Coronavirus Impact on Drug and Alcohol Recovery

What is Coronavirus or COVID-19? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness in humans and animals. These viruses are known to cause respiratory infections that may be more severe such as, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). COVID-19 is the…

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Am I Experiencing Codependency?

Codependency occurs when one person in a dysfunctional relationship relies on their partner or family member for their emotional needs or sense of self-worth. In addition, codependency happens when a person enables another to continue their addiction, self-destructive behavior, or mental disorder. Therefore, asking yourself ‘Am I experiencing codependency?’ is an excellent way to guard…

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CBT vs DBT

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) are both effective in treating both mental disorders and drug or alcohol addiction. Both are evidence-based methods that include both individual and group therapy led by a licensed treatment specialist. However, there are some differences between CBT vs DBT. Dialectical behavioral therapy is a form of cognitive-behavioral…

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