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Psychotherapy vs. Counseling

Psychotherapy vs. Counseling When it comes to treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, people often use the term psychotherapy vs. counseling interchangeably. Although both disciplines have some similarities, they also differ in their approach. Knowing the difference can help clients decide which type of treatment is best for their condition. Let’s take a closer look…

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Outpatient Care Services

Outpatient Care Services Drug addiction is a rising problem in the United States. Thousands of people have been affected annually because of the drug epidemic. However, through treatment, people can begin the journey to healing and a happy future. Whether it’s medical detox or outpatient care services, the variety of treatment plans available make it…

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Codependency Traits

When you have a loved one or friend battling an addiction, you can develop codependency traits. Codependency can make it difficult to balance your needs with your friend or loved one’s needs, especially when it comes to setting healthy boundaries. If you find yourself prioritizing others before yourself, or allowing a partner to keep the…

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Drug Addiction Rehabilitation

Drug Addiction Rehabilitation Faced with a drug epidemic in our country, many people are caught up in the whirlwind of challenges, hurtful behavior, and confusion. It may seem like life is turned upside down when drug addiction is at the root of your life. However, through drug addiction rehabilitation, you can make a new start…

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Substance Abuse Assessment

Substance Abuse Assessment As addiction progresses, it becomes obvious that a user has a problem. However, it may not always be obvious to the user or the people around them. For this reason, a substance abuse assessment is a valuable tool that identifies the nature and severity of the addiction. A substance abuse assessment allows…