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Category: Addiction

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06 August

Radical acceptance is increasingly being integrated into substance use recovery plans, but what is radical acceptance, and how does it help address addiction disorders? Here is what you need to know. If you are struggling with addiction and co-existing disorders, a radical acceptance approach could help you cultivate a healthier mindset as you pursue sobriety. […]

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05 August

Can symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) be alleviated after only a single therapeutic intervention? Accelerated resolution therapy could offer significant relief to people who struggle with addiction and co-occurring complex traumas. But how does this treatment work, and how quickly can positive changes appear? Here’s what you need to know. Accelerated resolution therapy is […]

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05 August

It can be hard to know what to say to a recovering drug addict; you want to be sensitive to their condition, and you probably aren’t sure how to support them. Here are the best things you can say to a recovering drug user. You’re not always going to say the right thing. But you […]

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04 August

Relapse warning signs aren’t always obvious – particularly for people who aren’t familiar with its symptoms. If you have concerns about a loved one’s possible relapse into substance misuse, here are 10 warning signs of addiction recurrence. Recovery from a substance use disorder is a life-long process. As such, occasional relapse is not uncommon; an […]

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03 August

Co-occurring mental health issues often compound substance use disorders. Cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques offer proven strategies for managing the impulse to engage in substance misuse or other harmful behaviors. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a highly effective treatment modality for people struggling with substance use disorder and other addictive behaviors. Cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques are designed to address negative or […]

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