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Individual vs. Group Therapy Programs

The complexity of how addiction affects people makes addressing the issues that drove the illness’s progression a challenge. Therapy sessions allow you to work through those problems in a setting where you dive deeper into what led you down the path of addiction. You also get the opportunity to grapple with the consequences of your…

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How Detox Affects Men and Women Differently

Midwest Detox Center believes in the idea of providing individualized treatment to clients. We believe that there are multiple ways for individuals to achieve recovery. There’s also no question that men and women often have different experiences when it comes to addiction. That’s why we feel it is important to tailor our detox programs to…

man learns about dialectal behavioral therapy

How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Helps Addiction

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a form of psychotherapy originally intend to help people dealing with a borderline personality disorder. Further research showed that DBT therapy also proved beneficial to individuals dealing with other conditions like depression, PTSD, and substance abuse. The skills clients learn about in DBT assists them in navigating difficult real-life situations.…

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3 Reasons Heroin Detox Is Necessary for Recovery

Giving up drugs and alcohol can be a challenge for people dealing with heroin addiction. Their bodies have developed a dependency that makes it hard for them to imagine functioning without them. If you are battling a heroin habit, your brain has likely undergone chemical changes that make it crave higher amounts of heroin. That…