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How to Support Your Loved One After Rehab

There are many phases in recovery, but returning from a substance abuse treatment program will likely be one of the most difficult steps for people in recovery. They’re still unsure of themselves and about what the future will hold. Returning to familiar environments may also be triggering as it reminds them of their addiction. It’s likely that Read More

What Are the Techniques of Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

It often seems like each approach to therapy is pretty much the same. Sitting down with a counselor is relatively similar, right? In fact, there are a number of different methods used in therapy which address different mental illnesses and yield different results. We’re going to discuss the dialectical therapy in this article. The dialectical Read More

10 Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder

The National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that around 1.6 percent of Americans have a borderline personality disorder (BPD). At the same time, other estimates put the number much higher at nearly 6 percent. Women comprise roughly three-quarters of cases of BPD. However, many experts suspect that men are frequently misdiagnosed as having depression when they actually Read More

7 Emotional Addictions that Often Precede Chemical Addictions

One in seven people in the United States will suffer from some type of drug addiction in their lives. There are many circumstances that can lead to addiction, but none are more powerful than human emotions. If you are stuck in a pattern of emotional addiction, this can often lead to chemical addiction. There is an Read More

Promoting Nutrition for Recovering Addicts

When recovering from addiction it’s important to pay attention to all aspects of your health including your mental, emotional, and even physical well-being. Many people overlook the importance of maintaining a healthy diet as a key aspect of recovery. And although the other aspects of recovery like counseling or following the 12 steps often get Read More