Monthly Archives: October 2015

Exercise & Endorphins: The Healthy Fight Against Addiction

benefits of exercise in addiction treatmentAddiction is a cruel, but tricky, mistress. Each time you drink or use, your substance of choice activates the neurological reward system and deceives your brain and body into thinking, “This feels great.” According to the National Institute on Drug […]

Five Ways to Bi-pass “Revolving Door” Rehab

handle relapse without going back to rehabNo one enters a rehab program with the intention of having a relapse, but statistics show that, for 60% of those in recovery, it will probably occur during the first 90 days after re-entering “real life.” A relapse does […]

EMDR for Addiction Treatment

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an advanced psychotherapy technique that therapists use as part of a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program. While EMDR is primarily applied to help patients overcome psychologically traumatic events, it also shows promise as a treatment for some psychosomatic disorders and certain personality disorders.

When an individual experiences psychological trauma, their brain […]

Bipolar Disorder and Addiction: The Importance of Clinical Assessments

bipolar disorder and addictionCurrent medical research has uncovered such strong links between bipolar disorder and substance abuse that clinicians are advised to assess patients with bipolar symptoms for behavioral patterns that display evidence of comorbid drug or alcohol abuse. According to clinical literature, many people […]

Need help fast? Call now!

1-800-210-8229

For Treatment Help Call:
1-866-316-4643