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Safety at Rehab

Safety at Rehab Social distancing is something we all now must embrace. While limiting large gatherings and social interactions are critical to stopping the spread of COVID-19, the practice will have other consequences — in particular, on recovery from substance abuse. Outpatient treatment programs have begun canceling or closing their doors to reduce the gathering…

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Depression Treatment

Depression Treatment Amid COVID-19 Fears The need for prompt depression treatment has never been more crucial, especially in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, which is one of the most significant pandemics in modern history. This unprecedented occurrence has seen many people develop suicidal thoughts while others drown in drugs and alcohol addiction. All these behavioral…

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Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety Treatment During The COVID-19 Pandemic Large universities in the United States such as Harvard and MIT are closing their campuses. Most businesses across the world are asking their employees to work from home and refrain from traveling. Canceling or postponing business plans affects industries such as hotels and airlines. Many people are developing anxiety…

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How Motivational Interviewing Is Used To Begin Substance Abuse Treatment

Motivational interviewing is a treatment modality developed in the early 1990’s. Two clinical psychologists, Miller and Rollnick, were major contributors. It was intentionally designed to help people succeed in substance abuse treatment. As a result, motivational interviewing and addiction go hand in hand.  Taking control of your addiction takes personal motivation. You may have begun…