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What Are Harm Reduction Programs?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: January 18, 2023 Updated: January 19, 2023 Many opinions are being thrown around these days about the best ways to combat the opioid epidemic. Our President recently told us that the best method was going to be anti-drug advertisements. Other people say it’s funding more opioid addiction treatment…

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Benefits of A Rehab Aftercare Program

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: December 5, 2022 Updated: December 22, 2022 An addiction treatment program begins with time working through detox and through a residential addiction treatment program many times. Yet, once a person leaves a treatment center’s safety and support, there is still an ongoing need for support. A rehab aftercare…

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What Are Group Therapy Activities For Adults With Mental Illness?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: November 14, 2022 Updated: November 15, 2022 There are numerous therapeutic options for individuals struggling with mental health issues or substance use disorders to aid in healing and recovery. Group therapy is often a key ingredient in successful mental health treatment programs and is also a common component…

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Things You Learn in Relapse Prevention

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: September 17, 2022 Updated: September 29, 2022 Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction is a lifelong process. After successful detox and participation in a residential or outpatient substance abuse treatment program, you must be prepared to face the challenges of everyday life without resorting to old patterns of…

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September Is National Recovery Month

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: September 7, 2021 Updated: September 8, 2021 Since 1989, September has been recognized as National Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month. The theme this year, “Recovery is for everyone: every person, every family, every community,” reminds us that substance use disorders and mental health disorders have far-reaching impacts. It…

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How a CBT Program Benefits Your Sobriety

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 30, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 Addiction is a complex disease that has a history rooted in stigma. Historically addiction has been viewed as a moral failing of people who actively chose to relinquish self-control. Thankfully, modern science and medical research have proven that addiction is a…

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How to Make a Relapse Prevention Plan

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 28, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 By general definition, relapse means to fall or slip back into a former state. Regarding addiction, relapse is a return to drug or alcohol use following a period of abstinence. For mental health, a relapse is the return of symptoms to…

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How to Find Success in a 12-Step Program

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 23, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 The 12-step recovery model was initially developed and implemented by Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) as a fellowship whose goal was to help one another overcome addiction to alcohol. Since its inception, the 12-step model has become universally known and is the most…