Category Archives: Therapy Approaches

Art Therapy: The Benefits of Being Creative in Rehab

The American Art Therapy Association defines art therapy as “the therapeutic use of art making, within a professional relationship, by people who experience illness, trauma, or challenges in living, and by people who seek personal development.”
Art therapy in rehabilitation centers is […]

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Antidepressant Medication: Types, Function, Addiction, and Side Effects

In most cases, when adults suffer from serious, persistent depression, they are given antidepressants as a first form of treatment. Antidepressants are a type of medication designed to treat clinical depression and prevent it recurring. They’re also used to assist with various […]

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Holistic Rehab – A Different Approach to Addiction Recovery

The effectiveness of addiction treatment has been widely debated. Recovery is a sensitive topic that covers all aspects of the individual’s life. According to SAMHSA, “A person’s recovery is built on his or her strengths, talents, coping abilities, resources, and inherent values. […]

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6 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Trying to Help a Loved One Overcome Drug Addiction – Part 2

According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, Illicit drug use in the United States has been increasing. In 2013, an estimated 24.6 million Americans aged 12 or older – 9.4 percent of the population – have used an illicit […]

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6 Things You Should Do to Help a Loved One Overcome Drug Addiction – Part 1

One of the most difficult things in life is watching a loved one dealing with drug addiction. Who you see every day is not the person you love. You see an addict that is either in denial or lying about […]

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