Using Breathwork for Addiction Recovery

When people think of addiction treatment, they most likely associate traditional treatment modalities with the process, such as individual and group therapy and medication-assisted therapy (MAT). However, a growing number of holistic-based treatment modalities are being used in facilities across the US to offer an alternative way of healing. One such holistic technique is breathwork,…

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Understanding Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

Modern mental health and addiction treatment have a number of approaches that suit every person’s individual needs. A variety of therapies are being used in facilities across the United States to help give patients the best chance at a successful recovery. One such therapy that is being used is rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT). First…

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What is Drama Therapy?

Many people often avoid therapy or seeking treatment for addiction because they associate it with boring, long, and uncomfortable sessions to help work out the underlying issues at play. However, modern addiction treatment involves a number of treatment approaches and strategies that are fun and creative ways to find healing. One such method used across…

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How Treating Trauma Can Help in Addiction Recovery

Addiction is often thought to be an overnight experience driven by the intense craving for drugs and alcohol. Some even believe that addiction is simply a lack of willpower, but this is far from the truth. Addiction is often interwoven with mental health problems and past traumas. Trauma especially can play a significant role in…

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