Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Rehab

The clinical benefits of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been studied in a variety of physical and mental health conditions. The use of animals in a therapeutic setting can be traced back historically and the first scientific journal article…

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I Got a DUI in California. Do I Need Rehab?

Drunk driving fatalities in the US have decreased by nearly 50% since the 1980s, however alcohol and substance impaired driving remains a serious problem. In 2018, according to the US Department of Transportation, 29% of total motor vehicle…

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Deadliest Drugs in the U.S.

According to the Centers of Disease Control (CDC), nearly 841,000 people have died since 1999 from a drug overdose. In the US, over 70,000 deaths were attributed to overdose in 2019 alone. Opioids, mainly synthetic opioids (in particular…

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What is Experiential Therapy?

Experiential therapy is a therapeutic technique developed in the 1970s that uses different expressive tools and activities to help a patient reenact or re-experience certain emotional situations from their past. Experiential therapy is a category of hands-on, interactive…

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Finding Rehab During COVID-19

Finding rehab on a regular day can be overwhelming, especially if you do not know what to look for. Finding rehab during COVID-19 can be even more overwhelming, which is why it is helpful to have an idea…

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Staying Sober While Traveling

For those in early recovery, there are many recovery milestones or “firsts” to experience. The first time you travel, for business or pleasure, is one that can be exciting yet equally anxiety provoking. It can also present additional…

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LGBTQIA+ and Addiction

According to the results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), people from the LGBTQIA+ community are more likely than their heterosexual counterparts to use illicit drugs and more likely to suffer from a substance…

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