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3 Benefits of Individual Therapy for Addiction

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: July 7, 2021 Updated: June 22, 2021 Contrary to the beliefs of many, addiction recovery involves much more than detoxing from drugs or alcohol. The simple fact is that detox is the first step in the recovery process. Substance use and mental health disorders are diseases whose roots…

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 25, 2021 Updated: April 26, 2021 Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) originally developed in the late 1980s to treat borderline personality disorder better. Since then, it has been adapted to help treat several other mental health disorders and is commonly used…

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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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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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Where Can You Go For Fentanyl Withdrawal?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: April 1, 2021 Updated: March 29, 2021 Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid pain reliever that is up to 100 times more powerful than morphine. Fentanyl was designed to treat severe pain following surgeries, cancer treatment, or when a patient with chronic pain has developed a tolerance to…

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What Are The Benefits of Therapy?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: March 12, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 Psychotherapy is the cornerstone of any successful mental health program or addiction treatment. For over a century, psychotherapy, or “talk therapy,” has been used to improve people’s mental health and help them better understand their minds and behaviors. Today there are…