Couple participates in addiction family therapy

The Challenges of Family Therapy

Family therapy improves treatment outcomes, but it’s not without its challenges. Similar to individual therapy, the path is not always an easy one, but it is undoubtedly worthwhile. What Is Family Therapy? Family therapy can occur in either an inpatient or outpatient setting. It usually includes meeting with the client and the family members separately and…

man deals with untreated anxiety that lead to addiction

How Untreated Anxiety Manifests as Addiction

Anxiety causes physical and emotional symptoms. Everyone experiences anxious feelings at times. These are usually tied to a specific event or concern and can resolve reasonably quickly. For those with an anxiety disorder, it isn’t a fleeting feeling. It’s a chronic condition that has an impact on all areas of their life. It’s also closely…

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3 Benefits of Joining a Rehab Alumni Program

Completing a detox program is a huge accomplishment and an essential step in recovery. However, the battle with addiction doesn’t end once you’ve finished this process. You’ll still encounter struggles and temptations. A rehab alumni program is a great way to continue to work on your recovery and develop close relationships with peers. Benefits of Joining an…

woman learns about individual v group therapy

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…