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How Psychoeducational Groups Can Improve Your Recovery

When an addict enters treatment, whether in patient or outpatient, they are likely to be offered several different services. These services might include individual therapy, group therapy, support groups, medication therapy, and psychoeducational groups. Each of these services has its own important role in addiction treatment. Psychoeducational groups are used in treatment to provide a foundation of knowledge to...

Grief Counseling and Rx Addiction Help

Many addictions begin when an individual begins taking a prescription substance to provide feelings of euphoria and an escape from either physical or emotional pain. Prescription drugs comprised of opium are popular candidates for this type of abuse. Unfortunately the escape from pain that comes with heavy drug use is always temporary. Ironically, this escape can ultimately cause more pain, as the user experiences...