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Things You Learn in Relapse Prevention

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: July 25, 2021 Updated: June 23, 2021 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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Signs I Could Benefit from Behavorial Therapy

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: July 18, 2021 Updated: June 23, 2021 Mental health therapy is a crucial part of the treatment of substance abuse and addiction. There are five broad types of psychotherapy: psychoanalysis and psychodynamic therapies; integrative or holistic therapy; humanistic therapy; cognitive therapy; and behavioral therapy. Each of these approaches…

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How CBT Can Aid Addiction Recovery

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: July 10, 2021 Updated: June 23, 2021 Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based talk therapy often used to treat substance abuse, addiction, and co-occurring mental health disorders. Evidence-based means that CBT is clinically proven to be effective. Many traditional therapies rely on the therapist-patient relationship to uncover past…

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How to Help Someone Who Needs Drug Abuse Treatment

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: June 13, 2021 Updated: May 24, 2021 Watching a friend or family member struggle with drug or alcohol addiction is very difficult and can negatively impact your well-being. You may experience feelings of anger, sadness, frustration, guilt, worry, and fear. In general, you will likely feel overwhelmed and…