The Power of Community and Connection in Recovery: Finding Strength Together

In the journey of recovery from addiction, the value of community and connection is immeasurable. Often, the path to sobriety can feel lonely and challenging, but it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. Connecting with others who have walked similar paths can provide not only a sense of belonging but also a deeper understanding…

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A Beginner’s Guide To Incorporating Thankfulness Into Your Life

In a fast-paced world filled with challenges and distractions, it’s easy to overlook the simple but profound practice of gratitude. Yet, learning to embrace gratitude can transform your life in remarkable ways. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll explore what gratitude is, why it matters, and practical steps you can take to incorporate this powerful practice…

BASIC IOP REQUIREMENTS

BASIC IOP REQUIREMENTS The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Counselor’s Treatment Manual outlines a sample schedule that gives an idea of what you can expect if you or someone you know begins treatment at an IOP. This is only a sample, and your program may differ depending on your needs. Weeks 1-4 Weeks 5-16…

Rural Mental Health

It’s prohibitively difficult to access mental-health services in rural America.   That’s because, relative to urban areas, rural counties have so few mental-health professionals. The majority of nonmetropolitan counties in the U.S. don’t have a psychiatrist, and almost half lack a psychologist. The paucity has resulted in a public-health crisis—rural Americans suffering from a psychiatric condition…