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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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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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3 Benefits of Alcohol Rehab Programs in the Northern California Area

Alcohol addiction affects thousands of people in the Northern California area each year, with many turning to alcohol to cope with life’s stressors or as a result of mental health struggles. Whatever the reasons a person drinks, alcohol addiction can have severe and long-lasting effects on their daily lives and relationships. If alcohol use has…

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Group Addiction Counseling in Northern California

Addiction can be isolating and lonely. While group counseling can initially be intimidating, it often proves to be a valuable treatment option. Group counseling is the treatment modality of choice for individuals with substance abuse problems and is among the counseling services offered at New Bridge Foundation®. In group counseling, individuals can share and grow…

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Residential Drug Addiction Treatment in California

Residential addiction treatment is one of the most sought-after levels of care offered at addiction treatment programs. At New Bridge Foundation®, located in Berkeley CA, we are committed to helping clients towards recovery with a diverse array of treatment programs, including residential addiction treatment. We offer short-term and long-term residential treatment options, as well as…

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3 Benefits of Outpatient Drug Counseling During COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented all kinds of new challenges for those struggling with addiction and recovery. The lockdowns, changes to daily routines, and mounting stress have contributed to spiking levels of drug and alcohol use and exacerbated the struggle of those with existing substance use disorders and mental illnesses. For those fighting addiction, accessing…