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Partial Hospitalization Program

Seeking a partial hospitalization program could be a great alternative for addiction reatment. PHP treatment serves as a step down from inpatient treatment but still offers evidence-based therapies and practices. This might be an affordable option for those looking for treatment. Within Travis County,...

Outpatient Rehab Programs for Drug Addiction

Outpatient Rehab Programs for Drug Addiction

A severe addiction is best treated in an inpatient residential program so that the detoxification and withdrawal processes can be properly managed. However, outpatient rehab programs can be an excellent option for people who want to quit using their drugs but need a program...

KEY SOBRIETY MILESTONES

Whether you’ve been clean and sober for three months or three years, it’s always worthwhile to take the time to celebrate your recovery. Recovery is often referred to as a journey, not a destination; for this reason, it’s something that should continually be progressing....

ENMESHED FAMILY CHARACTERISTICS

Most people consider tight-knit families to be desirable, but there is such a thing as getting too close. Enmeshment is a trait of family dysfunction that involves poorly defined or nonexistent boundaries, unhealthy relationship patterns, and a lack of independence among family members. Children who grow up...

OUR FAVORITE POWERFUL QUOTES ABOUT RECOVERY

Recovery is one of the most rewarding endeavors you’ll ever undertake – one with benefits that last a lifetime. It’s also something you need to work at every day. Whether you’re newly sober or have been in recovery for decades, everyone needs a little inspiration...

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THE DANGERS OF NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER

Once you’re pursuing recovery from alcohol addiction, non-alcoholic beer may seem like an appealing and safe option. After all, it won’t get you drunk and lead to problems such as reckless behavior, impaired judgment, or blackouts. However, non-alcoholic beer has several issues you should...

RECOGNIZING THAT FEELINGS AREN’T FACTS

In one-on-one therapy or 12-step recovery group meetings, you may hear the phrase “feelings aren’t facts.” If you’re new to recovery, this saying’s meaning can be hard to grasp. When you view emotions as facts instead of transient states, you can get in the...

HOPE: THE FOUNDATION OF ADDICTION RECOVERY

WHAT HOPE IS (& WHAT IT ISN’T) Hope is defined by Mirriam-Webster as cherishing a desire with anticipation; wanting something to happen or be true. It’s markedly different from simple positive thinking because it requires a clear understanding of the obstacles you’ll face along the way. Just...

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