Are you or a loved one in addiction recovery? We have just experienced a coloring book that can help you relax! Read our product review and a history of coloring therapy here.
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What is the main benefit of using Art Therapy as a tool in addiction treatment and recovery? Reiki Master and spiritual healer Havi Mandell, Ph.D., LCSW speaks about the effectiveness of implementing art in recovery. Learn more here.
Art therapies can help raise self-esteem. They also provide an opportunity to create new experiences. But, what is art therapy, really? How is it used in the treatment of addiction? Find more in the text that follows.
How can art therapy be best integrated into a rehab setting? What are some ways that people in early recovery can express or explore issues through art? A Q&A here with a rehab in Florida who is using art therapy…to discover and recover!
Like other forms of art, poetry is therapeutic. Ideas on the benefits of finding your voice in addiction recovery here.
Being creative doesn’t need to involve drugs or alcohol. 7 ways to be creative without drugs or alcohol here.
Is it possible to be creative without drugs? Absolutely! Here, Ted Brown tells his story, a musician in recovery who has learned that meditation, prayer, and perserverance lead to finding your true voice.
Songs about addiction and recovery from FireDean Schilling, and the story behind his music. An excellent resource for connecting and relating from one addict to another through music.
This book claims to be created for scientists in order to put a “human face” on addiction. It works. Learn why you should buy “Addiction and Art”…and how it is more than just a coffee table book.