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Partial Hospitalization Program - BRC Recovery

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...

Intensive Outpatient Programs

Intensive Outpatient Programs

If you or a loved one is struggling with an addiction, you may have been trying to deny it for a while. But now, you know you need help. This is the best thing you can do for yourself and others.  However, going away...

enabling vs empowering

Enabling vs Empowering

When your loved one is showing symptoms of addiction and is struggling through life, your first instinct is to help them. You want them to be happier and healthier and may even go to extreme measures to protect them from themselves. There is a...

prescription drug abuse

Effects of Prescription Drug Abuse

When a physician writes a prescription for a particular medication, there are many factors that go into the type of drug chosen as well as the amount and the frequency of the dosage. These factors ensure the effectiveness and the safety of that medication...

active participation in rehab

Stop Flying Under the Radar

Taking that first step toward participating in an addiction treatment program is critical for getting your life back. However, the important word there is “participating.” When every day counts in treatment, you will need to stop flying under the radar so you’ll get the...

perfectionism

Being Perfect vs. Perfectionism

Wanting to be good at something is human nature. Wanting to be perfect can cause issues around mental health and even addiction. Being perfect may seem to be the ultimate goal in many areas of your life, but perfectionism can actually hold you back...

personality disorders and addiction

Personality Disorders and Addiction

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This year’s theme emphasizes the message that you are not alone and that you can connect safely to heal and to prioritize your mental health. Especially given the challenges of the past year, remember that it’s okay to...

can you get sober alone

Can You Get Sober Alone?

You may be ready to quit drinking or stop using drugs, but you are unsure about whether you need help to do so. Maybe you’ve always been independent and want to try to do this by yourself also. Or maybe you think you just...

engagement and disengagement in recovery

Engagement and Disengagement in Recovery

You wouldn’t sign up for a gym membership and expect to become more physically fit just because you carry a membership card. You won’t build muscles or lose weight even if you do visit the gym occasionally but still do not work out on...

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