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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…

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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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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…

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3 Benefits of Outpatient Treatment in Northern California

Addiction recovery can—and should—look very different for each person. Though accessing professional treatment is of the utmost importance, an intensive inpatient program may not always be the best choice. Some individuals have commitments that can’t be put on hold, and others may struggle with being away from their family and friends. When inpatient treatment isn’t…

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