M.O.R.E

In our quest to continually refine and improve our treatment programs, several of our clinicians were recently trained in Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE). In case you haven’t heard about MORE, it is an evidence-based therapy which is supported by more than 12 clinical trials, in addition to also receiving 60 million dollars in Federal Research…

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How Alcohol Can Impact Depression

Millions of American struggle with alcohol use disorder. However, few understand the complicated relationship between alcohol abuse and the mental health conditions that so often underpin and fuel addiction. Primary among these is depression, and whether diagnosed or not, many individuals struggling with alcohol addiction unknowingly attempt to self-medicate their depression with alcohol. If you…

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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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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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The Importance of Monitoring the Mental Health of Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel

Addressing the mental health of veterans and active-duty military personnel has never been more important. The stresses of military service frequently put unique pressures on members of the military especially for those who may have been exposed to combat. These pressures and experiences may lead to struggles with mental health issues, including PTSD. Consequently, active-duty…