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Have you ever heard of Cognitive Processing Therapy or CPT? If you are among those that have heard of it, you may be wondering why it would be used as a therapy for substance abuse addiction. After all, it is generally a therapy used to treat people suffering from a...read more
There’s an old saying that music soothes the soul. It has the power to calm the mind, bring back memories, and stir up emotions. Music provides an outlet for the release of a full range of feelings. It affects the brain and influences human behavior. The power of...read more
What exactly are boundaries? According to the Merriam Webster Learner’s Dictionary, boundaries are “unofficial rules about what should not be done: limits that define acceptable behavior.” For a person recovering from an addiction, boundaries are essential. They are...read more
Have you heard of vibroacoustic therapy? If you haven’t, you are not alone. A type of holistic therapy, vibroacoustic therapy is often used in conjunction with traditional therapies for those recovering from substance addiction. What is Vibroacoustic Therapy?...read more
You see the stories on the news. You know drug addiction is becoming an epidemic. Your neighbor was arrested for driving while under the influence. A friend’s son was caught with his mother’s prescription medication at school. You wonder if your loved one’s unusual...read more
It goes by many names - weed, pot, hash, grass, chronic, bud, cannabis, 420, ganja, herb. This is just a small sample of the more than 1,000 names for marijuana. But regardless of what you call it, the end result of smoking, vaporizing, or ingesting this dangerous...read more
Pablo Picasso once said, “Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” For someone struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction, art therapy can be a valuable part of the process of building a sober future. While you can't treat addiction simply by creating...read more
Summit BHC Grows to Twelve Facilities Nationwide with Its Acquisition of Women in New Recovery Franklin, TN – Summit BHC (Summit), a leading provider of addiction treatment and behavioral health services, today announced the acquisition of Women in New Recovery...read more
Addiction is a disease that can be called an “equal opportunity destroyer”. Much like cancer, it crosses every socio-economic boundary, as well as natural boundaries, such as gender. While both men and women make up the estimated 23.5 million Americans addicted to...read more