Time Takes Time

Here we are, already in the last quarter of 2016! We wanted to give you a recap of some of the addiction recovery resources we provided so far. February 2016 Prescott House Articles: Monitoring Stress Throughout the Treatment Process Preventing Addiction Relapse After Recovery March 2016 Prescott House Articles: Sex…

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Dual Diagnosis: Explaining the Language of Addiction Series

It may seem kind of obvious that this generally refers to a person who has been diagnosed with two different afflictions. But there’s a little more to it than that. Here is what dual diagnosis means:  Dual diagnosis is a term for when someone experiences a mental illness and a…

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Becoming the Man I’ve Always Looked Up To: Chris Sobel’s Long Road to Happiness

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Chris Sobel has been clean and sober for 14 years. He is a committed husband, a loving father, a responsible homeowner, an experienced therapist and one hell of a cook. He’s worked as a chef and a sous chef in some fantastic restaurants and he helped launch some of the…

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Sober Living Houses—Therapies For Addiction

Sober Living Houses Sober living houses provide safe places for addicts to reconstruct their lives once they begin the process of recovery. These houses are usually alcohol and drug free environments that the residents of all have a common desire to recovery.  They usually fall in line with 12-step programs…

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Yoga—Therapies For Addiction

Yoga The common theme throughout all of the treatment therapies mentioned here as well as countless others that were not mentioned, in treating addiction, is the idea that self-awareness, self-esteem, spirituality (not religion), and positive self-affirmation are key components to recovery from addiction.  Yoga has been practiced for thousands of…

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Adventure Therapy—Therapies For Addiction

Adventure Therapy Adventure therapy is has been used for many other issues besides addiction.  Chronic psychiatric patients, abused men women and children, incest victims, troubled adolescents and even family counseling are all areas that have benefited from adventure therapy.  “The personal and group resources needed to succeed in stress-related activities…

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Meditation—Therapies For Addiction

Meditation Meditation has been used throughout time for many different reasons.  Studies have shown that meditation reduces stress, normalizes blood pressure and provides more self-awareness. “We operate philosophically from a counseling perspective that addiction represents (a) a client’s attempt to avoid dealing with life stressors by pursuing a feelings-on-demand lifestyle,…

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