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During Rehab

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Addressing Spiritual Wounds in the Recovery Process

Everyone knows rehab is designed to address the problems of addiction and substance abuse, treating patients who struggle with drug or alcohol addiction and working to not only wean them off their drug of choice but also teach them how to avoid future relapse and find lasting recovery. But that is only the physical, medical […]

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Understanding Codependency and Enabling Behaviors in Relationships

Struggling with addiction is inherently a lonely battle, but there are times when having someone else involved in your substance abuse problem is actually worse than going it alone. For many struggling with addiction, the worst thing that can happen is for those around you to take actions that actually help you continue to abuse […]

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Combining Faith and Science: Evidence-Based Practices in Christian Rehab

When the average person hears about Christian or faith-based rehab, they likely don’t have a particularly positive reaction to the concept. They also probably don’t have a very accurate idea of what it really means. While the modern worldview tends to perceive religion as the opposite of science, and therefore incompatible with something such as […]

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Overcoming Loneliness in Recovery: Finding Community and Connection

The fight to battle through addiction and find recovery from substance abuse can not only be difficult but an isolating, solitary process, as well. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. If the patient embraces the process and the people they encounter therein, they can learn to overcome loneliness in recovery by finding community […]

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Recovery Empowerment in Marginalized Groups

While substance abuse is no respecter of persons, content to plague someone regardless of gender, race, orientation or any other personal aspect, it is nonetheless true that addiction can be a serious risk for patients in marginalized communities. The farther outside of the perceived default of the mainstream, the more likely an addict will have […]

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Embracing Vulnerability in Recovery: Opening Up to Authentic Connections

Addiction can be a lonely condition to endure. Even if someone dealing with substance abuse finds themselves within a community of others struggling with addiction, such bonds pale in comparison to the primary dedication each person in such a group enshrines above all others: that is, to say, their addiction itself. They each exist in […]

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Overcoming Trauma in Addiction Recovery: Healing Wounds of the Past

While the primary focus of rehab is to overcome addiction and heal for those struggling with substance abuse, the very nature of addiction often means those working through recovery are dealing with other problems as well. Addiction can bring along accompanying trauma, often caused by substance abuse itself, which can produce additional roadblocks to recovery […]

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