Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Recovery, Recovery

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Addiction is complex and multi-factored. So is its treatment. One method often incorporated into the treatment plan for substance use disorder is experiential therapy. Here’s a closer look at this therapeutic technique and how it can fit into treatment and recovery. About Experiential Therapy Experiential therapy uses a variety of expressive tools that allow patients…

Written By Harris House

Category: Abuse, Blog, Recovery, Recovery

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The return of a loved one after time in a residential treatment program is a joyous occasion. But it’s not without its share of uncertainty, too—including how the readjustment process will go for both of you. Knowing what to expect can be helpful when it comes to navigating this happy but often also challenging time….

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery

Approximately 10 percent of Americans have had a substance use disorder (SUD) at some point in their lives, according to a study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). That means that one out of every 10 people you know has suffered with—or is currently suffering with—this struggle. Unfortunately, 75 percent…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Recovery, Recovery

OCD

In recent years, knowledge about the relationship between substance use and mental disorders has continued to grow. According to the epidemiologic Catchment Area (ECA) study, the prevalence of a psychiatric disorder is 44 percent among people with alcohol disorders, and skyrockets to 64.4 percent among people with other drug-use disorders. Furthermore, research shows that the…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery, Recovery

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Addiction is a terrible condition that can take over your life. The decision to take control and work toward sobriety is a monumental one, as is the journey that follows. When we talk about substance use treatment, we usually talk about finding the right rehab program, medication assisted treatment options, and a strong support system….

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Family, Recovery, Recovery

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Addicts undergo a great deal of pain during the recovery process. Guilt, shame, anger, disappointment, and regret are just a few of the many emotions that enter into the equation. What’s critical to overcoming these and other feelings that can impede your journey to recovery? Forgiveness. Here’s a closer look at the role of forgiveness…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery

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While the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened awareness of the value of telehealth services, this technology — and its usefulness — is not new. In fact, many professional medical societies endorse telehealth and its potential to improve patient outcomes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Wondering about the role of telehealth in…

Written By Grant

Category: Addiction, Recovery, Sobriety

By Sarah Surrey, LCSW   “Inertia: a property of matter by which it remains at rest or in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.”   In physics, an object is known to remain in rest when at rest, or remain in motion in the exact same direction…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery

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Substance abuse treatment is multifaceted with components including behavioral counseling, group meetings, evaluation, and treatment for co-occurring mental health issues and relapse prevention. Also, part of the treatment plan for most people: medication. If you (or a loved one) are considering entering a rehabilitation program, you may be wondering what specific medications are used as…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery, Recovery

Fresh fruits and vegetables.

Substance abuse is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon. Just as many factors go into creating addiction, many factors also impact treatment and recovery. While medications, behavioral therapy and counseling, and support groups often come first to mind when we think of substance abuse treatment plans, another element also comes into play when it comes to…

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