Medication-assisted therapy (MAT) is one of many tools we can utilize in recovery from addiction. Combined with therapy, MAT helps rehabilitate the lives of those who have struggled with substance use disorder (SUD) and other mental health disorders. Furthermore, MAT, under the care of board-certified medical directors, is a valuable…More info
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Adapting to everyday life after retiring from the military can be difficult for veterans. Fortunately, veteran-specific treatment is available to help veterans better adjust to civilian life. Residential treatment transforms lives in a myriad of ways, from helping veterans recover from addiction to providing structure and certainty amidst day-to-day chaos….More info
It is well known that many veterans battle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). There can be a sense of hopelessness that comes with PTSD and the desire to do anything that will alleviate symptoms. Commonly, many veterans turn to substance use to self-medicate, which can ultimately lead to substance use…More info
In 12-Step recovery, addiction is often referred to as a “three-part or threefold illness.” This “illness” is composed of what is known as “the physical allergy,” “the obsession of the mind,” and “a spiritual malady.” In recovery, whether it be 12-Step or term-specific, the goal is to address these three…More info
There is something that most people in active addiction experience often referred to as “terminal uniqueness.” What this means is that people struggling with addiction often feel like they are the only ones going through it, or at least the only ones struggling with it on such a severe scale….More info