Emotional Regulation in Recovery

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Learning to cope with challenging emotions without drinking or using is a big part of recovery. During active addiction, many of us get used to numbing our feelings with drugs or alcohol. This is called “self-medication”—when people use substances to regulate emotions and co-occurring mental health disorders. I’ve found that a big part of the […]

How Can Holistic Therapy Help in Addiction Treatment?

Some people still consider holistic therapy an alternative approach to help clients recover from a substance use disorder. However, many addiction treatment professionals now recognize the benefits of a holistic therapy program. This is because it is now clear that holistic healing is effective for treating addiction, especially to substances such as opiates, benzos, and […]