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How to Make a Relapse Prevention Plan

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 28, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 By general definition, relapse means to fall or slip back into a former state. Regarding addiction, relapse is a return to drug or alcohol use following a period of abstinence. For mental health, a relapse is the return of symptoms to…

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How to Find Success in a 12-Step Program

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 23, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 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…

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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…