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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7 Healthy Ways to Cope with PTSD Symptoms

PTSD is a condition that can improve with PTSD treatment. However, coping strategies can help navigate rocky moments when symptoms arise unexpectedly. Below are seven coping strategies to carry you…

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What Causes PTSD Triggers and Flashbacks?

After witnessing a traumatic experience, some people have difficulty going back to life as usual. They might feel anxious and have trouble confiding in someone about how they feel. This…

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10 Misconceptions about PTSD: The Truth About Trauma

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that causes troubling symptoms like nightmares, anxiety, and agitation. Since everyone processes trauma differently, the symptoms of PTSD impact each person…

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17 Signs and Symptoms of PTSD

Approximately seven to eight percent of the population will struggle with PTSD at some point in their lives1, so this is not a rare condition. However, not everyone…

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Everything You Need To Know About Neurotherapy

Discover how Neurotherapy offers a groundbreaking, non-invasive approach to combat addiction by harnessing brainwave patterns for mental health and recovery.

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Help For Our Heroes: Trauma Therapy for Those Who Served

Explore Help for Our Heroes, offering specialized trauma therapy approach for veterans and first responders facing substance abuse and mental health issues. Learn about our tailored recovery plans.

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Evolv Wellness: Traditional Therapy with an Adventurous Twist

Looking for a new approach to fighting addiction? This Mental Awareness Month, challenge yourself to overcome self-doubt, limiting beliefs, and negative behaviors by participating in adventure therapy.

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The AA Promises

By: Lisa B., Transformations Alumni Coordinator   The AA Promises  1.     If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are halfway through.  2.     We…

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Jot That Down

By: Mike Murphy, Manager of Alumni Services Ever since I was a child, I always had a knack for writing. Lord knows, not only did I do better at it than…

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