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Substance Abuse Therapy Activities for Groups

There are several substance abuse therapy activities that can benefit the recovery process. Those in treatment for addiction can participate in fun games and other activities with their peers that center around addiction recovery. These games can improve self-awareness, build confidence, and help participants gain new interests and hobbies. Substance abuse treatment involves several types…

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Triggered to Use Drugs? Here Are 10 Things to Do Instead

Drug addiction affects nearly 21 million men and women in the U.S. today, and those numbers continue to rise each year. Many people still see drugs as a social problem and don’t understand how easily drug addiction can form, especially for people with other mental health concerns like depression or PTSD. Drug addiction treatment is…

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What Is a Day IOP?

Addiction affects each person in different ways. There are social and environmental factors to consider, as well as gender, family history, and genetics. The most effective treatment programs take these factors into account and provide flexibility. What is a day IOP? Day intensive outpatient treatment offers help for men and women who want help with…

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Safe Women’s Rehab Available in Massachusetts

A women’s rehab center gives women a safe space to recover from their addiction with needed support and guidance. In cases where women in recovery have been through traumatic experiences in the past, traditional co-ed therapy can hinder or worsen their mental health. Women’s rehab in Massachusetts offers a supportive, women’s-only environment so participants can…

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Qualities of a Successful Alcohol Rehab in Massachusetts

Alcohol addiction is at an all-time high in the U.S. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a significant increase in alcohol consumption in 2020, and consumption rates are still high today. An alcohol rehab center can help young men and women struggling with alcohol addiction through behavioral therapies and medication-assisted treatment. What makes a quality alcohol rehab…

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3 Signs You Need Drug Rehab

Both prescription and illicit drugs can cause dependency and addiction. The signs of drug addiction could be physical, causing a range of withdrawal symptoms when you can’t access the drug. They could also be psychological, causing you to have a strong desire to experience the drug’s effects. What appears to be innocent exploration can swiftly…

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What to Expect in a Boston Alcohol Rehab

You can begin your alcohol addiction recovery through counseling and therapy. In a Boston alcohol rehab center, you’ll begin to understand what triggers your addiction and how to develop healthy coping strategies. Factors like stress, isolation, family, and even pressure at work can tempt you to abuse alcohol. Luckily, you’ll find counseling and evidence-based therapies…

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Setting Realistic Addiction Recovery Goals in 2022

Are you ready to create realistic addiction recovery goals? Thinking about New Year’s recovery goals may be important for men and women in alcohol and drug addiction recovery. It can be helpful to focus on what your life will be like when you are creating a sober living lifestyle. At Clearhaven Recovery, we offer the…

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Ways to Have a Productive Group Therapy Session

Group therapy can be an incredibly effective tool to help individuals successfully combat their substance abuse disorders. The sense of community that can form within a cohort allows many members to feel more engaged in the healing process, allowing them to learn from others’ experiences within a safe, secure space. At Clearhaven Recovery, our program…