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Trauma-informed care is an important part of therapy for many drug treatment clients. Whereas many treatment centers focus on using and addiction, there are many benefits of trauma-informed care. Many people come to recovery and treatment with unresolved issues related to something traumatic they have experienced in their life. Some people may have anxiety or PTSD, which are both mental health disorders that are treatable and often require medication and talk therapy. For others, the
Unlike physically addictive drugs like alcohol and heroin, cocaine is psychologically addictive. In fact, aside from methamphetamine, cocaine is considered to create the most significant psychological dependence of any drug. CESAR (the Center for Substance Abuse Research) classifies cocaine as “highly addictive,” particularly when processed into the crack and smoked. According to CESAR, “A person can become addicted after his or her first time trying crack cocaine.” Cocaine: The Basics Cocaine is a stimulant drug
From Detox to Continuing Care – the Value of a Comprehensive Drug Treatment Program There is a cause for rejoicing among the residents of Kern County, California. Some luxury inpatient residential drug treatment and rehabilitation centers are doing their part in making sure that individuals who seek drug treatment and rehabilitation will be able to successfully reintegrate into their respective communities and neighborhoods with lesser chances of drug relapses. This is made possible through a
Not the Cure for What Ails You: Alcohol and Anger Your heart starts to race uncomfortably as you see the headlights of your husband’s car as he pulls into the driveway later than usual. He stumbles into the house, gives you and the kids a quick hello, and makes his way into the living room, where he turns on the ball game. His ruffled demeanor suggests he had gone to the bar after a hard
Dealing with strong emotions can be challenging. This is often a contributing factor for those struggling with substance abuse issues. What starts as a way to blow off steam after a tough day can become the only way you know how to handle anger, stress, or fear. When you enter an alcohol or drug rehabilitation program, you’ll begin dealing with these complicated feelings in newly found sobriety, which can pose additional challenges and risks. Struggling