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3 Reasons to Seek Residential Treatment

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: November 22, 2021 Updated: October 29, 2021 If you or someone in your life is struggling with a substance use disorder, it can be hard to take the first step to get help, and it may be difficult to initially understand what level of…

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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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Helping a Loved One Into Cocaine Rehab

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: November 15, 2021 Updated: November 4, 2021 Substance use disorders have grown increasingly common in and around Las Vegas. Casual drug use, daily use, and accidental drug overdoses have also spiked around Nevada in the past year. While most of these statistics relate to…

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Qualities of a Successful Partial Hospitalization Program

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: November 10, 2021 Updated: October 29, 2021 For some patients with a severe substance use disorder, an extended residential stay may be the most effective option and involves the structure and support vital to their recovery. However, not every client seeking substance use disorder…

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Physical Effects of Benzo Addiction

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: November 3, 2021 Updated: November 4, 2021 Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are a set of prescription medications classified as sedatives. This class of medication is a frequently prescribed psychotropic drug used to treat mental health disorders. Benzos create a sedative or calming effect that helps…

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What Are Process Addictions?

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: October 31, 2021 Updated: October 5, 2021 Most people understand that it’s possible to form an addiction to a substance like drugs or alcohol. So after reading the title of this blog (and perhaps hearing more lately about process addiction treatment), you may be…

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Benefits of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Addiction

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: October 20, 2021 Updated: October 5, 2021 There are many treatments out there for substance use and other forms of addiction. Some focus on addressing addiction as its own beast and have that be the end of the story. But at Sierra Sage, we…

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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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Can Alcohol Addiction Be Cured?

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: October 13, 2021 Updated: October 5, 2021 Is there such a thing as an alcohol addiction cure? That’s a question almost everyone has asked themselves somewhere along the course of their alcohol addiction treatment. For many with a reliance on alcohol, rehab can feel…

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How Successful Is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

Added By Sierra Sage Recovery Services Sierra Sage Recovery Services Published: September 7, 2021 Updated: August 27, 2021 Addiction treatment centers rely on a variety of methods to support effective recovery. One highly regarded option is participation in an intensive outpatient program, also known as an IOP. If you are battling a substance use disorder,…