Why Are Crisis Plans Essential in Recovery?

Why Are Crisis Plans Essential in Recovery?

You are likely familiar with crisis plans if you have received or are currently in treatment for a substance use or mental health disorder. Crisis plans, which may be acknowledged within aftercare plans, provide detailed guidelines on how to respond to crisis...
Should My Child Know About My Past Addiction?

Should My Child Know About My Past Addiction?

In 2017, SAMHSA published a report stating an annual average of 8.7 million children (age 17 or younger) in the United States live with at least one parent who has or has had substance use disorder (SUD). As genetics play a critical risk factor in the development of...
Why Does Addiction Affect Everyone Differently?

Why Does Addiction Affect Everyone Differently?

Have you ever wondered why some people develop substance use disorders while others do not? You may also wonder why some people experience more severe addictions than others that regularly use alcohol or other drugs. In general, addiction affects everyone differently...
What Is Acceptance & Commitment Therapy?

What Is Acceptance & Commitment Therapy?

Substance use and addiction often make people feel ashamed, guilty and distraught over their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Many people avoid seeking treatment and recovery because they think they are not yet ready to face the distressing emotions and consequences...
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