Treatments

December 7, 2021

What is Motivational Interviewing?

Motivational interviewing is the concept of regularly rewarding desirable behavior to reinforce and encourage it. It is one of the oldest motivational techniques and is now […]
December 2, 2021

Is Biofeedback Therapy for You?

If you’ve been going through options for mental health treatment and rehab, you might find some clinicians and programs advertising biofeedback therapy as one of the […]
November 23, 2021

Is Abstinence The Only Way?

In addiction treatment circles, abstinence is used to describe the ongoing act of avoiding or not partaking in specific behaviors or substances. Thus, if someone has not consumed […]
November 18, 2021

Why Is It So Hard to Quit Nicotine?

Though it might seem odd to discuss tobacco in the same vein as cocaine or heroin, tobacco is, a dangerous and addictive substance. Of course, when […]
November 4, 2021

Does Person-Centered Therapy Work for SUD Recovery?

While cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is the most widely used psychotherapy approach in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, there are alternatives a therapist may prefer to use […]
October 21, 2021

What Does Evidence-based Treatment Mean?

Evidence-based treatment (EBT) has long been the dominant approach in most areas of healthcare. However, it did not gain as much traction in drug and alcohol […]
September 14, 2021

4 Reasons Why You Should Continue Counseling and Therapy After Rehab

While completing rehab is a major life milestone, your recovery journey has only just begun. For many people recovering from substance use disorder (SUD), maintaining sobriety […]
September 6, 2021

How to Get Naloxone in Texas

Naloxone, or Narcan, is an opioid antagonist medication that can quickly reverse an opioid overdose. It attaches to opioid receptors in the brain, blocking the effects […]
September 2, 2021
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National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Here in the United States, September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month. The height of this commemoration is National Suicide Prevention Week, which, in 2021 […]