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Change the Way You Think, Then Change the Way You Live
The Importance of Mindset in Recovery When it comes to beginning a journey to sobriety in a non 12 step rehab, it’s important to have the right mindset. Having an appropriate mindset going into a non 12 step treatment center will greatly increase the likelihood of success, as a person’s mentality is often what keeps them from making progress or improving the situations they’re in. Altering and improving upon one’s mindset will not always come easily, but learning to control thoughts and stay positive will be beneficial in many different situations throughout life, especially in a non 12 step program.  By and ...

If You Think There Might Be a Problem, There Already Is
Opiate abuse cases range in severity, complexity, and duration. Family members often struggle when they think a loved one is using opiate drugs, but they don’t know how or when to bring up the subject of considering outpatient treatment. A substance use disorder is described clinically as a medical condition that produces significant impairments in health management, social function, and self-control. A drug abuser may know their drug of choice threatens life and security, but not be physically or mentally able to face opiate withdrawal without specialized help and support delivered in opiate treatment centers. In a perfect world, all initial substance use disorders ...

6 Ways Addiction Treatment Is Moving Beyond 12 Steps
Traditional rehab programs are often geared toward detoxification and short-term rehab options that allow the patient to start the recovery process. Non 12 step rehab programs go much further and much deeper, creating an environment where change is implemented and not just talked about. A non 12 step drug rehab program works by offering the patient resources that allow them to let go of the old behaviors, patterns, and habits that kept them trapped in their cycle of addiction, recovery, and relapse.  Breaking Old Patterns By Modifying Behaviors The key to breaking old patterns and habits is to identify the behaviors that trigger them. These ...

Pursuing an Alcohol-Free Future
Find out how looking forward keeps you from going backwards. For many, alcohol abuse is debilitating. Substance abuse treatment takes time, dedication and new habits. Alcoholism affects people from all walks of life, spanning across many ages, races and socioeconomic brackets. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism states that over 80,000 people die from alcohol-related instances every year in America. Today, alcohol is still one of the nation’s most preventable death causes—second to a sedentary lifestyle and tobacco. While this fact may be unfortunate, it also holds value for those who’ve faced addiction. Life after alcoholism exists—and it can be a ...