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Substance Abuse Group Therapy Activities

Substance abuse group therapy activities are an important part of an addiction treatment program in Argyle, TX. Clients in recovery usually participate in the activities after they go through a medical detox program and are ready for behavioral therapy. Group therapy is done in an inpatient or outpatient setting and is usually led by one or more therapists…

The Cost of Alcohol Addiction [Infographic]

Most people aren’t aware of the true cost of alcohol addiction. Sure, there’s a direct financial cost that they can calculate. However, the real cost of addiction goes well beyond money. Addiction takes a toll on people’s emotions and relationships as well. The Financial Cost of Alcohol Addiction Let’s start with the most literal cost…

Sustained Recovery and Susan B. Anthony

The Susan B. Anthony coin was issued to meet a specific currency need – a dollar currency more enduring than the paper dollar bill. Therefore, the coin was produced for that particular purpose. However, after the coin was released, it was poorly received by the American populace who did not widely accept and use the…

male showing signs of porn addiction

Common Signs of Porn Addiction

With the porn industry booming out of control, many families are scrambling to pick up the pieces of a fragmented home. Often from spotting the signs of porn addiction within one of the married family members. While sex addiction treatment is sometimes necessary, a new need for porn addiction treatment is rising. According to recent…

Lisa King who knows it's okay to not be okay

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

We live in a society where we often feel pressure on all sides: pressure to be a better parent, pressure to be a better partner, pressure to do a better job at work, pressure to be a better person, pressure to make better choices, pressure to be at a certain place in our recovery. The…

a man looks frustrated as he experiences sex addiction symptoms

Common Sex Addiction Symptoms

Everywhere you turn today, you have access to highly sexualized images through ads, music lyrics, videos, and internet sites. For most people, this exposure remains in healthy balance with the rest of their lifestyle. However, for some people, sex addiction takes over their lives, derailing them from healthy relationships and other life goals. If you…

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Healing From Trauma

Mindful Transformation: Redefining Your Trauma Traumatic events happen when we least expect it and they have a way of uncovering and exposing flaws that we never knew we had. After trauma, some individuals lose interest in doing things that once brought them pleasure. They feel down, depressed and hopeless. Some have trouble falling asleep, staying…