Man benefitting from cognitive behavioral therapy techniques

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques

Many people who have substance use disorder are also diagnosed with a mental health disorder, as well. This is referred to as dual diagnosis. For example, you may have a generalized anxiety disorder as well as drug addiction to meth or benzos. When co-occurring conditions are present, then cognitive behavioral therapy techniques will be helpful.…

Woman struggles through the marijuana withdrawal timeline

The Marijuana Withdrawal Timeline

Marijuana is one of the most commonly abused substances in the United States. While marijuana is predominately viewed as a recreational drug, it can be addictive. The widespread availability of marijuana combined with its affordability makes it one of the most widely abused illicit substances. Although marijuana addiction does not result in withdrawal as severe…

Man in therapy as part of his relapse prevention plan

Relapse Prevention Plan Examples

When you or a loved one is receiving treatment for a substance abuse issue, a proper relapse prevention plan can greatly improve your treatment outcome and strengthen your recovery. While not everybody experiences this during recovery, a successful relapse prevention plan is a valuable tool during treatment and recovery. Likewise, after successfully detoxing and engaging…