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What is Addiction?

What is Addiction?

What is Addiction? According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, addiction is a primary, chronic, neurobiological disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. Addiction is also characterized...

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12 Step & Social Support

12 Step & Social Support

12 Step & Social Support How 12 Step Groups Work You can decide if have an addiction. You can go to a 12 step meeting and hear other people's stories and decide if there are any similarities between their stories and yours. You can overcome some of your denial about...

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Group Psychotherapy

Group Psychotherapy

GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY Group Therapy The purpose of group psychotherapy is to assist each individual in emotional growth and personal problem-solving.  Group therapy encompasses many different kinds of groups with varying theoretical orientations that exist for varying...

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Family Group

Family Group

Family Group For family and friends of drug or alcohol addicted individuals, addressing the addiction is one of the most difficult aspects of helping the addicted person seek treatment. Often, over time, daily family involvement has only managed to enable the addict....

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Art Therapy

Art Therapy

Art Therapy In Addiction Treatment Art therapy in addiction treatment is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art to improve our patients physical, mental, and emotional well-being.  The creative process involved in expressing one’s...

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Co-Occurring Disorders

Co-Occurring Disorders

Co-Occuring Disorders (Dual Diagnosis) What’s Different About Dual Diagnosis Treatment? Dual Diagnosis recovery blends the most successful aspects of mental health care and substance abuse treatment. Instead of drawing a hard line between psychiatric health and...

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Individual Therapy

Individual Therapy

INDIVIDUAL THERAPY & COUNSELING What is Individual Therapy? Individual therapy (sometimes called “psychotherapy” or “counseling”) is a process through which patients work one-on-one with a trained therapist—in a safe, caring, and confidential environment—to explore...

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Psychoeducation

Psychoeducation

Psychoeducation group is designed to educate our patients about substance abuse, and related behaviors and consequences. This group presents structured, group‐specific content, often taught using lectures and video tape. Our group leaders will facilitate discussions...

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Relapse Prevention

Relapse Prevention

What factors must be addressed to prevent relapse?  “In my 35 years of experience, education, and work in the profession of addiction treatment, I have learned that a recovering person needs help in their biological and physical, social and psychological, and...

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Evidence Based Practices

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a treatment modality and major aspect of our programs used for addiction treatment and recovery. Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): It is very common for individuals struggling with...

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