5 Benefits of Yoga Therapy

You’ve probably heard of yoga, but you may not know that it’s an effective complement to addiction treatment. Yoga therapy is gaining popularity in addiction recovery because the benefits are numerous and profound. Yoga therapy is a full mind and body approach to wellness and recovery. If you or someone you love is looking for…

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Benefits of Gender-Specific Treatment

For many years, addiction treatment centered around the needs of men without accounting for the differences in women’s requirements for recovery. This resulted in some women receiving inadequate and ineffective treatment. Some women even felt uncomfortable visiting addiction treatment centers for various reasons, including fear of stigma or discomfort around men. By considering what each…

Benefits of Residential Addiction Treatment

Every day, people from all walks of life across the country battle addiction. Many of those suffering from drug and alcohol dependency hide their addiction. It can take months or years for their families to notice. It can take just as long for someone to admit they need addiction help. Unnecessary shame, embarrassment, and feelings…

Effects of Negative Thinking

When asked to point to causes for fatigue, mental exhaustion, and prolonged stress, most likely would not think of negative thinking. Yet, there is increasing evidence that people’s thought patterns and behaviors can substantially affect their physical and mental health. Part of countering the harmful symptoms of mental illness is identifying and countering negative thinking,…

The Dangers of Addiction to Pain Pills

Abuse of prescription medications is prevalent in the United States today. It’s essential to be aware of the symptoms that someone you care about may be abusing pills. Unfortunately, addiction to pain pills and other medications often happens by accident. Blaming someone for their addiction never helps resolve the issue. What matters is convincing someone…

What Is Psychological Dependence?

All psychoactive substances, such as alcohol, marijuana, and opiates, have the potential to cause both physical and psychological addiction. But what is psychological dependence? Psychological dependence requires treatment but does not result in your body developing a physical dependency on your substance of choice. Both physical and psychological dependencies can cause withdrawal symptoms and require…