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The Importance of Trauma-Focused Care in Treatment

Many times, the person being treated for addiction is confused about the root causes of their disorder. Some surveys suggest that trauma could be responsible for most substance abuse. For this reason, trauma-focused care is now at the forefront of treatment programs and is of vital importance in any treatment plan for substance abuse or…

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Can Obsessive Thinking Impact Addiction?

If you’re having obsessive thoughts, it can be more than just distracting. Obsessive thinking can become one of the causes of addiction because if you aren’t able to gain control over the distressing thoughts and images flowing into your head, you may find yourself turning to substances to quiet your mind. At TruHealing Centers, our…

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How to Identify Addictive Behaviors in a Loved One

Seeing an addiction in loved ones can make you feel helpless. This is because addictive behaviors come with a myriad of negative physical, emotional, behavioral, and social consequences not just for the person who is using but also for their friends and family members. If you notice signs of addiction in loved ones, now is…