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Types of Individual Therapy

Types Of Individual Therapy Taking the step to get off drugs or alcohol is a monumental one. During the process of drug rehab, you will go through many stages and steps along the way. There are several treatment options that help people who struggle with drug addiction, such as individual therapy, group therapy, and experiential…

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What Is Individual Therapy?

What is Individual Therapy? What is individual therapy? Individual therapy offers comprehensive one-on-one care for drug or alcohol addiction. Through individual therapy, a treatment specialist combines both evidence-based and holistic treatment that helps you identify the underlying causes of your addiction. During your sessions, your therapist works with you through every stage of your recovery.…

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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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Effects of Heroin Use

What Is Heroin? Heroin comes from morphine, a highly addictive substance that developers extract from the poppy plant. It is in a class of drugs known as opioids. As such, it is similar to drugs such as hydromorphone and oxycodone. Heroin has made a significant comeback over the last decade, contributing to the opioid epidemic…

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Individual Addiction Care

Of all the forms of treatment available for substance abuse, individual addiction care provides the most direct type of therapy. During your sessions, you interact one-on-one with your therapist, as they guide you through every stage of recovery. Individual treatment offers a personalized approach designed to meet your needs and address your condition. Individual addiction…

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Defining Rehab Counseling

Defining rehab counseling as a form of therapy designed to guide someone as they transition from addiction to recovery.   Rehab counselors work with clients who have an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Once a person gets out of detox, the counselor guides them through every stage of rehab until they reach full recovery. Clients…

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Inpatient vs Outpatient: What’s the Difference?

There are several ways to get help for addiction issues. When you need treatment, one of the things you’ll have to consider is inpatient vs. outpatient treatment. Which one is right for you will depend on several factors. The kind of addiction you’re battling, whether you’ve attended rehab before, and the seriousness of your current…

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Heroin Side Effects

Heroin is a chemical variation of pain killer medications. It shares several similarities with other opioid drugs, including morphine. However, where some pain killer medications are derived naturally from the poppy seed (which produces opium), heroin is chemically produced. Due to the added chemicals, it can have more extreme side effects than plant-based drugs. If…