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3 Benefits of Trauma-Informed Therapy for Addiction

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: December 7, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 The correlation between trauma and substance abuse is strong. One can easily and quickly feed the other. Even though trauma and substance use can go hand-in-hand, trauma-informed therapy benefits are numerous and help people live healthier, happier…

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What to Expect in Motivational Enhancement Therapy

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: November 17, 2021 Updated: November 4, 2021 The mental health field has discovered several approaches to addiction therapy. Two examples are cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). These methodologies involve tracing an individual’s addiction back to core thinking patterns. Once found, the…

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Ways Trauma Can Fuel Substance Abuse

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: October 16, 2021 Updated: October 5, 2021 For far too many people, trauma and substance abuse are two sides of the same coin. Or like fire and tinder, one fueling the other and resulting in only more and more damage. But where does it…

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Recognizing World Mental Health Day in October

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: October 10, 2021 Updated: October 5, 2021 October 10th is World Mental Health Day, a chance for people to mobilize and raise awareness of mental health treatment across the globe. Every year we follow a different theme. But regardless of the structure in which…

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Which Addiction Treatment Therapy Is Right for Me?

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: September 30, 2021 Updated: August 27, 2021 The complexity of addiction makes it challenging to treat, especially if you’re on your own. Just as addiction comes in many forms, though, so do therapies for addiction. Anyone who wants to curb their substance use can…

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Physical Effects of Anxiety and Addiction

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: September 28, 2021 Updated: August 27, 2021 Anxiety changes the way you perceive the world. Not only can persistent anxiety make you more cautious and irritable, but anxiety attacks can destroy the better part of your day. Many people who suffer from anxiety turn…

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Recognizing Suicide Prevention Day

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: September 10, 2021 Updated: September 22, 2021 Suicidal thoughts can arise in anyone, regardless of age, class, race, or health. This is why it’s so important to foster positive mental health and pay attention to one’s thoughts and feelings. Depression and anxiety are the…

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers Near Me

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: September 5, 2021 Updated: August 27, 2021 Addiction is a complex disease that can strike anyone at any time. However, like most diseases, a substance use disorder can be overcome with the right support and professional treatment. Addiction can appear in conjunction with other…

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How Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Can Improve Self-Esteem

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: August 8, 2021 Updated: July 27, 2021 When addressing substance use disorders or mental health issues, there are many different treatment methods. Some facilities treat these issues with medications, while others tackle them from a behavioral standpoint. A popular and practical approach to substance…

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Does Substance Abuse Heighten Depression Symptoms?

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: July 13, 2021 Updated: July 13, 2021 Depression affects over 40 million adults across the United States. While it’s natural in a person’s life to experience highs and lows, for some of us, those lows take hold of our entire lives. When it reaches…