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Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention Techniques

Effective treatment at a successful rehab facility tends to stem from a schedule of various therapies, programs, and services. Clients participate in a full schedule, which keeps them focused on their recovery. However, once they leave the facility, maintaining the same level of focus can be difficult. In order to keep achieving the progress made…

Yoga for Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery

More and more people are discovering the benefits of yoga for those individuals who are seeking recovery from addiction. Roy King, PhD, MD from Stanford University has studied the biological impact of yoga on drug abuse. What he found is that by inhibiting the dopamine impulse, which addicts get from using, yoga helps to inhibit…

Denial and Drug and Alcohol Abuse

In times of great stress, we shut down our awareness emotionally, sometimes intellectually and occasionally physically. Denial is a built-in mechanism operated to screen out devastating information and to prevent us from becoming overloaded. Denial is a conscious or unconscious defense that all of us use to avoid, reduce, or prevent anxiety when we are…