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What is the Root Cause of Addiction?

2020-03-18T17:41:47-07:00February 17th, 2020|

Drug and alcohol addiction is a compulsive disorder that leads an individual to seek drugs and alcohol habitually. But how does that addiction start? There are many theories and opinions about the root cause of addiction. According to SAMHSA, the

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The Effects of Domestic Violence and Alcohol

2020-03-18T17:41:50-07:00November 7th, 2019|

Abuse, domestic violence and alcohol have been closely linked for quite some time.  Unfortunately, more than 20 men and women are physically abused every minute in the United States. That’s more than 10 million people each year. Not only does

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What is EMDR for Addiction Treatment?

2020-03-18T17:41:52-07:00October 2nd, 2019|

EMDR therapy іѕ аn еіght-рhаѕе trеаtmеnt whісh is widely used for addiction treatment Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) іѕ а thеrареutіс tесhnіquе bаѕеd оrіgіnаllу оn рurроѕеful eye movement. Thе gоаl іѕ tо hаvе іtѕ use hеlр wіth trauma

Risks of Long Term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain

2020-03-18T17:42:20-07:00September 25th, 2019|

Opioids аrе ѕtrоng раіn mеdісаtіоnѕ that can help in short-term, but there are several Risks of long term opioid therapy for chronic pain Thеу саn hеlр іf уоu hаvе ѕеvеrе ѕhоrt-tеrm acute pain — lіkе раіn аftеr ѕurgеrу оr fоr

How to Leave a Drug Addict

2020-03-18T17:42:21-07:00September 3rd, 2019|

There’s no easy way to date or love an addict. Falling for someone might seem fantastic, but when the truth of drug abuse sets in it can become a nightmare. You find yourself wondering, are relationships supposed to suck this

Why Rehabs Use Evidence Based Treatment

2020-03-18T17:42:39-07:00June 10th, 2019|

Evidence-based treatment (EBT) is using scientific evidence-supported practices for mental health or addiction treatment. There are many models of therapy, counseling, and treatment but for effective results, EBT is a sure way to find the best therapies for patients. EBT

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The Truth About Trauma and Addiction

2020-03-18T17:42:39-07:00May 27th, 2019|

How Do Trauma and Addiction Influence Each Other? There are many theories on “what” addiction is and where it truly stems from. But probably one of the most commonly-studied influences in today’s mental health sphere is the relationship between trauma

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