two men sitting outside on a bench in need of grief counseling

The Importance of Grief Counseling for Men

When it comes to grief, men and women grieve differently. Studies have shown that men, generally speaking, tend to grieve in isolation and silence. In young adult males, this tendency may even be more exaggerated due to feelings of awkwardness. It doesn’t take a genius to know that this kind of reaction isn’t healthy. A…

therapist explaining different narrative therapy exercises

What Are Narrative Therapy Exercises?

During treatment, clients will go through many types of therapies and rehab programs. The initial stage of rehab involves a full evaluation and assessment of the client’s needs. With this information, the rehab center can decide which kind of treatments the client requires. They may offer narrative therapy exercises, outdoor therapy or other options. What…

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Paying for Rehab: What Are My Options?

One of the biggest barriers to getting help for an addiction disorder can be the price. The cost of rehab doesn’t have to be a deterrent for someone who needs treatment. There are many options for paying for rehab whether or not you have health insurance. Paying For Rehab With Health Insurance Most health insurance…

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What Is EMDR?

A lot of treatment options are available when it comes to addiction. To adequately treat the disease, however, people have to deal with underlying issues. In many cases, these problems led to addiction in the first place. One way that rehab centers deal with them is with EMDR, but what is EMDR? What Is EMDR?…

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Redefining Creativity During Your Recovery Journey

If you’ve bought into the myth that you must use drugs or alcohol to “spur your creativity,” you’re not alone. For decades, artists, musicians and other creatives have been credited with producing great works of art when they were drinking or using. Unfortunately, many of these creative geniuses have died at the hands of their…

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How Adventure Therapy Can Help Young Adults Recover From Addiction

When you and your family are researching the appropriate substance addiction programs for your young adult, you may encounter references to adventure therapy and wonder what role it can play in assisting your loved one back to full health and well-being. Adventure therapy has been a prominent, distinct form of psychotherapy since the 1960s, with…