Addiction Recovery Mindfulness

Understanding Mindfulness in Addiction Recovery Programs

Addiction recovery programs offer a wide variety of healing methods, from cognitive behavioral therapy to illness management and recovery to 12-step based practices. Mindfulness is a method that works in tandem with these evidence-based therapeutic methods to help clients work through the cycles of addiction and create thoughtful ways to manage potential relapse. In fact,…

Do addiction recovery programs work

Do Addiction Recovery Programs Work?

Recovery is possible. Addiction recovery programs work. The recovery process can be a long one with many ups and downs, but it is absolutely possible for anyone seeking help. If you or your loved one are feeling apprehensive about the process or have been quick to assume that treatment or recovery does not work, there…

woman staying sober during coronavirus

Staying Sober During Coronavirus

Under normal circumstances, staying sober is challenging. Now, with the social distancing guidelines and other restrictions in place due to coronavirus, things are further complicated. Staying sober during coronavirus means that it is more challenging to access recovery meetings and other support. Lucida Treatment Center is here to help you with ways you can stay…

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Addiction Severity Impacts Effectiveness of Drug Treatment

Research shows that the effectiveness of drug treatment for addiction may depend on the phase of the addiction. Researchers found that their subjects responded differently to drug treatment depending on whether their cocaine addiction was in its early stages or fully-fledged. Currently, there are no drug treatments available for cocaine addiction in humans. However, researchers…