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What Is Group Therapy Like?

What Is Group Therapy Like? Mental health issues like depression and substance abuse have become common in society. These issues can affect your quality of life and how you relate to others. For this reason, you need to seek help through psychotherapy. Psychotherapy comes with various options, including group therapy. Group therapy can help you…

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What To Expect In Rehab

What To Expect in Rehab After a person struggling with substance abuse realizes that they need to seek professional treatment, their minds often race with endless questions and concerns. Entering a rehab center can be intimidating, especially for those who have never received treatment in a clinical setting before. A lot of the concern surrounding…

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What if I don’t like rehab?

You Hate Rehab? Here’s what to Do To Achieve Your Addiction Recovery Goal Alcohol and substance abuse and addiction are common problems worldwide. According to statistics, 50% of the world’s population aged 12 years and above have indulged in illicit drug use at least once in their lifetime.1 Similarly, up to 3.8% struggle with addiction, while…

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How do I know if I’m ready for rehab?

How Do I Know If I’m Ready For Rehab? Making a move to get treated for mental illness or drug abuse is a major step. How do you know if you’re ready to go to rehab? If you’re thinking about this question, you may be pondering treatment for addiction therapy or for issues like anxiety…

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Prescription and Street Drugs That Cause Shortness of Breath

Shortness of breath is one of the main symptoms of respiratory issues. Difficulty breathing is also a side effect of some medications and illegal drugs. Some drugs can cause symptoms that look like heart and lung disease, while others flat-out cause heart and lung disorders. Keep reading to learn more about why certain substances impact…

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Bill W. (2012) Documentary

Bill W. (2012) documentary Many of us have read the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous and are very familiar with the story of Bill W., but there is so much more to the AA movement than originally published in those 575 pages. There is also something special about being able to see the actual footage and listen to the…

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The Insanity of a Family Disease

During my twenty-five year career in substance abuse treatment, I’ve frequently heard family members (and clients) insist that “Alcohol isn’t his/her/my problem – drugs are!” and “Alcoholism isn’t his/her/my problem – addiction is!” as if the same principles of recovery from chemical dependency don’t apply to any dysfunctional situation where alcohol either isn’t present or isn’t present enough to be identified as the primary drug-of-choice.

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Habit vs. Addiction

By: Lisa Chirichella, TTC Alumni Coordinator When an individual takes up a new hobby or activity that becomes a habit, it can be difficult to know when the line has been crossed into it becoming an addiction. It is important to understand that addiction does not only refer to drugs and alcohol. You can be…

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Coronavirus and Treatment

Right now is a scary time for most of us. Coronavirus is spreading and the uncertainty is frightening. If you are struggling with addiction and/or mental health issues yet have fears about entering rehab during this time, we are here to help you. Here is more about coronavirus and addiction – what you need to know and how you can get the help you need.

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