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Gratitude Activities for Addiction: A Meditation on Abundance and Gratitude

Gratitude Activities for Addiction: A Meditation on Abundance and Gratitude

November 9th, 2018

In time for Thanksgiving, check out these tips from Dr. Louise Stanger on how to manifest abundance. A look at personal experience with practices guidelines on how to FEEL gratitude…and to live with joy.

Horse Riding as Therapy in Addiction Treatment

Horse Riding as Therapy in Addiction Treatment

October 29th, 2018

Equine therapy shifts your focus from internal to external needs. During sessions, you will bond with a horse, help care for their needs, feed them, brush them, saddle them, clean their stall, ride them and otherwise become connected to the animal on a deeper level. More on how it can help here.

Change is Strange: Coping with Change in Addiction Recovery

Change is Strange: Coping with Change in Addiction Recovery

October 10th, 2018

It takes from 60-90 days to change just one behavior. So, how can we process big changes in our recovery program? Tips from Dr. Louise Stanger here.

How to Find an Interventionist Near You

How to Find an Interventionist Near You

October 9th, 2018

Looking for an interventionist who lives or works in your area? We explore ways to identify just the right person…and how out-of-state interventionists can also be of services.

Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

October 4th, 2018

We are in a “Golden Age” of addiction research. In recent history, our scientific understanding of how and why addiction occurs is growing in leaps and bounds. Lisa M. Najavits is adding to this knowledge base. In fact, she has developed a counseling prototype to help people facing traumatic events and substance abuse. We interview her in this exclusive Q&A. More here.

Can I Plan an Intervention on My Own or Do I Need Help?

Can I Plan an Intervention on My Own or Do I Need Help?

September 27th, 2018

It’s really best to plan an intervention with the help of a professional. Learn about some of the main considerations that go into planning here.

The 3 Secrets of Successful Addiction Rehabilitation

The 3 Secrets of Successful Addiction Rehabilitation

August 23rd, 2018

What does it take to make it through an addiction recovery? Which characteristics make up successful addiction rehabilitation? Find out here.

What is Holistic Addiction Medicine? An INTERVIEW with Gateway Foundation

What is Holistic Addiction Medicine? An INTERVIEW with Gateway Foundation

August 17th, 2018

The main goal of any addiction treatment facility is to help people achieve balance in mind and body. In the last two decades, a new form of treatment has been rapidly expanding. Known as “holistic treatment”, this possible key to recovery success focuses on the mind, body, and spirit. What’s it really all about? We’ve asked a clinician who’s practicing holistic therapy to explain more in this exclusive digital interview.

How to Break the Cycle of Substance Abuse and Depression in Teens

How to Break the Cycle of Substance Abuse and Depression in Teens

August 9th, 2018

A look at the connection between mood disorders and addiction. Often, one feeds the other. But which came first? Plus, a simple 5-step process for making sure you get the treatment that you need.

1 Innovative Discharge Planning for Addiction Treatment Aftercare

Innovative Discharge Planning for Addiction Treatment Aftercare

May 28th, 2018

In reality, life after treatment is when a person’s addiction recovery genuinely begins. Innovative ideas on how to plan for treatment discharge here.

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