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Substance abuse group activity

Substance Abuse Group Activity

As part of your treatment for substance use disorder, you’ll engage in substance abuse group therapy activities. Some of these activities teach skill-building, others may focus on learning to be a team player. Regardless, group therapy activities such as these boost your recovery in positive ways.What Are Substance Abuse Group Therapy Activities?Substance abuse group therapy …

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Codependency and Depression

Do you find the moods of others dictate how you feel? Do you try to control others to control your happiness? If so, you may be struggling with codependency. Codependency is common when there is an addict in the family. Often, codependency occurs with types of mental illness, including anxiety and depression. If you’re struggling with codependency, …

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When you’re seeking treatment to improve your mental health, it can be hard to understand all the different types of therapies available to you. Two of the most common types of therapies available today are cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy, known as CBT and DBT. Deciding which of these therapies makes the most …

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Women discussing dual diagnosis symptoms

What Are Dual Diagnosis Symptoms?

A dual diagnosis refers to having a substance use disorder and a mental health condition at the same time. If you have a drug or alcohol addiction and struggle with your mental health, dual diagnosis treatment programs to deal with dual diagnosis symptoms are often the most effective option to recover from both conditions. To experience …

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Helping a loved one with an addiction

How to Help a Loved One With Addiction

Addiction can become a devastating problem for both the sufferer and their loved ones. If you think that you have a loved one with addiction, there are some things that you should do to help. However, you must also avoid keeping the person from pulling away from you.Finding a balance may feel difficult at times. …

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dangers of substance abuse

What Are The Dangers Of Substance Abuse?

The physical dangers of substance abuse are well-known. There are other dangers of substance abuse that can be just as devastating to the person abusing and their family. In many cases, it is non-physical dangers that end up causing an even greater danger in the end. The dangers, in addition to physical ones, are financial, …

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How to Talk to a High Functioning Alcoholic

How to Talk to a High Functioning Alcoholic

Knowing someone who is a high-functioning alcohol can be a challenge. For many illnesses such as substance abuse, the substance abuse becomes a notable problem when an individual can no longer tolerate their day-to-day life. But a high-functioning alcoholic may be performing just as well with the substance as they would without it. Do you …

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Common Family Roles in Addiction

Common Family Roles in Addiction

Addiction is often called a family problem. That’s because alcoholism and drug addiction affect the entire family. At Five Palms, we believe in a mind-body connection, and we offer holistic treatment for mental health and substance abuse in Ormand Beach, FL. Find out how understanding common family roles in addiction can help you regain physical …

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