4 Crucial Tips To Help Your Loved One Through Addiction Rehab

For a drug addict, asking for help is just the first step on their journey towards recovery. It’s more than one person’s burden to get well; they also need the support of friends and loved ones to successfully navigate this important experience. Whether inpatient or outpatient, there are some simple tips that anyone can follow…

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Strange Addiction Treatment May Be the Future

Recently, the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston embarked on an experimental treatment process for people addicted to cocaine and crack. Their approach, in an effort find ways to reduce relapse during the treatment process, was to assess whether changing memories would lead to fewer ‘environmental’ and ‘emotional’ triggers, which cause psychological cravings, even…

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Even Forbes Has Concerns About Addiction

The reach of the negative effects of drug addiction know almost know bounds. All too common are stories about health deterioration up to and including death, the estranged families and friends who become unable to handle the addict’s behaviors, not to mention the psychological trauma that an addict endures even as a side effect of…

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Don’t Wait For A Warm Handoff

There are many times when we put things off until the last minute; leaving for work, paying a bill, telling your friend to look where they’re going before they run into sign post, etc. A lot of that leads to negative effects. Sometimes, though, that delay in action can lead to positive results. Artists and…

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How CBT Methods Are Aiding Patients in Recovering from Heroin Addiction

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a widely used psychological treatment approach first developed by Dr. Aaron T. Beck in the 1960’s. CBT was initially developed in order to treat depression, but clinicians have found it useful in the treatment of various anxiety and substance use disorders as well. Since both individual and group sessions of CBT have…

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