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Types of Therapy Used for Substance Abuse: Options in Recovery

Substance use disorder is a complicated condition. Therefore, it requires a complex treatment strategy. For this reason, no two treatment plans will ever look alike. The best treatment plans, however, use multiple approaches to support recovery. There are many types of therapy used for substance abuse treatment. Some are more commonly prescribed than others. Types of…

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What Is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Nearly one-third of individuals with mental illnesses and almost one-half of those with severe mental illnesses also suffer from co-existing problems with addiction or substance abuse. Likewise, more than one-third of all alcohol abusers and over half of all drug abusers suffer from some form of mental illnesses. When individuals struggle with both, professionals call…

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Microbiome and Mental Health

While many realize healthy eating can improve physical health, many fail to understand just how important nutrition affects mental health. Recently, researchers and scientists have discovered numerous benefits in managing one’s microbiome. Not only do the trillions of beneficial microorganisms living on our skin and in our body (specifically, our gut) affect our physical wellbeing,…