Non-12 Step Programs

A Breakdown of 12 Step and Non-12 Step Programs

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 have or are exposed to many conflicting views and opinions. It may seem that…

a woman participates in 12 step therapy for mental health

How to Find Success in a 12-Step Program

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 commonly recommended and used treatment modality for a wide array of addictions and compulsions.…

nurse explaining if you need php or residential treatment

Do You Need PHP or Residential Treatment?

Deciding on the right treatment for you or a loved one can quickly become overwhelming, but finding the best treatment option is the first step towards recovery. At Harmony Hills, our admissions team helps clients become comfortable with the details of entering and participating in our rehabilitation programs. They will discuss the options that are…

a woman experiences ecstasys effect on the brain

What Does Ecstasy Do to the Brain?

MDMA is a designer drug commonly referred to as ecstasy. Since its creation is has caused controversy. The drug started as a possible therapeutic tool but quickly evolved into a wildly popular and frequently abused party drug. Yet, this drug has been re-approached over the last few years and re-appraised for its therapeutic benefits. However,…