Embracing Trauma Recovery as a Process

Embracing Trauma Recovery as a Process

Traumatic experiences can cause significant psychological and physiological damage to the brain, so recovery requires a thorough diagnosis and careful treatment that can take months, or even years, to complete. In certain situations, full recovery proves to be elusive, so people who suffer from neurological and psychological damage must find healthy ways to cope with … Continue reading Embracing Trauma Recovery as a Process

Debunking the Myth That You Won’t Have to Work in Rehab

Debunking the Myth That You Won’t Have to Work in Rehab

The reality of rehab is often obscured by myth and fiction. The sum total of most people’s knowledge of rehab is based on some combination of dramatic or comedic depictions in films or the sensationalism of reality TV. Most people imagine rehab for drugs like Ativan to either be something akin to the mental hospital … Continue reading Debunking the Myth That You Won’t Have to Work in Rehab

Why Is Controlling My Emotions So Important in Rehab?

Why Is Controlling My Emotions So Important in Rehab?

Drug and alcohol addiction can cause feelings and behaviors that the addict would have never predicted. At some point, the clutches of addiction become too strong, so an addict decides to seek treatment. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a main point of principles of addiction treatment is to address all of a … Continue reading Why Is Controlling My Emotions So Important in Rehab?