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What is Trauma-Informed Care and How is It Handled?

When it comes to getting help and guidance for mental and health and substance abuse issues, there are options with many treatment facilities and numerous different treatments to choose from. Some of them may be familiar, while others are more uncommon. But what matters is getting the support needed to get better. What kind of…

individual vs group therapy

Individual Vs Group Therapy: Pros and Cons of Each

There are two basic types of therapy, individual therapy, and group therapy. Both can be useful addiction counseling services. When considering individual vs group therapy, it’s important to know that both have advantages. At New Bridge Foundation®, we see the inherent value of both of these services and ensure that individuals will have access to…

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The Difference Between Opiates vs Opioids

With so many harmful and illicit substances available, it can be hard making distinctions between them. One of the hardest to keep separate are opiates vs opioids. Many believe the terms to be interchangeable, when in reality, there are differences between the two. Knowing these differences is key to seeking out substance abuse treatments for…

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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…

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Types of Addiction

Typically, when the general public thinks about addiction, they tend to think of it as one, all-encompassing issue. Many people don’t realize that there are different types of addiction, and that addiction isn’t limited to just harmful substances. When it comes to different types of drug addiction, various addiction treatment programs are necessary to achieve…

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Preparing for Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms

Frequently, when an individual is struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, they need detox to begin treatment. Without detox, they place themselves at risk for relapse either during or immediately after treatment. To best prepare for this first step towards recovery, it is ideal to have an understanding of the withdrawal symptoms that…