Non-12 Step Programs

A Breakdown of 12 Step and Non-12 Step Programs

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 19, 2021 Updated: October 6, 2021 Perhaps the most well-known form of addiction and mental health treatment is the 12 step program. However, many people struggling with drug or alcohol addiction don’t really understand what 12 step programs are really about before they begin recovery. Often, individuals…

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Does Alcohol Amplify Depression Symptoms?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 13, 2021 Updated: July 28, 2021 Depression and alcohol abuse affects millions of people worldwide. While it cannot be said that one causes the other, the two are deeply interconnected. Estimates predict that nearly one-third of people who suffer from major depression also have an alcohol use…

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What Does The Future of Addiction Recovery Look Like?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: December 11, 2020 Updated: January 25, 2021 It is hard to say exactly what will happen in the future when it comes to addiction recovery. There are many variables to consider; however, science-based theories, along with holistic approaches, are still presumed to be in play. For individuals and…

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Facts About the Brain Science of Addiction

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 25, 2020 Updated: May 30, 2021 When we take medications, they often work by directly affecting how our brain chemistry operates. In the case of pain relief, medications block receptors in the brain so that individuals experience less discomfort as they heal from surgery or medical treatment.…

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5 Recovery Basics You Should Know

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 25, 2020 Updated: November 11, 2020 Before you choose a rehab program or treatment facility, you need to know the basics of recovery. This includes learning about who needs addiction treatment, what happens during the process, and more. At Harmony Hills, we can guide you through addiction recovery basics…