What Types of Therapy are Used to Treat Addiction?

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In addition to medication, psychotherapy is one of the most important therapeutic tools used by professionals to treat addiction. However, not all psychotherapeutic methods are the same; therapists use a variety of techniques in order to help an individual change for the better. Specifically, many of these methods…

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Treatment for Alcoholism

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Information from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) indicates that less than 9% of Americans with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) get professional treatment for their disorder. That’s estimated to only be about 1.5 million of the approximately 17 million Americans who are thought to…

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Is SMART Recovery a Smart Alternative to AA?

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While Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is currently the most popular alcohol addiction recovery organization in America, holding tens of thousands of meetings every day, not everyone is satisfied with the way the organization works. Some individuals feel that AA has too much of a religious undertone and don’t like…

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Fentanyl the ‘Third Wave’ of US Opioid Crisis

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In the last few years, fentanyl and other synthetic opioids have ravaged communities throughout the United States, and the U.S. government is trying to look for new solutions to the ever-growing crisis. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), synthetic opioid deaths have increased 72% from…

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What are the Effects of Fentanyl Addiction?

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Fentanyl Overdose Risks Increase When Mixed With Other Opiates The synthetic opioid painkiller Fentanyl, also known on the street as “fent” or “china white,” is becoming increasingly popular, and has proven to have devastating effects. While the drug is incredibly dangerous on it’s own –…

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What is Alternative Healing Therapy in Addiction Recovery?

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Since addiction began to be treated as illness more than 150 years ago, the scientific, medical, and therapeutic communities have constantly reinvented their views about the best ways to help patients recover from addiction. In recent years, that reinvention has focused on integrating traditional methods and therapies with…

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