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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Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome Signs and Symptoms

When someone is in early recovery from alcohol or other substance use, they may experience these lingering effects of drug and alcohol withdrawal. Withdrawal can occur in two phases: acute withdrawal (commonly known as detox) and Post-Acute Withdrawal…

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Benefits of Al-Anon Meetings

There are several benefits of Al-Anon that can help families struggling with the disease of addiction. Alcoholism is a family disease and often impacts members of the family in different ways. One of the primary misconceptions about addiction…

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Are you Sober If You’re on Medication-Assisted Treatment?

Opioids (such as heroin, fentanyl, and oxycodone) are narcotic substances that produce depressant effects and alleviate physical pain. No matter if opioids are obtained illegally or via prescription, the potential for abuse is substantial. That is because opioids…

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Levels of Addiction Treatment

A person who needs treatment for a substance use disorder should always be admitted into a level of addiction treatment that is reflective of the severity of their condition. But, sometimes factors such as living environment, finances, and…

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