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3 Benefits of LGBTQ+ Rehab Centers for Addiction Treatment

The prevalence of substance use disorders in the LGBTQ+ community is significantly higher than that of the general population. A significant reason for this is that historically, people who identify as LGBTQ+ have experienced more stigma, discrimination, and other familial and societal challenges than those who identify as heterosexual. These factors have also made it…

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How Necessary Is Residential Rehab for Recovery?

Drug and alcohol use disorders wreak havoc on the lives of millions of Americans. Many never receive the treatment they need and deserve. For those who do seek help, navigating and understanding treatment options can be a daunting task. Outpatient and short-term residential rehab programs are excellent options for individuals who have never tried addiction…

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The Importance of Alcohol Rehab for Veterans

Veterans often face a host of challenges when adjusting to civilian life. Many veterans struggle due to a lack of mental health support, physical disabilities, or as a result of the trauma they may have experienced during service. These struggles can put veterans at significant risk of developing a substance use disorder. When combined with…

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Talking to a Spouse About Entering an Alcohol Rehab Center

Living with alcohol abuse as part of your family and marriage can be hugely distressing and disruptive. It can lead to emotional chaos, worsen marital issues, and weaken your bond with your spouse. However, there is hope for recovery through an alcohol rehab program. If your spouse is dealing with alcohol addiction, it is imperative…

Post-Traumatic Growth

As many of you may already know, post-traumatic growth (PTG) is a theory that explores the growth and transformation that can happen following trauma. Developed in the mid 1990’s by Richard Tedeschi, PhD, and Lawrence Calhoun, PhD, the theory purports that people who endure psychological struggle following adversity and trauma can often see positive growth afterward. According…

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Will Short-Term Drug Rehabilitation Help Me in Recovery?

Choosing the right drug and alcohol addiction treatment program can feel overwhelming. Whether you are seeking treatment for yourself or a loved one, there will be a wide range of choices before you. Addiction is often intertwined with personal struggles and responsibilities, and each individual will have unique needs that must be collectively addressed. As…

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How LGBTQ+ Addiction Treatment Can Support the Community

Substance use disorders affect thousands of Americans each year, but certain communities face unique and disproportionate challenges. The LGBTQ+ community specifically faces increased risk factors and barriers to treatment, making them especially vulnerable to developing a substance use disorder. LGBTQ+ individuals need treatment that is sensitive to these factors and is focused on meeting their…