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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 Does Relapse Prevention Therapy Work?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: June 15, 2021 Updated: May 24, 2021 In addiction treatment, relapse refers to a return to the addictive behavior following a period of sobriety. Addiction is a complicated disease, and relapse is a common part of recovery. A relapse prevention therapy program is an integral part of overall…

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Can a 12-Step Program Benefit Me?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 22, 2021 Updated: April 26, 2021 Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) was the first 12-step program, founded in 1935. Since then, 12-step programs have helped millions of people throughout the world manage and maintain their sobriety. AA was created to help those suffering from alcohol addiction. Because of the…

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What Is a Stimulant?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 20, 2021 Updated: April 26, 2021 Stimulants are a class of drugs that impact the central nervous system by speeding up the messages between the brain and the body. Stimulants increase the levels of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain. Dopamine is the body’s natural “feel good”…

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Choosing the Right Drug Detox Center For You

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 15, 2021 Updated: April 26, 2021 Drug detox is a process during which all traces of substances are removed from the body. Detox is generally the first step toward recovery from drug addiction and should be followed by comprehensive addiction treatment. The main goal of detox is…

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Ways Group Therapy Can Help You

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 8, 2021 Updated: April 26, 2021 Group therapy is a type of structured psychotherapy where one or more therapists work with several people simultaneously. Participants in group therapy share common challenges. Therapists guide the group to work through a particular theme in each session. Research shows that…

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Do You Need Heroin Addiction Rehab?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: April 10, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 In recent years, the opioid epidemic has swept through Florida and the rest of our nation at an alarming rate. Opioids are a class of drugs that affect the nervous system by blocking pain and creating intense pleasure feelings. They have…