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Importance of The Continuum of Care in Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Importance of The Continuum of Care in Dual Diagnosis Treatment A common societal misconception about addiction is that the disorder can be “fixed” or “cured”. Recovery from the disease of addiction demands a lifelong approach to treatment. Many individuals assume that detox and treatment are the only methods required to achieve long term sobriety. Rehabilitation…

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The Importance of Treating Co-Occurring Disorders

The Importance of Treating Co-Occurring Disorders Diagnosing co-occurring disorders can be difficult due to the overlapping symptoms of mental illness and addiction. However, the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of both disorders are crucial for individuals to attain lasting recovery. After all, dual diagnosis addiction treatment helps individuals foster healthy coping habits and symptom management plans…

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Trauma-Informed Care: Trauma and Addiction Treatment

Trauma-Informed Care: Trauma and Addiction Treatment   There are many factors that contribute to alcoholism and addiction. While the root of these disorders may differ, over the last few decades, many healthcare professionals have concluded adult alcoholism and substance abuse are closely related to trauma. Traumatic experiences often shape both mental processing and behaviors. The…

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Is outpatient treatment effective?

Outpatient Treatment Is outpatient treatment effective? People and families seeking substance abuse treatment often have questions about the effectiveness of outpatient treatment. In North Carolina, there are far more options for outpatient treatment than there are for detox and inpatient treatment. This often leaves families either choosing to enroll a loved one at an outpatient…