The Family’s Guide to Supporting a Loved One in Recovery

In 2017, Kevin Simmers, a former narcotics officer, did everything he could to combat the opioid epidemic. He arrested many people who’d been struggling with addiction because that was his goal; but he was in for a major lesson. According to WAMU 88.5, at 18 years old, Kevin’s daughter began battling addiction, too – and…

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The Difference Between CBT and DBT

Psychotherapy, also known as “talk therapy,” is when a person works one-on-one with a therapist to cover deep-rooted issues that may not have been addressed before. Many people in addiction recovery have struggled with trauma, abuse, neglect, pain and more, but haven’t been given the opportunity to heal and move forward from these tragic incidents.…

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Your Ultimate Guide to Anxiety and Addiction Recovery

It’s completely normal to experience bouts of anxiety from time to time – job interviews, meeting new people and being thrown into social situations can easily make a person jittery. There are times, however, when anxiety begins to fester out of control – and that’s when trouble can start. According to the Anxiety and Depression…

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