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4 Differences Between CBT vs. DBT

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is essentially a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), as CBT encompasses a broad range of treatments for behavioral problems. However, there are some differences between CBT and DBT that make them equally valuable in addiction therapy programs. The differences in CBT and DBT can be seen in how the terms are…

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The Importance of Mental Health During Detox

Drug detox can cause a wide range of withdrawal symptoms that produce pain and discomfort. Some withdrawal symptoms also cause mental health conditions, such as anxiety, depression, hallucinations, irritability, and severe mood swings. For this reason, it is important to do what you can to work on your mental health throughout detox. A drug and…

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How to Choose Between At-Home vs. Medical Detox

No matter where and how you detox from drug or alcohol addiction, you are likely to experience withdrawal pain and discomfort. Detoxing at home can provide some privacy and comfort in familiar surroundings. However, medical detox at a drug and alcohol detox center is safer and offers services that reduce the effects of withdrawal. There…